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 […]
Port to Port stage 3 up and down the mountain we go!
The longest and most difficult stage of the Port to Port is agreed by most to be stage 3. In years past this has been the stage where teams are able to create bigger time gaps to gain or solidify the race lead. This year was shaping up to be no different with close racing […]
All Orange no lemon
It’s always exciting to see a National Series kick off. It signals the beginning of summer, and a time when riders can start to measure their form against the best and work out their goals and plans for the rest of the season. It’s a time to get some payback for all the pre-season training […]
Port to Port stage 1: The Sandy Smash!
The 4th edition of the Port to Port MTB stage race got underway today in the beautiful NSW coastal town of Nelson Bay. In previous years racers have been greeted with angry/ stormy skies but today the sun beamed down upon those gracing the start line. With a great introduction opening ceremony including words from […]
Discovering Regional Australia via the Evocities Series
The Evocoties MTB Series arrived in 2015, linking some fantastic pre-existing events and a couple of new ones, in New South Wales Evocities. The events were linked as a way to draw mountain bikers to NSW’s regional towns, to experience the hospitality, what the local MTB clubs could offer, and some fantastic trails. But, what […]
Counting down to Port to Port
The 3rd Port to Port mountain bike stage race is less than two weeks away. NSW’s premier mountain bike stage race offers four days of unique riding between Port Stephens and the Port of Newcastle. With routes that take in Awaba mountain bike park as well as the Glenrock trails, the stage race takes in […]
Port to Port MTB Classic Launched!
We have talked before about the lack of stage races in Australia, and what the newer Australian MTB Stage Races are doing right. It looks like another race is set to follow in the successful footsteps of the Cape to Cape. Member for Port Stephens, Craig Baumann yesterday launched the Port to Port MTB (Mountain […]