Published: 18 May 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall

Riding background

I have been riding properly for around 6 years now, I did my first Otway in 2011 and a few anaconda adventure races before that. I always found the bike leg the most fun to train for and compete in so naturally I stopped running and swimming and now mainly ride. I have always had a bike from numerous hand me downs from my brothers I can remember when I was 7 my brothers made

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Published: 15 May 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall
Andy Blair

Andy Blair repping for Australia at the Comm games

The what - this weekend Australia’s elite Mountain Bike talent swoop onto Tasmania’s Derby trails for the Australian Cross Country Marathon champs

The track -  Courtesy of Derby local gun Ben Mather via MTBA here is a strava map and profile of the course. Featuring long climbs that wander in

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Published: 24 April 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall
Golden Triangle - Tupac


The Andys Earthmovers Golden Triangle Epic is Bendigo's premiere mountain bike marathon. Its been on the racing Calendar for ever. It's a race with so much history that it may even have been mentioned in the old testament!

Just like the bible its had plenty of incarnations over the years. In it's current form it will be raced in 2 x 50km loops around the uber awesome trails of Spring

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Published: 23 April 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall

So you’ve entered the Golden Triangle Epic and you’ve never ridden in Bendigo before. What to expect? What to bring? What tyres to choose? So many questions. No fear peeps! Here’s some light reading to remind you why you signed up for this beauty of a race.
Bendigo is located 150km north west of Melbourne, nearly smack bang in the centre of Victoria, and although I like to call it

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Published: 16 April 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall

Testers essential deets:-

Name:  Tobias Lestrell

Age: 37

Height: 187cm

Weight: 70kg

Style of getting rad on a pushy: XC endurance

Mostly rides: Dandenong Ranges

Favorite trail ever: The Epic trail at Mt.Buller

How good can a set of wheels be, and how much of a difference can they make to your bike?

I had heard good things about a small company called Curve Cycling, based in

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Published: 08 April 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall

Alexander Kristoff won last weekends Tour of Flanders. He is strong, wears mountain bike socks and has mounted an abundance of podiums this year. He won't win Paris Roubaix. Kristoff will be to closely monitored by other teams to get away. (Prediction - 4th place) 


Andre Greipel is all muscles(cut like a cobble?) - and will win the Paris Roubaix. Wow those huge legs and arms

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Published: 23 March 2015
Written by Adam Kelsall
odyssey Jongerwaard

South Australian Chris Jongewaard dominates the Giant Odyssey and is stoked with his sixth win. Pic thanks to Rapid Ascent.

The Giant odyssey moved to a new Autumn date this year and rapid ascent’s decision was validated with stunning Autumn weather. Sure it was a colder and darker start especially for elite women but soft light and 20 and a bit degrees set the scene for a golden day of

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