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Indian Pacific Wheel Race returns in 2018, relay version added

It was six months ago that the first running of the 5,500km Indian Pacific Wheel Race came to a tragic end. Thousands of "dot-watchers" h...

Race to the Rock 2017: Following the dots from Albany to Uluru

On Saturday morning, at 6:22am Perth time, Race to the Rock riders will set out from Western Australia’s oldest settlement, Albany, and a...

Race to the Rock returns in 2017, with a twist

Race to the Rock, the ultra-endurance cycling race into the centre of Australia, is back in 2017 with a fresh twist. The event, which is ...

Race to the Rock: Unstoppable Sarah Hammond wins outback odyssey

Sarah Hammond, the sole female rider in the first edition of the 2,310 kilometre Race to the Rock, has won with a buffer of hundreds of k...

Jesse Carlsson leads the charge in the inaugural Race to the Rock

At 6am on Saturday morning roughly 20 riders got on their bikes and rode north-east out of Adelaide. In doing so they began the inaugural...

Trans Am: The race that makes a grand tour look short

There may not be a three-week trial like the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France in the Women’s WorldTour, but that doesn’t mean there aren’...

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...

Jesse Carlsson races to victory in the Trans Am

Over the past couple weeks Melbourne's Jesse Carlsson has been racing from west to east across the USA, taking part in the brutally hard ...

Following Jesse Carlsson on the Trans Am: battling illness

Over the past couple weeks we've been giving you updates on Jesse Carlsson's progress as he tackles the Trans Am a 6,800km race from west...

Following Jesse Carlsson on the Trans Am: "Adventure happens when plans go out the window"

Last week we introduced you to the Trans Am bike race and the competitor we'll be following - Jesse Carlsson. Liam Crowley rode with Jess...

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. ...