Good beer and mountain bikes

Peter Foot finds flow in Victoria’s high country – on the single track and in the breweries. Question: how would you like to go on a free brewery tour and mountain biking road trip? This was really asked of me, in my real life, on a Tuesday in wi...

Ebikes 2017

A few shops around Australia claim to offer the biggest range of electric bikes, but there’s now much more of a range than any one shop can offer. Simon Vincett surveys the current market.   Though road cycling is the Formula One of the cycling wo...

Creating a compact city  

Australian academics have established that the built environment significantly impacts wellbeing. How do we create urban centres that maximise health? Simon Vincett investigates.   Sprawling is a descriptor rarely employed in a positive sense, and i...

Ride On’s 2016 Christmas Gift Guide

Not sure what to get that special bike rider in your life? We’re here to help! From books to bells to bib shorts, and everything in between, here’s Ride On‘s guide to the festive season by bike: Ortlieb bikepacking range Bikepacking...

Island idyll

Away from the beaten tourist-track, Sulawesi offers mountainous terrain, lush foliage and all the ingredients for an amazing cycling trip. Colin Freestone shares his experiences gained from 15 years exploring the island. Sulawesi, that spidery, mount...