Winds of Change

March has swept away in almost a blinding flash and the first quarter of the year gone and lost forever. There is much truth in that life just pushed on and I was kept busy with my day job, then carpentry and deck building at home and then of course my mountain biking, training. The…

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That’s Life

What binds us together Day 59 of 365 concludes the month of February 2018. The summer has been harsh on reflection of the days gone as we start the progress of moving into the autumn moods. Some healthy rain over the past weeks has bought some welcomed reprieve to the scorched Eastern Cape African landscape…

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Failures & Lessons

February is here! Getting ready for an ultra distance mountain bike marathon which is 70 days away, my fourth year in a row and I’m grateful and blessed to have the ability to train, raise my fitness and watch my progress. Early morning rise and shine for a quick quality ride and weekend long hauls…

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Authentic

As I write, rain is coming down hard outside and January 2018 is six days shy of coming to a close and the first month of twelve about to end. Where have things moved to? What has transpired up to now? We have all heard at the start of the year about twelve new chapters…

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Day 21 of 365

Day 21 of 365…… Sunday morning mountain bike ride and taking some more pics again! Just a moment that was reveled in that somehow made me reflect and realize again, we have plenty to be grateful for. I dubbed this pic “fire in the sky” after post ride, scanning through them and picked it as…

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The Dawn of New Things

Sometimes we need to move from our comfort zones and try something we have never done before. After all is that not what life should be about? Today I launched my new website. All new to me after using ‘free websites without the unique name that you wish to own. Well! today I finally did…

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2017 WHERE DID YOU GO! HELLO 2018!

Hello there 2018! I’m back! WOW! can you believe 2017 has come and gone, and I almost went into total hibernation as far as postings are concerned. Six months it has been. All has been well though in between the struggles of juggling business, work, family and my passion of riding my bike out into…

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POWER OF THE MIND

…I have yet to determine why I decided to return to do this crazy race! My race going so well was starting to unravel. Feeling emotional and close to man tears sitting in the shade of a low karoo bush halfway up a madman’s climb, a place called Rooiberg, I had around 260km and roughly…

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THE VOID OF A MONTH

The end of February 2017 came and went as well as the month of March. The weeks rolled by with the norm of ongoing riding (training), photo grabbing and sometimes new photo subjects looked upon.A two week stint of uncontrollable tummy problems that had me flat on my back for longer than I would have liked and…

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