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The Pioneer - Wrap Up: 5 things you need to know about stage racing
So there it is, my very first stage race completed with one of the most accomplished stage racers in Australia, Garry James, and what a ride it was.  No doubt if you are a mountain biker then you have already seen some of the photos and reactions to the rac...
So there it is, my very first stage race completed with one of the most accomplished stage racers in Australia, Garry James, and what a ride it was. No doubt if you are a mountain biker then you have already seen some of the...
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After the "issues" from yesterday, Mike and Garry needed to regroup and consolidate their place. Today was billed as a "recovery" day with a lazy 1800vm over 111km. Basically it consisted of lots of nice flat bunch riding wit...
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Sitting in the chill zone relaxing and sharing the stories of the day with mates is what it's all about but without the racing, riding, competition and adventure it wouldn't be half as good.The day started well, Mike met a fe...
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Packing for a big race is always a process of careful selection then elimination. If an item can fulfil multiple roles then so much the better. Heading to a race overseas introduces a whole other world of considerations, most...
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After a 3 month hiatus from racing, I decided a few days out to give the Rocky Trail 12 hour a crack.  It’s actually a race I’ve always wanted to do solo, but due to clashing calendars or injury has meant I missed out in the ...
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It's late and I'm bushed but this is my take on today's Queen stage. Actually this is the second time I've written this (1st time app crashed) so I'll be brief.- today's MTB ride was the biggest baddest most beautiful epic I'...
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What is it that makes a brutal MTB course in savage heat so inspiring? What makes a young woman continue on after her father and then two British military riders quit? She finishes the 75km 2500 m course in 12 hours!For me it...
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It was great to finally get the legs rolling today and what a fantastic stage it was. Perfect weather, great vibe and the trails were premium. Garry pulled most of the time on the open road and led the way up the single track...
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Where's Wally?
Or more to the point, where's Mike been?  It's been a little while since my last post, life got a little bust, but rest assured there has been plenty going on in the Israel household and if you know me at all, you'd have realised that I don't do "chill" all...
Or more to the point, where's Mike been? It's been a little while since my last post, life got a little bust, but rest assured there has been plenty going on in the Israel household and if you know me at all, you'd have real...
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IT Consultant striving to support teachers who want to use technology for learning. I love being a Dad and am a keen mountain biker
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WEMBO World Solo 24hr MTB Age Champion 2013
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    IT Manager, present
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