8 weeks till Moama

Work is tough at the moment and finding work/life balance is a battle. I’m trying where I can- but I can definitely feel I’m starting to get over it.  Despite having to go to work today (Sunday) My brain is ready to tackle a new week.  I spent a couple of hours doing tasks that…

Tour of Sufferlandria – Embracing the pain

The Tour of Sufferlandria-Which is 9 days of interval work outs on the trainer by sufferfest. Each “stage” lasted between 50 minutes and 2.5 hours depending on the day, with a mix of sprints, attacks and long sustained climbs being simulated. My coach Jess asked me to write a quick post about my experience this…

One day at a time..

Getting there slowly..  the fitness continues to improve. My riding has become more consistent and my legs constantly fell tired.  I feel fitter and faster- yet i haven’t really lost weight. I can go harder for longer…oh that sounds wonderful.. and i can recover faster (every mans dream) and i can fall asleep as soon…

Labour day ride

Its Labour day here in Melbourne, so that means Monday off work, and an extra bit of time to ride. We took my daughter to the Zoo in morning, walked around and had a good time.  We walked enough, that i could feel the lactic acid from yesterdays ride in each of my leg muscles….

Rock vs Bear

Saturday i went back to the You Yangs.  The plan was to go in the morning, but as always other stuff popped up that needed doing so i finally got there about 1:30pm.  On the way there i decided to revisit the Stockyards side of the park, where i have only been once – and…

Mad Max XC

Finally today I got back on the bike and riding again. After 2 weeks of man flu inspired rest, it was time to test out the lungs and legs and see how far I could get without turning into a coughing and wheezing mess. I had originally planned the night before to head out to…