Travel

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...

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...

Travelling to Altitude and its Effects on Power Bikebug Coach Matthew Lucas recently traveled to Boulder, Colorado, for the Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Summit. The Buzz caught up with him to discuss his experiences riding around one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world and his experiences of travelling...

Vive Le Vogels: Henk Vogels at the Tour de France, Episode 2 – In the second installment of our series documenting the travels of Bikebug’s Henk Vogels during the Tour de France, Henk has a laugh with another former Gan/Credit Agricole teammate – this time it’s Jen Voigt. The German legend, who has millions of fans...

Mavic and Mont Blanc: The Challenge – Are you into riding big sportives and looking for a challenge that might just top anything you’ve ever done? How about riding around Mont Blanc in under 24 hours? From the same company that partnered with ‘Mr Super Endurance’, Mike Cotty, to deliver some epic challenges, comes the...

I can’t help it, but I keep watching this video that Long Le put together from our “Untouched Vietnam” trip in 2014. It was such an amazing experience and really took us to parts of Vietnam rarely visited by westerners let along those on road bikes. Still 2 spots available if anybody is interested for the trip starting...