My favourite event: The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge
With the enforced hiatus from racing upon us, many including myself are reminiscing of race days gone by. I am extremely grateful to have had the opportunities and support to make racing across most corners of the world happen. It’s given me a pretty broad appreciation for how the world works and more specifically how mountain bike (and road) races differ in different parts of the world and even within my home country of Australia.
The task of pinpointing one race to write about in this series is a near impossible one and I can’t go on without mentioning some of the truly remarkable experiences I have had at The Crocodile Trophy, The Mongolia Bike Challenge, The Pioneer, Tour de Timor, Arabian Epic among many others but these have really stood out.
Honourable mention to The Crocodile Trophy. I wanted to write my piece however on a unique event which I competed in 2016. It is called The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge, it crosses one of the largest s.... Continue Reading at Marathon MTB