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Mark Wins Mountain Bike Coach of the Year

11 May 2015

The 2015 Subaru Australian Mountain Bike Championships were hosted within the township of Bright. The town is a 150-year-old gold rush town nestled against the backdrop of the Victorian High Country. MTBA held an Inaugural Awards function at the Subaru 2015 Australian MTB Australian Championships to recognise the phenomenal contributions made by the clubs, members, volunteers, […]

Pro-tips for racing a half or full mountain bike marathon

5 February 2015

Competing in an mountain bike marathon format (XCM) event is a truly amazing experience. The A to B classic loop is a unique format of racing and tests both you and your equipment over the course of the distance. There are a few things that you can do in order to make the day on […]

Five mistakes commonly made by the self coached athlete

2 January 2015

Mark Fenner is a coaching guru. His proven methodology has been used to help all levels of cyclists from beginners to elite athletes achieve their goals with the time they have available. It is this methodology that forms the sports science behind Today’s Plan. Mark has been riding and racing bikes for over 30 years, and obtained […]

Five things you wish you knew when you started

12 December 2014

I first started racing mountain bikes in 1989. The original line up of Guns N’ Roses was still together, singletrack hadn’t been invented yet, and even fluoro colours and purple anodising weren’t on the horizon. Between then and now you can imagine that a lot of things were learnt along the way, and even more […]