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Three Peaks Challenge – Three weeks to go!! (the long tempo effort goodnight edition)

There is now only three weeks between me and the Three Peaks Challenge, and time for another training update. Again, this week of training has involved some successes – a PB up Highgate Hill chasing Liz’s wheel (thanks, Liz), and some personal best efforts around Graceville on Tuesday. Unfortunately for most of the week, training […]

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Three Peaks Challenge – Six weeks to go! (the canine edition)

Six weeks to go? I can’t quite believe it! In some ways I can’t wait for the date to be here and in other ways, I’m happy to wait because I am enjoying the training and the challenge of pushing myself both mentally and physically. This week’s theme is “old dog learns new tricks”. Why […]

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Three Peaks Challenge – 11 weeks to go! (the dirt edition)

On a long ride with a client this week, I was commenting about how every ride contained a newsworthy story. Indeed, that particular ride contained some unforgettable elements of adventure for both of us. Today’s ride provided another unforgettable story which involved some steep climbs, a pile of dirt, and an over reliance of the […]

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400km Last Week – Time for Recovery!

  With Three Peaks Falls Creek looming in a little over twelve week’s time, my focus is on what we exercise science types call “building a base”. The idea is to build both endurance and strength by beginning to ride longer distances and to also increase the elevation climbed. Luckily, for this particular preparation, developing this […]

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