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Tumut
TUMUT is a charming little town located just two hours from Canberra, or four hours from Sydney via the Hume Highway. The town’s mountain biking population started small, but what they’ve managed to achieve with their active group of volunteer trail
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7idp Project 23 Fibreglass:
The 7IDP Project 23 Fibreglass is a lightweight full-face helmet that’s aimed at a broad array of riders, from downhillers to enduro racers. With bikes getting more and more capable, it makes sense to have a full face at your disposal if your ideal r
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Will Intermittent Fasting Improve Performance?
Google intermittent fasting and you get about 52 million search results. Claims abound that intermittent fasting will promote weight loss, help reduce inflammation, increase fat burning, slow ageing, reduce the risk of chronic disease and improve spo
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Cooma
ON day two of our Snowies Roadie we headed for Cooma’s Mount Gladstone trails. We hadn’t arranged to go riding with any locals, so we were going purely off Trailforks. Cooma is a scenic two-hour drive from Tumut, where you’ll pass through picturesque
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7 Idp M2 Trail Helmet
The 7IDP M2 helmet is an all-mountain/enduro focused open face helmet. When putting the helmet on you immediately notice the protection extending right down the back of the head. Despite this, the helmet’s overall size felt a bit small compared to ot
Australian Mountain BikeLeitura de 2 minsDiet & Nutrition
Café Style Banana Bread
So… I know banana bread has been done to death… but, I’ve wanted to share this amazing café style banana bread since I started working with AMB. I’m just going to get it out there and we can start fresh in 2021! This banana bread has been sold in caf
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Jindabyne
AFTER finishing up at Mount Gladstone around lunchtime on day two, we packed up the MUX and headed to the Bungarra trails, just outside of Jindabyne. All of the loading and unloading the car was made simple by our Shingleback rack. The beauty of the
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Tld Stage Knee Pads
Troy Lee Designs are always on point when it comes to look and style with all their products and the Stage Knee Pads are no exception. Carrying the Stage name like their Enduro Helmet, the Stage Knee pads sits firmly in the middle of the protection r
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Switch Up Your Training By Switching Off
In the midst of a pandemic-focused world there is one thing none of us would have picked: cycling is booming. Those who dabbled in the sport are becoming more fervent adventurers or trainers, and those who got their kicks in gyms or in team sports ar
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Lake Crackenback Resort
LAKE Crackenback Resort (LCR) has everything you need for a mountain bike holiday in the NSW Snowies. Located halfway between Jindabyne and Thredbo, LCR has great riding, homely accommodation, family activities, and food options galore. We headed up
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Tested
Cleaning product for the detailer! Suits waterless work areas Handy for eMTBs Gives a great finish A bit finicky for the impatient RRP: $34.95 krushoz.com ■
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Pros And Cons Of Rpe Training
Gives you a good understanding on how to ride on ‘feel’ Useful for those occasions where technology fails at inopportune times Cheap (free!) Frees the mind from the shackles of technology Takes a long time to understand how sensations, exertions and
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Pumped
We met up with Jindabyne local Tegan Molloy while on the Snowies Roadie, and had Sian A’Hern (above and left) join us from Canberra as well. Tegan gets so much out of living where she does, and explained that there is so much variety in the Snowy Mou
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Thredbo
AFTER a hearty breakfast at Cuisine, we made the short trip up the Alpine Way to Thredbo. Upon arriving, we headed to Thredbo MTB Retail & Rental to meet up with Thredbo MTB’s main men, Timmy and Danny. As our visit was pre-season to see what was in
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Krush Illuminate Waterless Wash And Wax
Climate change and water use are a pretty hot topic, especially here on the driest continent on earth. While the latest bike cleaning product from Krush avoids using extra water and busting out the hose and bucket, the main aim for the new Illuminate
