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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tour of Murray River Stage 10 and 11

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Both stages today were larger loops fought out in strong cross winds. The first stage involved a larger 2.3km loop. Most of our riders felt very tender through both races, with our greatest attempt forward was in the final where I manged to locate toward the back of the sprinting bubble and run close to [...] [...]

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Tour of Murray River Stage 8 and 9 criteriums

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Both criteriums were again contested in hard crosswinds with this picture of a desert flower constituting the most beautiful thing seen during the split day of racing. Fortunately both criteriums were reasonably flowing which again made for fast racing. Early on in the morning stage Liam Dove rode well to position himself in a prominent [...] [...]

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Andrew Martin: UK Racing

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A little blurb written by former Plan B Rider Andrew Martin after several success’s racing, and winning, in the UK. “When everything comes together” Before my departure from Belgium i had managed to have a few solid weeks on the bike. The legs felt good and i was keen to dive into some racing. I [...] [...]

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Tour of Murray River stage 6 and 7

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Very few things in life happen with linear like progression or digression. After yesterdays positive result the boys were optimistic for today’s venture as we faced the first of two criteriums in extreme winds. The first criterium was a fast flowing rectangular circuit of around 1.3km’s in length. However the massive gusts of wind blew [...] [...]

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