After a few anxious rides on the track by myself, I tried the 100-lapper with Bankstown Sports Cycling Club.
The MRI showed a tear of the lateral meniscus, and surgery wouldn’t help. So what next? Is it possible to return to cycling with a torn meniscus?
I tried riding on the track at Dunc Gray Velodrome for the first time. Here’s why I think more road cyclists should give it a go.
Take a look at your medications. Are you inadvertently taking a banned substance? Here’s what happened when my doctor prescribed me the same drug that’s at the centre of Team Sky’s “jiffy bag” scandal.
The final hundred metres were the worst. In obscene crosswinds, descending a sweeping bend, the front wheel jolted horridly with each roaring gust. Cycling up Kosciuszko Road, on this day, had been a bad idea.
After getting dropped at Parramatta Park and suffering at the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, here are some brief thoughts on cycling training motivations.
Watching the Tour de France from Australia sucks, right? The stages are on so late at night! If your eyes have been a bit bleary at work this month, keep in mind that our awkward timezone has some handy benefits.