Heart Foundation – Gear Up Girl – Sunday 10th March

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Cycling

Heart Foundation Gear Up Girl is on 10th March 2019. I know how much riding has helped me across the years, helping my heart. So it’s time for all my female friends to take this opportunity to ride away from us MAMILs (Middle Aged Men In Lycra) on a flat course at a length that suits you. You will be … Read More

Parramatta Foreshore Ride

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Cycling, Parramatta LGA

An afternoon ride along the Parramatta Foreshore from the Noller bridge through past the Gasworks bridge, highlighting where the new escarpment boardwalk will fill a vital missing gap in the river level shared path.

Helping my Heart

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Cycling

I must start this article by sending virtual hugs to my forever beating heart & wife of 20 years, Amanda Capes-Davis. She is my rock and everything I do is possible because of her support. Early this century our beautiful daughter Renee was born. A favourite picture at the time shows that I was overweight and from what I know … Read More

Bike North Volunteer Award

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Cycling

My Year at Bike North At the 2018 AGM of Bike North I was awarded one of two Volunteer Awards. So what went into that award? Below is my Communications Report from the 2018 Bike North Annual Report which gives you an idea. You can read the whole report HERE. Bike North News Bike North News received a revamp this … Read More

Great Cycle Challenge

Darryn Capes-DavisCycling

GCC Banner

The month of October means only one thing to a cyclist in Australia, the Great Cycle Challenge. The Great Cycle Challenge – Riding to Fight Kids’ Cancer – is a national Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) fundraising initiative. Being a cyclist working at CMRI, it would be very hard for me not to take part. So like the previous two … Read More

Parramatta Stronger Communities Funds Proposal

Darryn Capes-DavisCycling

Windsor Rd to North Rocks Rd

UPDATE: Submission can be viewed at http://futureparramatta.com.au/cycling-and-walking-route-james-ruse-drwindsor-rd-to-north-rocks-road/ I have made an submission to the Parramatta Stronger Communities Funds Proposal. The proposal is for a cycling/walking path from the corner of James Ruse Drive and Windsor Road to North Rocks Road opposite 99 North Rocks Road. The featured image of this post shows a diagram of the proposal. Yan also download … Read More

Cycling Statistics

Darryn Capes-DavisCycling

Heat map The featured image of this post is my Strava Heat map, 2008 til 2016. You will see my work commute as a path well ridden. I make the occasional trip north to Brooklyn and beyond, and down south-west along the great M7 cycleway. Distances As of the time of this post, I have ridden a total of over … Read More