Something purely for my own records, the questions I asked myself (N) and John (J) on the drive back from Parachilna the day after we finished the Mawson Trail. Just for funnnn.
Some planning is required to turn a 900km route into a planned itinerary with consideration of your sleeping arrangements, food stops, water refills and even toilets. This was my first bikepacking trip so I had to spend time researching the Trail and stalking small towns on GoogleMaps before I felt confident and ready to start this adventure.
The first thing I did after getting home from the Mawson Trail was to unpack everything and take grid photos on the dining table. #asyoudo This is as much as a resource for myself as it is for any people planning their own Mawson Trip… Read More
This year I’ve put more effort than usual into planning and mapping routes because I’ve been running a women’s training group (WMNtrainADL). While going through my rides I realised that I rarely put a ride together without at least one gravel road. We are spoilt in… Read More
After three months in Europe I will be ending up my European season in December. My final two races will be the Zolder (BEL) World Cup on December 26 and Azencross C1 in Loenhout (BEL) on December 28. I will no longer be racing the… Read More
Here we go, my planned race calendar for the 2017/18 CX season: 7 world cups, 16 UCI Cat 1 and 10 UCI Cat 2 which means over 30 races. The finále is the World Champs but selection won’t be announced until mid-October.
Hello from my apartment in Europe! Last Sunday was my last Australian race for the year, the final round of the Focus Crossfire Cup. I love our local races because Port Adelaide Cycling Club events are run like clockwork and the course designers always get… Read More