Farewell Cadel but Not Goodbye

By | February 9th, 2015|BLOG, Celebration, Friends, Motivation|

This blog is a couple of weeks late in coming but I really wanted to thank Cadel Evans for all the exciting times we as admirers and fans shared with him in his cycling journey. Although is was a 20 year career I don't believe that it is yet over.  There is so much more to just [...]

2014 Comes to an End

By | December 31st, 2014|BLOG, Celebration, Family, Friends|

As I sit here with a glass of wine to celebrate the last day of 2014, I'm reflecting on the year that was.  For me it was a fantastic year with many highs throughout the year.  For others it was a year of sadness, heartache and the unknown. Our world has been a place of [...]

Road Race – World Para Cycling Championships

By | September 2nd, 2014|BLOG, Family, Friends, Motivation, Racing|

Today was the last day of the 2014 World Para Cycling Championships and it was also my last ride of the competition in the Road Race.  I had such a good ride during the ITT that I didn't think it would be possible to have two perfect rides!  I knew that the day was going [...]

Next Stop 2014 World Para Cycling Championships

By | August 18th, 2014|BLOG, Family, Friends, Training|

I thought I had better write a bit about what I have been up to!  I left Segovia, Spain 3 weeks ago and headed to Toronto via Frankfurt.  I have spent the last 3 weeks not only in full training mode getting ready for the World Para Cycling Championships, but also visiting with family and [...]

Road Course Recon

By | July 22nd, 2014|BLOG, Friends, Motivation, Training|

Today was a really busy day for the entire team as we had 4 riders who needed to be classified, another rider to be picked up in Madrid, some just doing their own training and some of us wanting to go to the Road Race Course.  So needless to say people were all over the [...]

Segovia, Spain – Training Camp

By | July 12th, 2014|Friends, Motivation, Training|

I headed to Spain with the rest of the Australian Para Cycling team on Wednesday.  We arrived in Barcelona after 22 hours of flying only to be confronted with an 8 hour drive to Segovia.  I had been to Segovia in June of 2012 for the World Cup and absolutely fell in love with this [...]

Para Cycling on the Rise in Victoria

By | June 21st, 2014|BLOG, Friends, Racing|

Today I travelled to country Victoria to take part in the Castlemaine ITT.  As it turns out there was a bit of a surprise for us Para Cyclists, we had our own category and only found out last night that this Time Trial is the first in a series. I must give kudos to Ben [...]

Courage – Rowing an Ocean

By | June 4th, 2014|Charity, Friends, Motivation, MS|

Back on the 29th of December 2012, I wrote a blog about my friend Tim Spiteri, it was titled Tim's Voyage - Madness on the Sea.  At the time Tim was about to embark on a journey rowing with 7 others across the Atlantic Ocean.  They were hoping to break the world record for the [...]

All Things Cycling in WA

By | March 31st, 2014|BLOG, Friends, Motivation, Racing, Speaking|

The last week and a half has been extremely busy, first with a trip to Port Hedland, the gateway to the Pilbara in Western Australia.  I was invited up to be an Ambassador for Bike Week up there and to speak to the local kids about all things Paralympic and bicycle safety.  I was up [...]

2014 Racing Season Begins

By | March 17th, 2014|BLOG, Friends, Motivation, Racing|

Last Wednesday I headed north from Melbourne to go to Bathurst NSW to compete in the 2nd round of the National Para-Cycling Series.  I had missed the first round because the Fitzroy Mega Swim had been on the same weekend.  I was really looking forward to my first serious racing of the year and what [...]