twins.

nat and I have been collecting bits & bobs for a while. nat’s bike is getting a bit small … we collected a fork, a seat post (from a fellow gorilla), got some more titanium bolts and dug up some treasures in the garage: wheels, a shock. one day this nice nukeproof carbon bar turned…

my sdeps.

Just a thought but do you want to hear about my old school before I start my new one (which is on the 30-1-19)? You do, great. So, my old school was Sydney Distance Education Primary School (SDEPS for short), it was a great public school where anyone who can’t go to the same school…

my gravity girls.

Hello and welcome to 2019. New year, new school, high school to be exact but today I will be writing about something else so keep reading and see. As you all know from my previous writing (My Cannonball Festival), I “totally and completely” live for riding (and maybe animals, but… that’s not the point). Last…

titanium.

ah the possibilities. imagine: steel bolts are 50% heavier than titanium alloy bolts, so really that’s a massive saving. a full one third lighter! weight is very important, especially when you got to carry it up the mountain before you can shred back down. every gram counts, and this is why we are going to…

#soflat.

since the invention of tubeless tyres flats are mostly a thing of the past. here is why: typical accidental pinch flats, where the rims punch nice holes in the tube as you ride over something substantial at higher-than-safe speeds can’t happen when there is no tube, right? and if something goes right through the tyre?…

redecorating.

the frame isn’t here yet but as we mentioned before we already got a fork. the pike is a great piece of kit, but unfortunately this one is an unbranded version, which means it’s got this somewhat bland black and very dark grey theme going on. and since this pike is going onto a classic…