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Is there a nicer place to win one's first UCI race? ;)

It is a funny coincidence that the header image of my blog features Mont Ventoux. And that the so far biggest success of my career should take place there. 799 more words


7 Tips to survive a MTB Stage Race

Coming back from Singletrack 6, a 6 days mountain bike race in Bristish Colombia, I though about sharing some tricks and tips for mountain bike stage races. 764 more words


The journey so far... Trans Alp

We arrived in Imst, Austria for the start of the Bike Trans Alp on Thursday evening very late after a 17 hour journey from the from home. 812 more words

Mountain Biking

Msfit Log:06222016 -Cookie Dough & the Art of Taper.

Taper (or deload for the lifters of the world) is just that. Ease off, slow down and lighten up. Call it what you will. For me this essentially means chilling out for a week before a major race. 508 more words

Off to the 'Noog - Chattanooga Mt Stage Race

Well, I keep finding new ways to hurt myself. The Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race (CMSR) begins tomorrow morning at 8 a.m., and I’ll be driving up there bright and early from Atlanta at 4 a.m. 498 more words


Race Report 7/12 - Peneda Geres Trail Adventure 3 days extreme, Portugal

“I think this is possibly the stupidest thing we’ve ever done, we’ve done a lot of dumb stuff but I think this is it”  – West was full of optimism as we prepared for a pre race sleep in BRU airport…

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Days 4, 5, 6 & 7

Ok, this is going to be dead long because tonnes has happened (and I’ve been napping instead of writing) so apologies in advance.

Day 4: 93km Sterkfontein Dam – Emseni… 983 more words