After a few years of racing in the wonderfully flowing trails of Sparrow Hill, Australia’s most relaxed and team-spirited 24 hour event moves across the road to Kowen Forest. A whole new track and camping area may have been the catalyst to the remarkably fast sell-out, with all entries sold in only four days; only a comeback tour from Dire Straits could sell out that quick! So, team AMB (a tent, my camera and I) hit the road south from Sydney on the Friday to get amongst it, and secure a camping spot. Read more
So the camp. Start with a chair. It is the single most important piece of un-bike gear that you will pack. The rule is if you bring a chair you can sit anywhere on any chair… Read more
Your Mont 24 starts the moment you say, ‘yep, I’m in…’ and will be with you right through to the moment, on your death bed, when you call up the photos online to show your great-grandkids (if you can keep their attention). Read more
There’s an old adage that, as regards clothes, you should take EVERYTHING to a 24hr race in Canberra. Read more
A 24 hour race should start, properly, the week before the race – when you’re packing for the event, swapping emails with your team to be sure you’ve left nothing behind – getting excited. and a comfy robe.
1. Should we transition like a squad of marines? This is something you need to get straight. Think for a minute. Would you rather bust your… Read more