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Ep2 – Preparing for Peaks Challenge: Bikebug coaching athlete Michael Wright (co-owner of MC Cyclery) has agreed to track his progress as he prepares for the Peaks Challenge, Falls Creek. The ride is 235km with over 4,000m of climbing – and he’s not ready with just over 2 months to prepare for the event. Join us as we...

Ep 1 – Preparing for Peaks Challenge: I am not Ready: Words by Bikebug Coach, Matt Lucas – Preparing for a major sportif ride such as Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is a major undertaking. The day itself can be up to 13hrs long (for finishers) and one of the key aspects to completing a ride like this is the ability to...

Shimano Supercrit Highlights: The Shimano Supercrit was held over the weekend, and what day of racing it was! Bikebug was represented by a talented squadron of: Brenton Jones, Sam Witmitz, Alistair Donohue, Stuart Smith, Todd Satchell & Mark O’Brien. It was a great day out for Bikebug. With a world-class field of many...

Win a 7-Course Degustation and Matching Wines at Pilu Freshwater! Giovanni Pilu, a two-hat chef and a passionate cyclist is giving one Bikebug customer & lucky guest the opportunity to dine at his restaurant, with a 7-Course Degustation and matching wines dinner, valued at $430! To enter, all you have to do is fill out...

Bikes of Bikebug: Colnago C60 Photography & words by Henry Pennell, Bikebug Perth. In the inaugural edition of Bikes from Bikebug we feature a custom-built Colnago C60 in the PLAN colourway. As far as quality bicycle manufactures go, Colnago takes the cake. Based out of Cambiago, Italy, they still hand-make every C60...

Cycling Jacobs Ladder Ben Lomond National Park – roughly a month ago, Matt East from Rouleur Wines took his Colnago to Tasmania and rode the epic Jacobs Ladder climb, pictured above. The climb is a 15km gravel road with 1,4000m elevation at the top lookout, featuring very steep switchbacks and an exposed cliff-side to...

Henk Vogels Cycling Foundation Dinner: Friday 4th November, The Henk vogels Cycling Foundation hosted its 10th annual Fund Raising Dinner. The night was a success with over $15,000 raised across the evening. Bikebug donated a Colnago CLX which was auctioned off on the night, won by Steve from Perth. Special guests...

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It’s a term that’s being thrown around a fair bit – cycling in business networking is now being touted as ‘the new golf’. You can see this in the growing number of corporate-sponsored charity bike rides and city-based clubs, which provide an opportunity for like-minded colleagues and clients to talk business. The sport,...

Bikebug Spring Training Camp 2016 – By Matt Lucas, Bikebug Coaching The October long weekend is a great opportunity to get out of Sydney and ride my bike. To get in those steady kms with no traffic lights and to improve my climbing legs. My area of choice for this is the Tumut region nestled on the western side of the...