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Non Pro Cycling #tourquiz Stage 1.

Ok people, each stage there will be a question for people to answer. No prizes, apart from bragging rights. Tonight, where will Cav come in the prologue? Answer in the comments below.

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Just #toursnacks

Get on board the #toursnacks train. Aussie cycling freaks love to nip out to the kitchen in the dead of the night to top up for the last 50kms of each stage. Keep an eye on Twitter for the #toursnacks … Continue reading

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Hashtag Snacks. What is all the fuss about.

I have been asked quite a few times now, “what is #toursnacks, #girosnacks, #thereandbacksnacks ?” Easy, it is this cycling freaks way of staying alert during the wee small hours that Aussie cycling fans have to watch the sport we … Continue reading

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30 Seconds! God Help Me.

This is the sort of thing that really winds me up. If you click on that you can see the car drivers sign language for “get off the fucking road”. So, if you are the driver or classy passenger of … Continue reading

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Norton Summit in Under 20 Minutes!

Earlier last week I took another swing at Norton Summit, my goal, a sub 20 minute climb. Once I got to the top, I didn’t think I had managed it. But when I got back to the motel, I thought … Continue reading

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Day X – Y @TDU.

Ok, so I tried to be clever and schedule some posts about the previous 2 days. Tip to self, always test these things before going ahead. *facepalm* So, today was day 5, I don’t want to know how many days … Continue reading

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Day 3 @ TDU

No Norton on the menu today. Just a lazy roll down to Glenelg. It was overcast, and I think I felt the first drops of rain I have ever felt in Adelaide. It was breezy again, and it blew most … Continue reading

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Day 2 @ TDU

This morning I dragged my body out of bed early. I felt ordinary. What an arse ache to get a cold on my holidays. I buggered around in my room for a while and then jumped on the bike. I … Continue reading

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TDU 2015 : The Trip and Meeting the Secret Non Pro

Car packed, goodbyes said, I was off on my yearly trip to Adelaide for the Tour Down Under. This is what I was leaving. Split over two days, it is roughly a 1400km trip each way. Two days there, seven … Continue reading

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What, a Blog Post?

Just a few happy snaps from my pedal around Culburra Beach this morning. Boat. #cycling #morningride #cubecycl A photo posted by @norbsy on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:40pm PDT Boats. #cycling #morningride #cubecycl A photo posted by @norbsy on Oct 10, 2014 … Continue reading

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