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Attempting the Oppy 24-Hour Record

On Saturday 15 March, CyclingTips’ resident historian Craig Fry was part of a team that attempted the Australian Audax Flèche Opperman 24 hour record of 770km. In this piece Craig tells the story of that ride, while considering Australia’s long and successful history of endurance riding.

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Riding the 7 Peaks in one go: part two

7 Peaks – The Alpine Ascent Challenge is an initiative that encourage riders to conquer the climbs to all seven of Victoria’s alpine resorts in one season. While riders have roughly six months to complete the seven climbs, some riders have tried their hand at riding the climbs far more quickly. One such rider is […]

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Riding the 7 Peaks in one go: part one

7 Peaks – The Alpine Ascent Challenge is an initiative that encourage riders to conquer the climbs to all seven of Victoria’s alpine resorts in one season. While riders have roughly six months to complete the seven climbs, some riders have tried their hand at riding the climbs in a far shorter space of time. […]

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280km Is A Long Day In The Saddle

Myself and 30 others rode from Melbourne to Inverloch yesterday.   That’s 280km from the start/finish cafe, and over 300km for some of the hardmen who rode to and from there!   That’s over 40,000 pedal strokes. We smashed it in just over 8hrs and beat our time from last year due to some favorable shifting […]

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