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Tour of Thailand stage 4 146km’s

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Flat and fast was the first 100km’s of today’s stage: around 51km’s were covered in the first hour. Plan B was well represented in the breaks that road out, the whole team was proactive with Logan and I forming a move that contained 1/3 of the field some 30km’s into the race. The group moved [...] [...]

8 years ago / 2 Comments

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Tour of Thailand Stage 3 111km’s

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‘A life of suffering is a life well lived.’ An elevation gain of 1450m over 30km’s during today’s 39c stage set the tone for the proceedings. The first 40km’s were flat and fast as the Uzbekistan team, defending their GC rider, set a pace on the front of the group that was solid enough to [...] [...]

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Tour of Thailand Stage 2 162km’s

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Today’s stage could best be described as mildly undulating. It was the longest of the stages in 162km’s length. The Plan B team was very optimistic of our chances for this stage as we hoped to have several riders in any moves that rode clear. The first half hour covered 27km’s, with an average speed [...] [...]

8 years ago / 2 Comments

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Tour of Thailand Prologue 2.8km’s

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The opening stage for this year’s tour was a fast L-shaped time trial around the city streets of Chaing Rai. The circuit was technical as two of the corners, the first left hand corner and the second last left hand corner, were narrow and probably greater than 90degrees. The apex of these corners was where [...] [...]

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Tour of Thailand UCI 2.2

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April 1st-6th, Chaing Rai, Northern Thailand. Just north-east of here lies the Tibetan Plateau, thereby providing this region with ample hills… Each day has around 500m of ascension, probably providing several KM’s of climbing in total. The first stage of this tour is a 2.8km prologue followed by  5 stages of between 110-170km’s in length. This [...] [...]

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HALL Cycling Training Camp

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 Dunsborough 17th-21st February Four days of food, wine, boutique beer, boutique conversation, philosophical insights, complex data analyses, over-engineering of basic concepts, 3hr tempo rides and 1.5hr motor pacing sessions. Yes, there was something for everyone on this the first training camp for the year. Around 8 riders descended onto the comfortable beach side holiday home some 100m [...] [...]

8 years ago / 3 Comments

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Perth Criterium Series Stage 4 Fremantle

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It is a brave life-partner that suggests to their spouse on Valentines Day to go down to Fremantle for a romantic evening filled with food, wine and…..bike racing. However much to my surprise there were many couples present at the racing which highlights the need for compassion and shared understanding as functional aspects of any [...] [...]

8 years ago / 3 Comments

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Perth Criterium Series Stage 3 Leederville

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Watching the support men’s and open women’s race unfold prior to the start of the open mens race, it became clear that the Leederville course was easily capable of smashing dreams. Leederville is basically a hotdog style criterium of around 1km in length, a down hill-head wind finish and probably the best viewing circuit for [...] [...]

8 years ago / 4 Comments

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Perth Criterium Series Stage 2 Vic Park

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Todays little circuit consisted of another L-shaped loop of around 1.1km’s in length. An off camber corner, broken road surface, a hairpin and a steady north-west wind blew through the course creating conditions perfect for total annihilation. Again Plan B was on the back foot through the first 10mins of racing, a move road clear [...] [...]

8 years ago / No Comments

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Perth Criterium Series Race 1 Osborne Park

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” …a cyclist is only as good as his excuse…” Today’s race was spent circumnavigating a tight little 1.2km L-shaped circuit. The field was small, numbering around 25riders, however the quality was high. Western Australia has produced some exceptional bike riders over the last three years and most of them were present on the starting [...] [...]

8 years ago / 2 Comments

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