Monthly Archives: October 2011

Snake on the trail

I haven’t seen a lot of snakes in the wild since we moved to Australia six years ago, so when I flung my bike around the corner and found a snake in the middle of the track, I froze. My … Continue reading

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A tale of two sports

The last two months have been bizarre. On the one hand, my bike fitness has gone from strength to strength. On the other hand, my run fitness has completely dissolved! The catalyst for this seven weeks ago, when I tore … Continue reading

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Mountain biking = Soul food

Fresh air. Bush. Birds calling. Heart-exploding climbs. Exhilarating descents. Negotiating technical obstacles. Curses! and Big Grins! Mountain biking combines exercise with beautiful scenery, and fun. For the last two months I’ve been riding once a week at my nearest MTB … Continue reading

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