Cross Vegas cometh

11 September 2014

Well we’ve ridden the course, Paul has dialled my bike and all that’s left to be done is to get our rad on for Cross Vegas! I haven’t quite kicked the lurgy that I picked up just before the Sacramento race but I’m feeling better than I was then so that’s a good sign. For […]


Cold beer and file treads

8 September 2014

We’re on the road again, this time driving from Sacramento to Las Vegas for Cross Vegas. Yesterday was the inaugural West Sacramento CX Grand Prix, and all three of us had a roll. Pete opened his international racing account in style, Paul put some guys into the tape, and I tried not to eat grass. […]


Enter the Dragon: A mostly true account of China CX

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Best auspicious greetings honoured reader! This post be welcoming in heart and hope for longtime forgiveness of not earlier posting. Be that I have faced many adventures and much happiness in past week; no facebook make hard work of updating you my beloved reader. But fear not the iron instagram curtain, for today I write […]

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How to watch CX world champs

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For those playing along at home, here’s a great article by on how you can follow world champs live. If you have other methods which work well in Australia feel free to add it to the comments below. The race is at 3pm Hoogerheide time on Saturday, which is 1am Sunday in Melbourne. Thanks […]


Fan mail

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One thing that cross races seem to have in spades is crazy fans. Mel and I have had our fair share of interest from friendly locals wanting fan cards and photos. Some of the locals we’ve met have been lovely – sending pictures of the races and coming and chatting to us when we’re freezing […]


The road to CX worlds

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Cyclocross worlds are 3 days away and I still can’t really believe I’m here. It’s all seemed just a crazy plan for so long now that I almost managed to convince myself that it was. But here we are. After I won nationals, I remember someone asked me whether I’d consider going to world champs […]


Cyclocross World Championships: the rise of the Babushka

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A long overdue post. We have been in Bergen op Zoom, NED, for around a week now. So far we have clocked up: 24hrs of plane travel (and 60kg of bike luggage) 2 Belgian CX races (and 1 win!) 1 case of food poisoning 1 jar Speculoos around a million loads of washing some new friends […]


2013 Australian CX championships

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Phew! Sorry it’s taken me so long to write this up. If it weren’t for the horrendous conditions today at Falls Creek you’d have been waiting another week to read this. So hurray for global warming (anyone? Anyone??). Last week was the 2013 Australian CX championships. You can read more about them here, here and […]


Selection Criteria for Commuter Olympics: Official Announcement

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PRESS RELEASE City cyclists today have been buoyed by the news that Cycling Australia has released its official selection criteria for the 2014 Commuter Olympics. The Cyclone Hubbards, as the team will be known, will comprise 14 of the nation’s top commuter cyclists. Hubbard High Performance Manager Harry Halfwheel has high hopes for the contingent: […]


A long time between drinks

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I know it’s been ages, and I know you’ve probably stopped visiting, but I’m back. And so is SKINSUIT SUNDAY! Sorry it’s been so long. I’ve been a bit distracted… there is just so much good stuff going on it’s hard to keep up. I bought a couch around 6 weeks ago and I got […]

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