Tag Archives: Back Yamma

Breaking the Rules: Back Yamma Bigfoot 100, 2013

I’ve visited Parkes for the past three years to race an event known as the Back Yamma Bigfoot.  Its quirky name is derived from the forest in which it is held, and the appropriation of a Sasquatch suit as an … 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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Back Yamma Bigfoot, and the Rules

If you’re reading this, I’m sure you’re aware that cycling is a bizarre offshoot of general human whackiness that defies most logic or rationality.  You’ll also be aware that it has certain unwritten rules of behaviour, style and attitude. Well, … Continue reading

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