36 –BRETT BELLCHAMBERS’ 24HR MEMOIRS
What can one person learn from riding and racing their bike? As Brett Bellchambers has hung up his singlespeed for 24 hour solo racing, he looks back at highlights from 23 events.
42 – INSIDE THE CROCODILE TROPHY
What exactly do you know about the oldest mountain bike stage race in Australia? The Crocodile Trophy has evolved since 1995, and we spoke to those who came to race to see what this adventure up north meant to them.
50 – FOUR DAYS, FOUR WAYS
The Cape to Cape MTB race has grown to be the biggest mountain bike event of it’s type in Australia, and one of the biggest in the world. We caught up with a different rider after each stage to see what it meant to them to be part of it.
59 – THE MAKING OF KURANDA
You could say the Kuranda downhill in Cairns helped kickstart the mountain bike movement not just in Tropical North Queensland, but in Australia. And it then influenced the world – we spoke to Glen Jacobs about how the iconic trail came to being.
64 – MIGHTY MAYDENA
820m of vertical, fast shuttles, bike rentals, jump lines, wilderness trails... is Maydena Bike Park too good to be true? We visited just before their opening.
73 – HOW WIDE IS WIDE?
Just what exactly does a wider rim help with? And what sort of internal rim width is right? We tested three sets of rims from DT Swiss, to find the sweet spot for aggressive trial riding.