A Tumultuous Update

Things have been tumultuous since my last tumultuous post over on MarathonMTB.com. At that stage, I was coming back from illness and trying to formulate plan C or maybe D of my Europe trip. I think I’m up to calling the situation ‘fluid’ now! After a bumpy start to the …

The story of Nerang – A bigger picture

I think this race report is my first in over 12 months. Not that I haven’t raced or had good, bad or ‘interesting’ racing experiences in that time. I just haven’t found the time to put all these adventures into my typewriter so thanks to flight delays and my Uni …

The racing season begins!

This year has gone about as fast as they all do, too fast! Already it’s April and it’s time to pack up and head overseas to race bicycles in the summer heat of Europe. Although, it is still snowing at my first destination, so I should probably hold off on …

A Legacy – Nerang 2018 Commonwealth Games course

There is a bit over 380 days until hundreds of the best athletes from across the commonwealth descend onto the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Many of the facilities have either been started or finished in anticipation for one of the largest sporting events to hit the Gold …

POC, AVIP, MIPS – What does it all mean?

That thing bobbling around on top of our necks is apparently pretty important. It houses a nice set of eyes, ears, a mouth and something called a brain. A squidgy lump of matter that many of us take for granted in our day-to-day lives. Thanks to our brains, we can …

National XCO series – Armidale

This weekend sees the Australian MTB national series head out to Armidale in regional New South Wales for the much anticipated first national race for the New England Mountain bike club (NEMTB). The club and region has a rich history of producing high quality riders that includes four current national …