It happens, a puncture going down hill at 60 KMH is not ideal.. #promuppet #whatwereyoudoingthismorning #hurtlocker #latergram #repost from @ledirecteursportif

It happens, a puncture going down hill at 60 KMH is not ideal.. #promuppet #whatwereyoudoingthismorning #hurtlocker #latergram #repost from @ledirecteursportif

Day 4: Ride 3 #festive500 .. 286km to date 3 days to get to 500km.. 16PRs today, not complaining .. #whatwereyoudoingthismorning #raphafestive500 #hurtlocker

Day 4: Ride 3 #festive500 .. 286km to date 3 days to get to 500km.. 16PRs today, not complaining .. #whatwereyoudoingthismorning #raphafestive500 #hurtlocker

135km today banked - Homeward bound - ALLEZ BITCHES!! #whatwereyoudoingthismorning #festive500 #raphatowrope #hurtlocker #itelefono5s #vscocam

135km today banked - Homeward bound - ALLEZ BITCHES!! #whatwereyoudoingthismorning #festive500 #raphatowrope #hurtlocker #itelefono5s #vscocam

Feeling better than expected after yesterday’s #hurtlocker .. #promuppet #raphatowrope #itelefono5s #vscocam  (at Gypsy Espresso)

Feeling better than expected after yesterday’s #hurtlocker .. #promuppet #raphatowrope #itelefono5s #vscocam (at Gypsy Espresso)

Behind this smile is a lot of #hurtlocker care of @twowheeltours who managed to find every climb between Sydney and Palm Beach as well as a few 22% ascents.. Sorry @ledirecteursportif @mark_stoneham for the .. #latergram #repost from my Sistah @twisi_twisi  (at Gypsy Espresso)

Behind this smile is a lot of #hurtlocker care of @twowheeltours who managed to find every climb between Sydney and Palm Beach as well as a few 22% ascents.. Sorry @ledirecteursportif @mark_stoneham for the .. #latergram #repost from my Sistah @twisi_twisi (at Gypsy Espresso)

POPPED at the crest of 22% - I will be back next week to correct this.. 

POPPED at the crest of 22% - I will be back next week to correct this.. 

Always time for a cuppa with my Sistah no matter how knackered I am after a ride..

Always time for a cuppa with my Sistah no matter how knackered I am after a ride..

I’m cold, I’m hurting, I’m coming down with not-yet-epic-man-flu.. 
I’m lucky to bank 500km this month (due to travel), when I average 300km a week.. 
BUT MsX just iMessaged me that she’s making congee for b/fast! Life is good. 
(at Lost in Transit)

I’m cold, I’m hurting, I’m coming down with not-yet-epic-man-flu..

I’m lucky to bank 500km this month (due to travel), when I average 300km a week..

BUT MsX just iMessaged me that she’s making congee for b/fast! Life is good.

(at Lost in Transit)

Yes please.. So much for easing back into it. 
(at Opium Den)

Yes please.. So much for easing back into it.

(at Opium Den)

The detail from Sunday’s Melbourne Rapha Gents Race.
FYI - top speed was achieved via a twisty 25km down hill

The detail from Sunday’s Melbourne Rapha Gents Race.

FYI - top speed was achieved via a twisty 25km down hill

Maybe the last pic from today’s #raphagentsrace #hurtlocker .. This mornings lead out ..

Maybe the last pic from today’s #raphagentsrace #hurtlocker .. This mornings lead out ..

HTFU ..

HTFU ..

Finished.. Well, due to conditions the organizers changed the route at the end. 6 hours on the saddle, 153km, & a total elevation of 3195m.. >

Finished.. Well, due to conditions the organizers changed the route at the end. 6 hours on the saddle, 153km, & a total elevation of 3195m.. >

73km in & 2.1km elevation. 100km to go.  (at Lake Mountain Ski Resort)

73km in & 2.1km elevation. 100km to go. (at Lake Mountain Ski Resort)

I’m going for a nap..  (at Bada Bing)

I’m going for a nap..  (at Bada Bing)