IPWR Q&A

While I gather my thoughts on the IPWR, I thought I would share some interesting questions about my IPWR ride posed to me by a friend and avid dot watcher Justin B. I am also planning three articles on my IPWR adventure and another one on my tips and tricks for the IPWR. So stay tuned, more to come. Physical What preparation/training did you wish...
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IPWR Bike and set-up

Firstly, a big tip for anyone considering an ultra-distance cycling event. Before you do anything and from the very first moment you start thinking about the idea. Build yourself a check list of equipment you plan to use and then refine it with every training ride you do. Why? Because on the day you start packing to leave, you’ll have a million things running through...
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Yeronga Medley 400k Audax ride

In the lead up to the IPWR, the Yeronga Medley 400k Audax ride provided an opportunity to have one more long distance hit out, but this time, with some company After a short commute to the start, we pushed off at 0600h with 22 riders all doing distances from 110k to 600k. The pack quickly sorted itself out, and I was out front with James...
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IPWR Roster 2018

Since the cancellation of the Indian Pacific wheel race, the roster has been a bit fluid. Many names have dropped off; we have some new names and of course, some might still doing the ride but just not tracking on Maprogress. Below is a list of names I have gathered from the original roster and the names that are on the unofficial start list on...
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IPWR training ride

As part of my preparation for the IPWR, I conducted another ride over the Australia day weekend. Being a long weekend the plan was to complete the 820kms over three days over the same course I used the qualifying ride(but complete the loop this time), in the end, I cracked the 820kms in two days. It was a good hit out with some things breaking...
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