I'm riding 1270km to find a cure for cancer. Mt Hotham to Hobart.
Friday 24th March to Saturday 1st April, 2017

26
Apr
2015

2015 Day two – Victor Harbour to Meningie

The day started out at a very early time again as we were off to pay our resepects on Anzac day. The dawn service at Victor Harbour was packed with people who were very respectful and the service that we witnessed was very moving.   The ride today was always going to be a tough one. After yesterdays hammering the body was still feeling very tender. The legs took a …Read more

24
Apr
2015

2015 Day one – Adelaide to Victor Harbour

Today started out ok, we rose at 4.15 am to make the short trip to the Adelaide oval where Channel 7 had setup for the morning cross’s. When we walked out of our room we looked up and saw stars and the hope that the pending forcast for the day would be wrong was dashed. It had already started to rain ! The atmosphere was one of excitement as we …Read more

23
Apr
2015

We ride tomorrow !!

Well we made it to Adelaide and we have been having a great time in the lead up to this years Tour. We have been to a couple of wineries and out for lunch then a leasurly ride this morning for coffee. The fun is over now though, we are getting ready to ride so its like a hive of activity here. More tomorrow.    

21
Apr
2015

3 sleeps to go

WOW Tour de cure has come around so quickly this year. It only seems like we were talking about putting my name in again and suddenly its three sleeps to go !! The lead up has been so busy, fundraising, riding and helping others to get to the line as well. The great news is that I am nearly at my target of $15,000 raised this year. I have to …Read more

16
Feb
2015

Brisbane TDC riding together

One of the great things about Tour de Cure is the fantastic friendships that you form with team mates that are dedicated to the same cause as you. In Brisbane we have a great crew that get together on a regular basis to train. Its great to get together with other like minded people that make up the TDC crew. This year we have Daren Armstrong, Jodi Harris, Geoff Moran, …Read more

14
Feb
2015

You have cancer

Sometimes year after year its hard to get motivated to keep riding and fundraising. This year that is defiantly not the case as I know a few people that have been touched by Cancer this year. Daryl and good mate and TDC support crew for the last 2 years was diagnosed with Prostate cancer and has undergone treatment late last year. Brett a client who’s wife contracted Breast Cancer (she …Read more

12
Jan
2015

Hills, Hills and More Hills

This week has been a hilly one !! Wednesday was Mt Cootha Thursday was Mt Gravatt Saturday was Mt Glorious Total of 5,069 m climbed this week. My legs are a bit second hand so today was a rest day !!    

09
Dec
2014

Training started

I know that the Tour de Cure for 2015 is not till the end of April but I have started training today. I know it seems like its a bit premature but I had a silly moment and signed up for the Three Peaks Challenge again this year as well in March. The Three Peaks are Tawonga Gap Mt. Hotham Falls Creek The ride is 235 km and that includes …Read more

14
Oct
2014

Ouch that hurt!!

WOOPS that hurt. Got into some gravel and went down on my side!! Thats the arm but you should see my butt !!. Did $450 worth of damage to the bike by bending the rear derailleur. Bugger

10
Oct
2014

That’s why we do it

Training for the Victorian Country Tour hasn’t been progressing as well as I wanted. Kathryn’s Father has been diagnosed with Cancer in the last month. He has cancer in his bones and liver and they think that it has come from his Lungs. Sometimes I wonder why I put endless hours in on the bike, why I spend time fundraising, time away from the family but when someone close to …Read more