Five Vs. Forty

I recently managed to ram two race reports into a single post, mainly driven by laziness and audience exhaustion, but today, very much by design, I'm going to jam two milestones into a single story. Don't worry...

So I went to an XC Race…

Foreword - So, we're finally back in business after an extended period off, mainly due to the fact that much like Western democracy, we were recently hacked by the Russians and cream pied with Malware. My thank...

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 ...