The PBs Project: What I learned along the way

The PBs Project: What I learned along the waySince October 2019 I’ve been out riding some of my favourite hills and mountains, trying to set new PBs. But in late April, six months after it began, the PBs Project wound to a close. Here's what I learned along the Read more.

The PBs Project: Incredibly satisfying

The PBs Project: Incredibly satisfyingIn the past five weeks I've snagged a whole raft of new PBs, including a couple of the hardest ones on my list. It's been a very satisfying little period, and there's only a handful of climbs Read more.

The PBs Project: Adelaide, Geelong and more

The PBs Project: Adelaide, Geelong and moreIt's been a whirlwind start to the year with lots of work and lots of riding. Here's the latest in my quest to set a bunch of climbing PBs this Read more.

The PBs Project: Mt Buninyong and Mt Warrenheip

The PBs Project: Mt Buninyong and Mt WarrenheipIt's been a busy month for the PBs Project: some successes, some failures, a new bike (sort of) and more! Here's the Read more.

The PBs Project: Some good early progress

The PBs Project: Some good early progressA couple months into my PBs Project things are going well. I've taken five of the six PBs I went for and I'm feeling motivated for what's to come. It gets a lot harder from here though Read more.

There is something undeniably satisfying about getting to the top of a mountain on your own steam. As you step off your bike and look out over the valley, drenched in sweat and aching all over, the pain of the last hour or so is instantly forgotten.

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