Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cycle strongman

The cycling Strongman, Chris Roach, delivered a talk about his cycling tour, which took him from Newcastle to Northern Europe, in a life-changing, four-year adventure, last night in Hamilton. I have always loved travel stories, they are a way to … Continue reading

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Bike lanes, Copenhagen style

It was always going to happen that Newcastle was going to get Compenhagen style bike lanes, as it had been promised in the Newcastle City Council Cycling Strategy, but nonetheless, I was surprised to learn that they are already here, … Continue reading

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Riding in the heatwave

I find it really difficult to capture temperature in a photo, so trying to convey some of the intensity of the heat we have experienced lately is impossible. Suffice to say that I have just been wearing loose dresses and … Continue reading

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Infrastructure failures

The other day I was riding to the beach with my daughter, who currently has a bakfiets on loan. This is very handy for her with her two young children…We rode from Maryville to Newcastle Baths, along Throsby Creek track, … Continue reading

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