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A Hollywood Story: The Wagga 6 hour

Despite not indulging in many movies, I’ve observed that there is a basic pre-meditated script to most Hollywood movies.  Set in disturbingly upper-middle-class environments, with the air of optimism in the American Dream almost fragrant in the air – and … Continue reading

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Doublethink in Mountain Biking: Evocities Tamworth

IN 1948, a rather wise man who’d been down and out in Paris and London and fought in the Spanish Civil war penned a rather dystopian view of the future – this seminal work known simply as “1984”. His vision … Continue reading

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Riding Cliches: Albury 6 Hour

The Albury 6 hour has been a favourite race of mine.  Over the years I’ve raced there, I’ve had such exciting events as mangling a drivetrain, going hypothermic in a winter blizzard, forgetting all my food and racing 6 hours … Continue reading

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Of Head and Heart: The Racing Dialectic – The Wagga 6 Hour

Watching the Tour de France this year, the race was dominated by a new advertising partner –  Dimension Data – and the abundance of number-crunched information, everywhere, algorithms computing away mercilessly in the backgrounds.  Debates over training logs.  Power thresholds.  Just … Continue reading

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