JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew met with Steve Nash of Adelaide Bike Fit, to evaluate the fit on his gravel bike and discuss the importance of an appropriate fit, and what an experienced fitter typically looks for. Remember, a properly fitted bike can make all of the difference between a fun time during your next […]
Meadows – A small town in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia. Best known for its historic buildings, craft shops, a winery and a must-visit bakery. Said bakery is very popular among the two-wheeled crowd. Nearby Kuitpo Forest measures 5,000 hectares / 12,355 acres and is a haven for bushwalking (aka hiking), cycling and equestrian […]
Grand-Tour victories are the line that separates good riders from champions. A first-place finish in the Giro d’Italia, the Vuelta a Espana or the Tour de France, the toughest races in the world, cement a rider’s place in history as one of the greats. Giovanni Battaglin belongs to the elite group of riders that have […]
Greetings trendsetters! Now, before anyone says… “hey JOM, where’s Part Four?”. Part Four would be my 2018 New Year’s Day video, even though it isn’t labeled as such. Moving along… My second gravel ride of 2018 took place on the 3rd of January, 2018. Forgive me for being a little behind, I am sort of […]
To kick off the first day of 2018 in an appropriate manner, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew joined Graeme from TheStickyBidon.com for a preview of 2018 Gravelaide. The full monty 104 mile / 167 kilometre course features 2,300+ metres / 7,500 feet of climbing, beautiful scenery and Australian wildlife. Where else can you ride […]
The Barossa Valley is located in South Australia, some 60 kilometres / 37 miles northeast of Adelaide’s city center, the birthplace of yours truly. The Barossa Valley is notable as a major wine-producing region of Australia and tourist destination. Within the valley are the towns of Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Rowland Flat, Lyndoch and Lyndoch. Not so […]
Thank you from Gravel Cyclist! I appreciate everyone’s encouragement and support, hope you have a fab time (and ride) during the last day of 2017. JOM (aka Jayson) – Founder – Gravel Cyclist P.S. If you experience trouble playing the video, check it out on the Gravel Cyclist Facebook Page.
Continuing from the last installment, the next destination for gravel fun would be Australia’s Capital City, Canberra. I’ll wager a lot of non-Aussies thought it was Sydney… moving on 🙂 The drive from the Central Coast of New South Wales to Canberra is about 360 kilometres / 225 miles. No biggie, except that I didn’t […]