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Welcome To The Green Season
After a year unlike any other, most of you will probably feel like a coiled spring, ready to go and ride somewhere new, somewhere special and somewhere exciting this summer. Save for Victorians, we all could mostly ride as we otherwise would have for
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Will Shaw
RIDING EXPERIENCE: A few years of media squid work. GENERALLY RIDES: Orange Stage 6, Kona Hei Hei, Norco One25, what he is told. HEIGHT: 185cm WEIGHT: 84kg BIKE TEST TRACK: Sydney, Newcastle, NSW Snowy Mountains ■
Australian Mountain BikeLeitura de 5 minsTechnology & Engineering
Funn Fantom Am35 Wheels
With mountain bike wheel upgrade options skyrocketing in price, it’s refreshing to see wheel sets available that not only give you a few options in hub standards, rim width and wheel size, but they don’t cost the earth while doing so! The Funn Fantom
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Ns Define 130 1
NS (short for Northshore) is a Polish company that began making Dirt Jumpers over 15 years ago. Since then they’ve expanded into all aspects of mountain biking, from their XC focused Synonym to the Fuzz, their downhill bike ridden on the World Cup ci
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100% R-CORE X DH SHORTS & TERATEC KNEE GUARDS
There’s no doubt 100% are a ‘cool’ brand in the mountain bike world. With exciting riders on the World Cup circuit such as Thomas Estaque, Hugo Frixtalon, and World Champ Reece Wilson wearing their threads, 100% is a brand I see local groms wearing a
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Mcconnell Takes Another Bronze!
In a crazy year for everyone, it’s wild to think that it was still possible for a Mountain Bike World Championships to go ahead. With restrictions in place, Leogang in Austria hosted all the Mountain Bike World Championship events, from eMTB, to Team
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Essentials
BRAND NS MODEL Define 130 1 RRP $8799 WEIGHT 13.7kg (as pictured, without pedals) AVAILABLE SIZES M, L FRAME MATERIAL Carbon FORK Fox Factory 34, 140mm SHOCK Fox Factory DPS 3pos, 130mm SHIFTERS SRAM GX Eagle, 12 spd DERAILLEUR SRAM X01 Eagl
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Specialized 2fo Roost Flat Pedal Shoe
Choosing the items that connect you to your bike, also known as touch points, can make or break a great ride. Each foot, hand and bum is different and requires just the right contact patch consisting of the perfect blend of comfort, functionality and
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Isuzu D-max X-terrain
Earlier this year Isuzu released a long-awaited update to the D-MAX, their best-selling ute. Isuzu Australia have often thrown us the keys to a D-MAX or MUX for our longer trips away, and a 4WD ute has to be one of the most common sights at any Austr
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Cube Stereo Hybrid 140 Hpc Race 625
Cube have been making eMTBs longer than most companies, and they quickly adopted the 4th generation Bosch Performance CX motor, which I rode at the Australian launch about a year ago. I was keen to see how their long experience in the market has help
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Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform
Rhino Rack is proudly Australian born and owned, offering the most diverse range of roof rack products available on our shores. The company is committed to reducing their environmental footprint and offering customers the highest quality products in
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New Products
Working on your bike is a whole lot easier when it’s held in place and not upside down. A workstand is a bit of an investment, but will make just about any adjustment you do to your bike easier. The Park Tool PCS-10.2 stand is a folding workstand tha
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Essentials
BRAND Cube MODEL Stereo Hybrid 140 HPC Race 625 RRP $6999 or $6299 with membership WEIGHT 23.7KG AVAILABLE SIZES S, M, L, XL, XXL FRAME MATERIAL Carbon mainframe, Aluminium stays FORK RockShox 35 Gold 140mm SHOCK RockShox Deluxe RL 140mm SHIF
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Fi’zi:k Terra X2 Ergolace
The art of making a good trail shoe comes down to building a shoe that has the support you need on a pedal, a grippy outer sole that doesn’t interfere with clipping in, some toe protection, easy to fit and take off, and a good appearance. Throw in a
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