above all, have a nice ride

Well planned Portland area routes and in depth, truthful product reviews is where my mind is set. If this sounds like you then keep scrolling or hit the menus or the search for insightful articles



Crushing yourself? Which is the best recovery mix?

Indoor training guide

Lots of details on Zwifting, equipment and training gear.

The Fan Review

A big fan test for all you indoor training folks

Waterproof SOCKS

Showerspass ultralight waterproof sock review. help you get through the shitty months.


For quick lockups on the go, is this an inexpensive Ottolock alternative?


Check out this killer autumn / winter jacket jersey…magic thing. It’s pretty great!


The cheap and effective way to clean your chain. No fancy tools needed.

Long Term Reviews

No messing around here, it’s tested once, twice, 50 times or more. I dive into the nuts and bolts, so you can really get an insight as to what cycling gear you are buying.

Wahoo Kickr Core

4 month in use from one of the big brands in the training game


The vent is a lightweight summer shoe, can it stand up? – Specialized Vent 250hr review.


SRAM Force AXS 2020 gets a deep dive

Established Gear Reviews

ornot work jersey

Tried and true go to jersey to get the work done, no questions asked

Energy Bar Test

Nutrition, Flavour and no bonking – Details on the best things to stuff in your pockets

Wahoo Element Bolt Stealth

Is the $220 gps cycling computer the best bang for the buck?

SRAM Force 2020,

Thinking of upgrading consider this AXS wireless group from SRAM

Armband or Cheststrap ?

Which heart-rate monitor is better? take a look at the Wahoo Tickr Fit

Apidura Bikepacking Gear

Fancy an Apidura saddle pack for bike-camping and more of the what not.

Wahoo Kickr

8 week test of the2019/2020 Core from Wahoo.

Unboxing Kickr

What you get and how well is it is made, right here


Covid amped the craze. Hot or not, is it your thing?

Routes and Adventures

Marmot 70 Planning

Test route for a triple milage route to be coming soon in the Sandy area

Circumnavigate Mt.Hood

A classic route around mount hood, Oregon – revisited for 2020

Coolvid 19

Short but sweet pdx road route for those fighting to get out.

Tips & Tricks

Chain Guide

Check out the guide to fix your common chain woes, covering “chain stretch” and a load of other tips.

Halo Sweatbands for exercise
Waterproofing tips

The technology and the theory – How to revitalise and care for your gear.

Bike exploring

Don’t mess it up, In the wilderness it’s essential to be prepared for the worst – know this!


Easy workout tips so you can get more from your session

ETap Cleaning

eTap rear derailleurs can have their cleaning challenges

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