September 21, 2016


Soelden, Bike Republic Of.

Yes, the Bike Republic of Soelden in the Oetztal Valley officially announced their independence from Austria, to pursue the mountain bike dream un-encumbered by democracy and the ghost of health and safety, it's politics and regulations.

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September 14, 2016

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To Zillertal or not to Zillertal

Zillertal is famous for its beer and its Radler. For over 500 years the Zillertal Brewery has been supplying the strongest beer festival in all of Austria and its Gauder Bock has reached cult status among the many local and overseas fans that visit the Gauder Fest.

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September 01, 2016


More Ischgl

In retrospect, our last week of riding in Ischgl rushed by, like an out of control quad-copter in Dr Who's Tardis. I concede, we may have gotten overly familiar with this Austrian valley, its catchment and the craggy mountains that influence its ever changing weather.

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August 26, 2016


Across the Roof of the World - cycling the Pamir Highway

Where in the world is the Pamir Highway, and why would you want to go there on a bike?
If you are a pub quiz nerd with an interest in former Soviet republics, you already know. But for the rest of us, the Pamirs are a central Asian mountain range squished between the Hindu Kush, Tian Shan and Himalaya mountains.

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August 15, 2016


Ischgl, Austria - mountain biking paradise

Who said there's no such thing as a free lunch? and they were right, but the cable cars, public MTB carrying buses, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, road tolls, and museums via the nifty “Silvretta Card” are.

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August 08, 2016


New Zealand ›

From the Pits at the Cyclocross Nationals

A fabulous weekend of authentic cyclocross conditions were provided at Moonshine Park in Upper Hutt. The snow covering Mt Climie ridge provided a fantastic backdrop to a course that was tight, muddy and unrelenting.

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Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective

The Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective hang out on the outskirts of Perth in WA.

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