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The Chronicals of Moynihan: Criteriums, Crushenation and the Romance of Racing.

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OH. MY. GOD. I am so glad that the cycling season has started again. It’s because of that guy, who went on that talk show, it’s because I need cyclingnews. I need the constant news stream that is created by racing nearly every day from January to October. In the offseason there is only occasional [...] [...]

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Dylan Pierre Humbert, Plan B, Volcanoes: The Extended monologue.

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Dylan Humbert. A former boxer, turned cycling- masochist recounts his epic three days alongside the Plan B Racing team at the Tour de Ijen, UCI 2.2. His first professional outing as a bike racer overseas. As is evidenced by the photo above (center top), the mountain-volcano stage was nothing short of overwhelming with friendly locals [...] [...]

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DEC

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‘Moynihan’ on the art of: being a cycling ‘hitter’, blogging, female cyclists and traffic role-models.

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So Brad asked me to write another piece (blog?  Can I call myself a “blogger”?), and as I am not averse to doing other peoples dirty work… Hello and welcome to another installment of the chronicles of Moynihan, if it’s your first time here I hope you thoroughly enjoy your read, if you’re a regular [...] [...]

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NOV

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The Chronicals of Moynihan, on: Reckless Driving, Crap Music, and Cycling with Passion

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The one, the only, Brad Hall has asked me to write some stuff for his website on occasion, and this is installment numero uno.  I’m not entirely sure the reason, I mean, if anyone can write, blog, monologue, story-tell, its Brad Hall and he certainly has done far more (especially in the cycling world, actually [...] [...]

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NOV

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Leonie Burford’s Cape-Cape experience

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When I go to a road race, they call me the mountain biker, I go to a MTB race they call me a roadie. It’s the best of both worlds… I’m always the underdog! This time I really was out of my element. The field had an Olympian, World Cup riders, World Champ riders and [...] [...]

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OCT

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HALL CYCLING EXCURSION: Grafton-Inverall Cycling Classic

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Three men, one helper, one ‘self-proclaimed’ coach, one massive day out…..end result? An uncomfortable saddle sore. The Grafton Inverall Cycling race features a 230km road race including several smaller climbs of between 2-3km’s in length and one 18km Mountain pass up the Gibraltar range. http://www.graftontoinverellcycleclassic.com.au/ This featured as the end of year target event for [...] [...]

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OCT

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Simon Dec’s Cape-Cape MTB experience

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Cape to Cape Race Report by Simon Dec After last year’s disastrous Cape to Cape with 1 stage finish, this year it was highlighted on my race calendar as the main target event. The months leading up to race day Brad ensured I was going to be ready with his event specific customized training programs [...] [...]

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OCT

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The Warny’

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The Warny’: probably the most iconic race of the Australian Calender year. Today’s conditions were in keeping with the calibre of the event, head winds, showers, cool…. Preparation for this event was arduous to say the least. Last year I contested a sprint finish for 5th, coming in 3rd in the kick and 7th overall. [...] [...]

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OCT

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Tour of Murray River stage 14.

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The final stage saw the riders descend onto Swan Hill for a 40 lap 60km hill criterium. It was enough to break the legs of many riders left in the tour and saw me elicit the highest normalized power output for the tour, mainly owing to the big sweeping corner at each end of the [...] [...]

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SEP

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Tour of Murray River Stage 12 & 13

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Today’s events consisted of a criterium and road race, both were mainly flat and involved hard riding just to complete. Currently my wattage is a lot lower than previous readings, however my perceived exertion is higher probably due to a level of fatigue setting in. During the Criterium, not a lot happened through the race, [...] [...]

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