Monthly Archives: September 2012

One Gear, One Love: The Bec Parkes Story

I first met Bec Parkes properly at the Working Week Series 8 hour at Sparrow Hill on a freezing winter’s day.  Grinding up through some muddy singletrack, I saw Bec ahead of me.  As I was still at uni at … Continue reading

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How not to race a 3 hour: CORC Twilight 3 hour

In keeping with my recent theme about how not to do races but somehow come out of them OK, this post will attempt to be an informative rant on things to do to make your three hour race a happy … Continue reading

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1000 words on why to cycle commute

Or one picture!

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Big range drop bar 10 speed

When too injured to ride bikes, it is fun to mess around with them. One dilemma has always been running a big range cassette with a drop bar shifter for a cyclocross bike that can handle steep dirt climbs. Turns … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Rules: 2012 Back Yamma Bigfoot

The 2010 and 2011 Back Yamma Bigfoots quickly gained the race cult status.  Back Yamma is a unique, phenomenal race course that produces some of the most fun, flat-out XC racing imaginable on a mountain bike.  45km/h pacelines, 30km/h motorbike … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Pictures

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