With evidence now indicating that 1 in 7 Australian men experiences Depression or Anxiety, or both, finding ways to remain healthy and active are of great importance. Suicide is the leading cause of death for males aged 15-44, with men three times more likely to take their own life than women.
Adelaide seems to have one of the most diverse areas and regions to ride a bicycle for avid cyclists. Read on to get all the reasons why you should be making Adelaide a must this summer.
As winter is upon us, the chances of catching the dreaded lurgy is usually increased. But if you’re like most athletes, your first concern when you start getting a runny nose and start sneezing, is great, what about my training, now I’ll lose all my fitness. Should I keep training, stop or modify my training plan?
To make the most of what is going to be an awesome adventure on two wheels, making sure that you take the right type of gear, kit and equipment, can be the difference to enjoying your time or being uncomfortable to say the least.
For some reason I have found this article hard to start writing about. There is nothing super exciting about a bike bag except for the fact that if you are putting your pride and joy into it your obviously heading away on an epic cycling holiday or journey. Now that is where the bike bag becomes exciting. It’s a tool. It’s an investment. You can and most likely will pay a lot of money to protect your bike and precious gear but its well worth it.
In the last weekend of July this year, Euro Cycle Tours were very proud to be a part of this year’s Townsville To Cairns Bike Ride – a ride which sees 360 people ride their bicycles 350km from Townsville to Cairns over 3 days.
Winter, for most of us, is uncomfortably cold and dark and getting out of bed to train isn’t that appealing, unless you are lucky enough to live in a warm climate. So why would you be motivated to keep training throughout winter when you could have your off season, eat chocolate, drink vin rouge, and watch others do all the suffering on brutal climbs at Le Tour de France on TV.
Gran Fondo roughly translated is “Big Ride” in Italian.
Whether you are planning your first Gran Fondo and have just handed over your hard-earned cash for the entry, or your gearing up for another epic ride with your friends, getting a training plan together can make the difference so you’re not getting dropped by your mates on the first climb of the day.
Narrow streets mean you get extra-close to the peleton
While the translation to English might sound a bit dramatic (Infinite Love for the 101st Giro) it’s a perfect phrase to describe my first Giro d’Italia experience.
Stage 15 Tolmezzo to Sappada
Watching the Giro on TV in Australia is great,