Audax Australia
This is the umbrella organisation running long distance cycling events in Australia Their website includes a calendar of events.

A place where cyclist can keep track of their mileage and any number of other statistics, as well as an attached forum.

A set of discussion forums covering almost every conceivable cycling related topic.

Cycling Adventurer
The Cycling Adventurer has tossed in the structured life of an urbanite to explore the world by bicycle. A well-written site detailing how he came to cycling, and what he learned along the way.

Crazy Guy on a Bike

Bicycle touring journals from all over the world, including a couple of my own.

Johns Cycles

This is my LBS on the Gold Coast. While they cater more to the racing market, their service, advice and workmanship is the best on the coast.

St Kilda Cycles

Importers of all manner of things hard to find in Australia, including the legendary Schmidt hub dynamo & E6 lights.


Wonderings and wanderings out and about in Portland, Oregon, US

The Journey
The journey begins in Perth, Western Australia.

Lance Notstrong
The "other" Lance!

Ms Mittens
The Wired Cat on-line

Iron Gambit

Aussie Writer and Cycletourist
A blog chronicling the writing and cycling of a seaside baby boomer.

Up in Alaska
Jill's subarctic journal about ice, bears and distant dreams of the midnight sun.

The Kin Chronicles
Taking mediocrity to a new level of ordinary.

Riding and running with a vengeance.

London Cycling Diary
Pedalling across the capital since August 2005.

CouchPilot-2-BikePilot (Zin's cycling blog)
Living an adventurous life with Type-2-Diabetes.

The adventures of Crazy Biker Chick
... Including cycling, adventuring, cooking, knitting and ranting.

Redneck Espanol
The two wheeled Spanish redneck.

Treadly and me
"Work is something I do between riding my bicycle".

Womanist philosophy and theology. Cycling, climbing, art, single-motherhood and fire-twirling.

Adrian Fitch's random rambling.
A bit about cycling, a bit about genealogy, a bit about radio but mostly a lot about nothing at all.

Geo's big adventure
The life and times of Geo.

It's about the bike
Musings on the cycling life.

Various cycling tidbits.

Industry Outsider
A blog about bikes and stuff.

Tweed Coast Treadly
An old man's bicycle riding diary.

A cyclist's life in Tenerife
(Canary Islands).

Bike to work to live to bike
It's never too late to get back on the bike

Stupid Hurts
Just the random scribblings of a guy with a bicycle

I'm not drunk enough for this
Really, I'm not.

What can I say? Just read it.

Mozam's cycling adventures
A random collection of the things I like to do most, and mostly that is to ride my bikes, bicycles that is... My musings from competitive riding, long distance endurance to puttering around the neighborhood..

More cycling blogs

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Wednesday, October 20, 2004

A new disease on the Gold Coast

Yes, that's right, a new one. It apparently started in Surfers Paradise, but by this evening it looks to have well and truly spread to Southport, Bundall and Broadbeach. It's apparently been nicnamed "Indy Fever*" by scientists who are using sticky labels to distinguish the metal cages in which the sufferers are sitting idle. The symptoms involve the suffer being stuck in a stationary metal box on a six-lane road clogged with other sufferers -- none of whom are moving.

The good news is that apparently a cure has been discovered. It involves removing the engine and at least two wheels (i.e. all the redundant parts) from those stationary metal boxes, which should allow for relatively free movement. Of course, some of us have already discovered this!

Actually I had a pretty ordinary day myself. On the dawn ride this morning I managed to run off the road by virtue of the fact that I was a little too focussed on enjoying the scenery. Fortunately I saw the situation in time and didn't panic, but it was a rough ride on that dirt shoulder for those moments, considering it was in the middle of a 50km/h descent! Work is piling up like crazy. I hate it when a sh*tload of clients decide to send in all their crap at once. Can't they try to space it a little bit!

Still, the day had it's good points. This view from Hinze Dam being one of them.

Being immune to the traffic is a real boost to one's confidence at times, too.

*"Indy fever" is apparently derived from a native American word - "indy". The official meaning of this has been lost, but academics have suggested it could mean either "Owned hard", "169% Owned", "fatally Owned" or another variation thereof.


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