Australia

Insight: Ride Media HQ

RIDE Cycling Review is Australia’s premier magazine about the world’s most beautiful sport. The publisher also produces the official Aussie Tour de France guide, which always astounds me with its quality of presentation and is my constant companion for those… Read more »

Ken Piper’s Wooden Di2 Road

There is a wonderful parallel that can be drawn between bicycles and boats, when they are both coursing along their paths, but the kinship is all the more prevalent when they are drawn from that most classical of materials: wood.… Read more »

Jonathan’s Primate Frames Road

For Aussie fans of the custom bicycle, the name of Tarn Mott and Primate Frames is synonymous with big, burly and innovative frames. Tarn is a big guy himself, ably suited to bending steel with his bare hands, and his… Read more »

Jim Bundy #racklyf

The 2014 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show was held in March which, including the customary sticky heat that accompanies that date, seems like a lifetime ago, especially now, in August, when Sydney is in the middle of a month-long thunderstorm. One… Read more »

Flint Custom Cycles Road

The dust from the 2014 Tour de France has just settled, and most Australian followers of the World’s Greatest Bicycle Race have managed to get back to a normal sleep routine, but the next grand tour that I’m looking forward… Read more »

Competition: Rising from Ashes

There’s plenty of great cycling movies out there, beyond Quicksilver and Breaking Away. Now there’s a brilliant new movie that’s about to hit the screens: T.C. Johnstone’s Rising from Ashes. It’s the story of Team Rwanda, formed in 2005 when… Read more »

Kumo Signature Finish All-Roader

Kumo Cycles’s Keith Marshall will be significant presence at this weekend’s Pushies Galore show in Brisbane. He recently instigated a ‘Signature Finish’ line, which allows him a carte blanche when it comes to frame design and fabrication. This all-roader is… Read more »