Published: 24 November 2014
Written by Adam Kelsall
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Shane Wetzel

About - 

I have never really considered myself an athlete but maybe once was a Sportsperson, I raced Motorcross as Junior getting a number of regional titles, then took up cars, Starting in a Toyota powered MK1 Escort Dad and I built, then in a Toyota Levin AE86 mainly doing Rallying normally running in the top 3 in class, winning a few sprints, but

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Published: 17 November 2014
Written by Sarah Hammond
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About Sarah Hammond
I've been cycling seriously for about 5 years now, a roadie by nature, my focus and love has always been for the vertical terrain. Never interested in racing, instead I chose to find personal ways to challenge myself physically whilst seeing cycling as a visual experience by always seeking out new surrounds far away from my

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Published: 07 November 2014
Written by Adam Kelsall
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The Giant Anthem Advanced SX next to what Nicks partner calls "garden" but he calls "rock garden"

Reviewed by Nick "skinny ankles" "skankles" Gilbert
About me - I am a 31 year old male living in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs. I am your average Joe
blow cycling addict, trail rider and occasional racer. I grew up riding BMX, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking (with a couple of DH

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Published: 28 October 2014
Written by Adam Kelsall
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"Roady" Peter Sagan seems fond of his Cannondale as well...

Mountain biking is one of those sports that attract’s people from many backgrounds.  Having raced Motocross for around 14 years, I started getting into the cross-country MTB scene in late 2012 after a few knee reconstructions.

I have found it really satisfies not only my love for training and exercise, but also my love of

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Published: 22 October 2014
Written by Adam Kelsall
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Above - Berit Barton rides happy at the Scott 24hr Pic - Sportograf

For years the keyboard prophets of doom have been preaching the death of 24 hour racing. Sure numbers have been down but a glance at the packed racing Calendar reveals the Scott 24 last month, Mont 24 and Bright 24 this weekend, Aussie 24 champs in November and Wombat 24 early December. That’s a lot

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Published: 13 October 2014
Written by Adam Kelsall
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Rossco and Simmo loving riding not racing. Pic - Shane Wetzel

The Cause – Norm Douglas has a busy mind. Wife Jess likes to refer to it as “having a lot of tabs open” which is appropriate as Norm who spends most of his time building websites. In between he is a MTB skills instructor, fierce advocate for cycling participation and promoter for his beloved hometown of

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Published: 03 October 2014
Written by Adam Kelsall
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It's a smidge over two hours until the start of the Scott 24hr in Canberra. I'm with Jason English in the pit zone where his race will unfold as smoothly as it always seems to for a guy who has done and dominated so many 24hour races.

Jason is zen like. Outwardly chilled and calm but with a tired edge that hints at the work he has been putting in his body to prepare for the

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