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2010 World 24 Hour Champs

2010 World 24 Hour Champs

The ups and downs of racing! I think I have written something along these lines before, but, hey I suppose just like life “that is bike racing” Going into the Worlds this year I was feeling in great physical shape and the Masters Nationals confirmed this with a win in the ITT and the overall […]


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The Terra Australis 2009

The Terra Australis 2009

Well then before I get into the full Terra report I simply have to say what a fantastic week it was, from the start to the finish a magic experience was had by all the competitors. The Terra started for me with a long drive down from Kangaroo Valley in NSW after what can only […]


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Training for ultra-endurance MTB events – Part 1

Training for ultra-endurance MTB events – Part 1

So, how do we train for a 12 or 24 hour mountain bike event? In this series of articles I aim to provide the theory and rationales that underpin program design. I also aim to provide samples of specific workouts that can be used in the build up to endurance events and offer advice on the structure and progression that should be used.

The final outcome being, that over the course of three articles, most readers should be able to tailor themselves a training program that will enable them to ‘compete’ in, not just ‘survive’, an endurance mountain bike event.


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The Scott 24 Hour 2008

The Scott 24 Hour 2008

It was due to be an interesting race this year after coming back from the World Championships, having won the bronze medal, I have been a little flat and not really punching out the sorts of numbers/watts that I had been for most of the season.  I had a week off after being sick at […]


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The Quintessential Canadian MTB Epic

The Quintessential Canadian MTB Epic

  Well what a weekend of riding that was. With the round conditions getting better and better with the warmer weather it was time to dust off the Specialized S – Works Epic and head out for some serious riding. On the Friday evening I finally hooked up with local gun and Kona sponsored rider […]


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