Andes Pacifico – Day 4: Condor Vs Donkey

At the end of the mad beast that was Day 3 on Andes Pacifico, my Garmin 520 politely informed me that I needed about 560 hours of recovery before attempting exercise again. Indeed, every single fibre in my body...

Andes Pacifico – Day 1: The Andean Zombie

Immersion. Immersion... That's the only word I can think of right now as I sit in the post event haze of Andes Pacifico. Total, absolute fucking immersion. As I slowly come out of the all encompassing experienc...

Mission Briefing – Andes Pacifico Race

For those counting, yes, it has indeed been a long break between Mission Briefings, so I shall make this, er, brief. Its brevity is powered by the fact I have been spending an inordinate amount of time turning ...

The Dirty Science Lab

We're now into the initial swing of 2018 and its apparent that one of the trends that has been gaining momentum from last year, aside from 'Faux outrage', is still continuing to snowball as the Intercunt contin...

I know what you did Mid Summer…

As I look out the window I'd be forgiven for thinking this wasn't really my first repatriated summer since 2009... Trees appear to be almost sideways and Mother Nature is once again confirming how much she fuck...

Losing my Wirginity – 2W Race Report

After my last post where I went horrifically off piste into a Gravel wasteland of highly choreographed photos and more black & white filters than you can shake a beard at, its time to get things a little bi...

Santa Cruz Stigmata Trojan Horse Rantview

I've noticed time and time again this year that I've said or typed phrases which then set off alarm bells that I may actually be embracing middle age. Horrified by that label and concept, I then go to great len...

So, I went to a DH Race…

I had to spend a considerable amount of time searching my attention deficit disorder brain on this one, and whilst I still couldn't reliably stand by this, I think the last time I participated in a pure and una...