Gravel racing has taken the cycling world by storm over the past decade. Events appeal to a broad range of cyclists from former pro tour roadies to novice riders wanting a massive physical challenge paired with a fun event experience. Is gravel racing simply a road race on a dirt road or is it a […]
Cycling is a sport that commands a lot of commitment to perform at a high level. The hours required to really lift the endurance capacity required for long distance events like XCM and MTB stage races dwarfs the training requirements for many other sports. Subsequently, a lot of motivation is required by the participant to […]
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Gravel racing has been taking the US cycling scene by storm for a few years now. With the ascension of a now world renowned races such as Unbound Gravel (formerly Dirty Kanza) gravel racing in parts of the northern hemisphere has become a legitimate professional discipline and arguably trumping in popularity the traditional road racing […]
I am often asked what is the most common personality trait of a successful athlete. Many attitudes come to mind that are conducive to performance but I have rarely committed to one trait to be crucial for success. It is something I have spent some hours ruminating on and researching. Recently, I had a minor […]
After a covid induced hiatus from XCM racing, the races are returning in Australia. The longstanding Convict 100 is underway on May 1. We take a look at team rider Justin Morris’ Norco Revolver prepared for race day.
In a tumultuous year for mountain bike racing and alas everything else in life, organising and executing events has been more difficult than ever. Constantly evolving regulations and travel restrictions have placed unseen challenges on event promoters. With over 10 years of mountain bike event hosting, Rocky Trail Entertainment tested the waters in Queensland in […]
With restrictions of movement and cancellation of events in 2020 race days for our team have been few and far between. Myself and Mike Blewitt were able to race and report from the Arabian Epic- Jordan in February. Following that the classic Otway Odyssey weekend in Victoria and MTBA XCO national championship were the last […]
Cycling was not always my passion or my career in life, as a matter of fact at the age of 10 all I could dream about was one day being a pilot! I used to watch fighter pilot movies, play pilot video games and my bedroom wall was platered with posters of jet fighter planes! […]
So far the year 2020 has thrown up challenges around the world. The world of sport has been upended, but in some countries events have been able to reschedule, allowing us mountain bikers to set goals for later in the year. Goal setting is a key part of motivation, and a positive goal to train […]