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From the Top: How Skratch Labs was built

So many of the businesses we’ve discovered in this show have been ‘happy accidents’, so to speak, and Skratch Labs embodies that very sam...

From the Top: How Apidura was built

Apidura is a brand you may not be familiar with if you haven’t ventured into the world of bikpacking, touring or adventure racing, but th...

Photo gallery: Winners and weather at the 2017 Crusher in the Tushar

The challenging course profile and Mother Nature combined for a powerful one-two punch as 600 riders lined up for the seventh edition of ...

The Indian Pacific Wheel Race: Once-in-a-lifetime adventure or folly for the foolhardy?

When the clock strikes 6:00am in Fremantle, Western Australia this Saturday morning, around 70 cyclists will start a race across Australi...

Race to the Rock: The documentary

The 2016 Race to the Rock was the inaugural edition of a 2,300 kilometre self-supported race from Adelaide to Uluru in the dusty heart of...

The Tour Divide: The hardest bike race on Earth?

There's been plenty of excitement in the past week as the riders of the 2016 Trans Am settle in for their solo trek across the United Sta...

Pan American Rouleur: Riding from Argentina to Alaska

The Pan-American Highway network stretches more than 30,000km from the southern tip of South America all the way to northern reaches of N...

Pushing the limits: why long-distance adventure racing is on the rise

Racing bikes over long distances isn’t new. Early editions of the Tour de France routinely featured stages of 400km+ and randonneuring ha...

The Transcontinental Race: crossing Europe by bike in 16 days

Over the past few weeks Swiss rider Alain Rumpf has been posting to our Instagram account with inspiring photos from the Transcontinental...

Transcontinental Race: Equipment set-up and other stuff to geek-out on

Earlier this week we introduced the Transcontinental Race and Alain Rumpf's intent to take the adventure head on. In Alain's last article...

The Transcontinental Race: rediscovering the roots of cycling

If you're feeling saturated with the Tour de France and want to follow a story that's much more pure, I'm happy to introduce you to the T...

Following Jesse Carlsson and the 2015 Trans Am bike race

We just finished following the Giro d'Italia which, to most cyclists, would appear to be one of the ultimate tests of cycling endurance. ...

100 Cols in 10 Days | The Cent Cols Challenge

Call me insane but my idea of a perfect holiday is one where a challenge is set and by the time I get through to the other side there's a...

Inside the Crocodile Trophy

I'm extremely proud of all my mates who just completed the Crocodile Trophy throughout the past ten days. In particular, my good friend B...

Mongolia Bike Challenge - 10 Stages in 10 Different Worlds

I try to keep a road racing focus with this site and I'll usually tell any mountain biker who tries to ambush us with their neanderthal w...

Terra Australis: 7 Days of Heaven or Hell?

A mate of mine Brad Davies just completed the Terra Australis, a 7-day mountain bike race in the beautiful Victorian high country. It’s a...

The Otway Odyssey - I've Been Odysized!

Over the weekend 1750 mountain bikers got together for the fifth edition of the Otway Odyssey. I don't often associate with the feral spe...

World 24-Hour Championships

Photo courtesy of Sebastian Jayne My good mate Brad Davies has been training his heart out over the past few months for the 24hr World Ch...

What Should I Eat Before A Race?

Quite often I get the question "what should I eat before a race?" in my inbox.  This used to be one of my biggest questions as well.  Thi...

Lighting Systems

I usually don't plug a product or a website unless I'm handsomely paid for it or receive massive kickbacks.  However, I've been seeing th...

Looking For Inspiration?

I was going to give a CYCLING TIP about something completely different today until half way into my ride to work.  I bumped into a good f...