After a few seasons of dabbling, this year I went all in and set a goal of racing the 50k distance in a local race. Nearly 520K and over 50 hours of training on snow later this is what I’ve learned.
Bike Packing in New Zealand on the Te Iringa Track.
From the moment we started riding through Ho Chi Minh's (Saigon) wild busy streets, we knew we had to absolutely send it straight into the cycle touring deep-end to enjoy Vietnam by bike. Our route took us through the Mekong Delta and we pieced it together on the fly. Here are the thoughts, maps and logistics of our trip.
I thrive on a good challenge. Queue up: Eating fresh, nutrient-dense meals while training for an off-road triathlon and constantly traveling. I’ve been reading loads of articles, books, blog posts about sports nutrition for endurance athletes and hitting the supermarket isles across New Zealand, and this is what I found.