Monthly Archives: April 2012

Chocolate Foot SRAM Singletrack Mind Round 1, Orange

This post will be a boring, bog-standard race report. Context and Introduction The last weekend of April proved to be a busy one for mountain bikers in Eastern Australia.  Between Capital Punishment, Singletrack Mind, the Tumut 3 Hour, Newton’s Nation … Continue reading

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The Art of Singlespeed Endurance Racing – Rocky Trail Shimano Grand Prix Rd 1

The use of singlespeeds in mountain bike racing is actually quite a controversial topic.  In general, there are a few views people generally have of singlespeeders: They’re awesome people who are chilled out, enjoy too much beer, and ride rad … Continue reading

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2012 24 Hour Solo Nationals

“Anything’s possible in Human Nature,” Chacko said in his Reading Aloud voice. Talking to the darkness now, suddenly insensitive to his little fountain-haired niece. “Love. Madness. Hope. Infinite joy.”  There are a lot of weird quotes that surround ultra-endurance racing, … Continue reading

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On training, and the Mont 24 Hour.

A few weeks ago, I partook in the Mont 24 Hour.  The Mont is basically a big bike riding festival with hundreds of your mates.  In previous years, it’s been renowned for silly costumes, stupidly fun laps, and good times. … Continue reading

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