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Ali’s Adventure: Specificity Of Training

The closer I get to racing the more specific I try and get my sessions, particularly as the next race is on gravel. Trying to get as many bike sessions out on the trail and even better on sections of…

Ali’s Adventure: Kaiteriteri 6 Hour Relay

Seriously one of my favourite events of the year, the Kaiteriteri 6 hour relay is such great fun.  It is based at the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park, more focus on fun than competition (but still reasonably competitive to some haha)….

Qwik Kiwi’s Annual Spring Challenge Training Camp in Hanmer Springs

Back By Popular Demand Is The Qwik Kiwi – Spring Challenge Training Camp in Hanmer Springs If you and your team managed to get an entry for the Spring Challenge this year I’d like to invite you to join me and…

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: Into the Weight Room I Go

After being away with the family over Easter and spending Easter Monday driving, this weeks training kicked off on Tuesday. I’m helping a work colleague with a little bit of research for an upper body strength training programme to improve pull…

Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 05 Mar 17

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the images to link through to the article.

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 14 Aug 16

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the images to link through to the article.

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 24 April 2016

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Technology/Equipment Blogs http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/04/sea-otter-2016-power-meter-tidbits-stages-verve-infocrank.html There was plenty of technology being announced at the Sea Otter Mountain Bike Classic this…

Qwik-View: Henry Jaine

QK: Congratulations on your recent win in the Coppermine Epic this year.  You seem to be building on the form you had locally in Nelson over the winter series with some podium finishes nationally then the win at Coppermine (not…

#4daysofadventure – Day Two

Hot Lap around Silvan Forest With plenty of jobs to do around the house and much needed recovery after the 10,000 step ups we did yesterday. We decided to do a hot lap in the morning of Silvan Forest. With…

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 27 March 2016

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Technology/Equipment Blogs http://www.pinkbike.com/news/schwalbe-evo-aerothan-innertube-review-2016.html Super light inner tube for MtBs…….when will they be available for road? http://marathonmtb.com/2016/03/25/cannondale-new-29er-bike/ Training/Racing Blogs…

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