Lessons from Whaka 100

Whaka 100, in my opinion, is one of the best and toughest marathon courses. The course has everything from endless climbs, gravel roads, techy and flowing descents and the course demands everything of you.  Cultural performance for elite riders. Having found a new dose of motivation to train, get fitter, faster and stronger since returning... Continue Reading →

Lucky 13 – BC Bike Race

We are mountain bikers, we eat pain for breakfast - Town Crier - Day 3 CumberlandListen to the full version here: I regretted that trip to Canada to ride bikes, on the raddest trails…….Said no one. EVER!! When you see an opportunity to buy a sold-out BC bike race ticket, you take the opportunity. I... Continue Reading →

Part 2: Yak Attack

Hitting the hustle and bustle of the Annapurna Circuit and heading for Besi Sahar for race start was an unwelcome feeling after the tranquillity of Manaslu and even though it meant civilisation was near, I’m not sure I was ready for civilisation. I felt unsettled and not quite myself descending from Chame to Besi Sahar.... Continue Reading →

Hero Cycles MTB Himalaya

Incredible India…….Where everything is possible  During last years’ Tour de Timor I remember Ilda and Catherine talking about the fantastic experience they had when competing in this race. That somehow deposited itself in my consciousness only to resurface earlier this year. After having some time off the bike to finish Uni, the Hero Cycles MTB... Continue Reading →

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