Just over an hour south of Sydney, the city of Wollongong may be on the verge of a breakthrough. If hopes come to fruition, this coastal town could rival the likes of Queenstown or Whistler as a world class MTB destination, but the plan needs your help to get it off the ground.
There’s lots of talk about ‘enduro’ these days with ‘enduro’ specific this and that being pushed by bike companies, but what’s it all about? We travelled up to Ourimbah last weekend to get our #enduro on and find out.
My name is Courtney Field, I’m 17 years old and I just came back from the 2014 UCI Junior Track World Championships in Korea. Luckily enough I got picked for the Australian team after my successful nationals in Adelaide. After that a lot of hard work had to come, having 6 months to prepare for the world championships.
When you compare its budget, staff and roster against some of the other National Road Series competitors, Team Scody Downunder might have the appearance of being on the smaller side; but when it comes to looking at outside the square, the Gold Coast based team is ‘big picture’ all the way.
When the issue of cycling safety finally made it into mainstream debate on national television, the seemingly erudite panel declared: ‘Separate cyclists from cars – problem solved, job done’. If only it were so simple, writes Anthony Tan.
After the mega-washout disappointment of March this year, The Mont 24hr 2014 edition finally came to pass in the fabulous surrounds of East Kowen forest on the weekend of 25 to 26 October. It was a far cry from the first attempt with rivers of water coursing through the tracks and event central. The countryside was still looking fresh and green but out on the course, the order of the day was to be dry and dusty!
Wearable technologies are fast becoming the latest must-have gadgets, so I was quite intrigued when the chance came to try out the 4iiii training system for myself. Whilst perhaps not as sophisticated as some of the ‘heads up’ systems and prototypes I’d heard about, 4iiii still boasts plenty of features that, in the right circumstances, are no doubt pretty handy for many of us road warriors.