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TCRNo4: A pain in the arse

Day 2

I woke before my alarm; a clue that I’d had one eye on the time and wasn’t sleeping all that deeply. Muscles didn’t ache and I was feeling fairly fresh, though some body parts were lamenting my lack of conditioning. 2,811 more words


To the moon and back – by bike

We are talking miles today, not kilometres. Half a million of them to be precise. That’s the equivalent of cycling to the moon and back, or 20 times round the world. 1,349 more words


TCRNo4: Firestarting

Day 1

It should go without saying that I was running late. Last minute packing and ‘checking out’ of the AirBnB apartment took a bit longer than I allowed for and it was now a… 3,204 more words


I'm a Ultra Randonneur: that is all

See http://www.aukweb.net/results/fame/ur/ fourth line down in red, because I just got it this year

I might even buy a badge :)

Road Cycling

Newsletter: 23rd August, 2016

Ride News:

Mangroves to Mountains (14/08/16)

How could the BCC get this wrong? Clearly they are not paying attention to the ride calendar. 1,092 more words

Audax Queensland

International connections and long-distance adventures

By Peter Carr

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Ah yes – Sarah and Dave have commenced the Cascades 1200 km ride in Seattle. Leigh had a great time riding the Stampede 1200 km in Texas. 329 more words


TCRNo4: The storm before the calm

“At the sharp end it is a beautifully hard bicycle race, simple in design but complex in execution.  Factors of self sufficiency, logistics, navigation and judgement will burden the racers’ minds as well as their physiques.  

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