Tag Archives: Australia

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend (Final Australia Edition)

And just like that, it was time to say goodbye to Australia.  After being here a bit under three months, we were ready to begin our trek home.  How time has flown by! I can’t believe it’s been that long, … Read More Here

Getting pulled over by five police vehicles while riding our bikes

I got a bunch of questions about my Strava pic from a ride I uploaded last week, so I figured I’d color in a bit more detail. It would only be appropriate that while on a group ride with the … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

While it was a bit cooler this weekend in this little section of Australia I’m in, it’s still a heck of a lot warmer than the rest of Europe – so I consider that a win! Here’s what I was … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

This seemed like quite the long weekend, in large part because we extended it to be a four-day weekend – the reason I was a bit quiet last week. Here’s what I was up to! 1) Down the coast without … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It was a hot one this weekend! Climbing over 90°F (32°C), it’s a good reminder of why I’m here…versus the rest of Europe at temperatures that would keep an ice cube properly chilled for longer than I’d want to be. … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

All sort of goodness went down this past weekend, including both gadget and not gadget stuff.  The perfect blend! 1) Riding to the shipyards Friday afternoon I set out for a quick ride to and from the shipyards a bit … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Despite my rainmaker moniker – it hasn’t rained a single day on me during my stay in Australia to date. Instead, it’s been endless sunshine. Well, actually, it was overcast one afternoon here in Perth.  But otherwise, it’s the best … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Another awesome weekend down in Australia, getting in the swim/bike/run variety that makes this place so easy to love.  Plus of course, some other tidbits.  Here’s what I was up to! 1) A quick power meter check ride Last week … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

With our second weekend in the Fremantle/Perth area, we’re getting into the swing of things on how to properly take advantage of the area.  Though, I’ll give you a hint: It involves staying near the beach. 1) Swim Lessons Time … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

This past week we jumped on a 3.5 hour flight to leave Adelaide and the Tour Down Under behind, and fly over to Perth (also Australia).  It’s here (well, technically Fremantle…actually, more technically North Coogee) that we’ll be hanging out … Read More Here

Photos from the Tour Down Under Bikes, Beers & Tech Night

On the eve of the start of Stage 1 at the Tour Down Under we held a grand event: One solely focused on bike tech and beer.  And by grand…I mean in the back outside section of a pub under … Read More Here

Hello Australia! I’m crashing your country through March!

Four redeye flights in a row later coming from CES in Las Vegas the wrong way around the world, and I’ve arrived in Australia!  Actually, more accurately, we’ve arrived in Australia.  Me, The Girl, and both Peanuts (Lucy is getting … Read More Here

A Week On A Small Australian Tropical Island

After leaving Adelaide we headed north to Sydney.  We were only there about 72 hours, and I haven’t exactly written a post about it yet.  Partially because the weather was generally shiest.  And partially because I’m backlogged on everything.  Either … Read More Here

Spectating the 2017 Tour Down Under

It comes to an end – The Tour Down Under (at least for me, the race finishes later this Sunday – today in Australia).  I stayed for a week in Adelaide, overlapping all of the Women’s Tour Down Under, and … Read More Here

Hello Australia: I have arrived. Here’s what’s on tap!

Well then, that was most definitely one of the more roundabout ways to get to Australia – but I have arrived!  Well, we finally arrived.  Upon leaving CES in Las Vegas, I picked up The Girl and The Little One … Read More Here

A Sydney Swim, Bike and Runaround

I started working my way back home from New Zealand yesterday morning.  Due to the way my airline ticket was, I ended up having a roughly 30 hour layover in Sydney.  So I was determined to take advantage of it.  … Read More Here

A Wellington (New Zealand) Runaround

Yesterday I spent just a touch over 24 hours in Wellington, New Zealand. After landing into Auckland at 4:45AM from Perth (a miserable time for a redeye flight by the way), I then had a quick connection down to Wellington … Read More Here

A Rottnest Island Runaround (Western Australia)

I arrived here in Perth, Australia nearly a week ago – and things have been a wee bit busy since then.  As I noted what seems like ages ago, I’m in the midst of a two-week trip down here to … Read More Here