Cycling

Hubbard's Guide to Saddle Sores - My Name is April
If you follow my Instagram, then you’ll know that I’m not shy talking about all things inappropriate, sexual or just plain gross. This is one of those things, and something I feel really needs to be discussed. At length. Because when this happened to me, and I tried to...
An Open Letter to Popcherry Fashion - My Name is April
Dear Popcherry Let me introduce myself. I'm a twenty-four year old female that loves to shop. I should be easy pickings for you. But I can guarantee that I will never buy your imported, mass-produced rubbish. You post a lot of things on social media. Typically things you think your target...
For the non-Brisbane folk that read this 'ere blog, the Eagle St Pier is a scenic stretch of boardwalk along our beloved brown snake that is used by all manners of persons - tourists, commuters, live stock pedestrians... Restaurants line the boardwalk on one side whilst the Brisbane river...
Brisbane Nudgee Ride - My Name is April
No cycling community is complete without a medley of coffee rolls, made to service the weary cyclist after a long, hard week of riding. For a ride to make the coffee roll cut, a route must be approximately an hour and a little bit (just enough to justify the...
My Name is April - female cyclist
If there's one thing I am 100% sure of in my life, it's that I've experienced 2 puberties in my modest existence. Learning to ride the crimson wave (moment of silence, please, for my fallen underwear, bedsheets and numerous other surfaces I've potentially assaulted), and becoming a cyclist. There is...
MIPS: Why I Hate Them - My Name is April
Helmets are serious business. They can make or break your kit...as well as your head. Since their mandatory entry into the cyclist's repertoire of accoutrements in the early '90s, manufacturers have been trying to find that perfect balance of style and safety. I didn't know any of this when I...
Cycling Border Ranges - My Name is April
You know what they say about romantic weekends away...they just aren't complete without wine, a bottle of lube and a permanently positioned Do Not Disturb sign. Actually, I don't know if anyone has ever said that, but my pathetic attempt at trying to find a witty, well known quote...
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