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Ep2 – Preparing for Peaks Challenge: Bikebug coaching athlete Michael Wright (co-owner of MC Cyclery) has agreed to track his progress as he prepares for the Peaks Challenge, Falls Creek. The ride is 235km with over 4,000m of climbing – and he’s not ready with just over 2 months to prepare for the event. Join us as we...

Ep 1 – Preparing for Peaks Challenge: I am not Ready: Words by Bikebug Coach, Matt Lucas – Preparing for a major sportif ride such as Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is a major undertaking. The day itself can be up to 13hrs long (for finishers) and one of the key aspects to completing a ride like this is the ability to...

Buying Time: Costs and Benefits of Time Trial Equipment: If your time-trial equipment is not up to par, you’re giving yourself and your hard-earned training legs a disadvantage. The graphic above is a breakdown of the information collated from an article that first appeared in Velonews. It’s based off a rider averaging...

Travelling to Altitude and its Effects on Power Bikebug Coach Matthew Lucas recently traveled to Boulder, Colorado, for the Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Summit. The Buzz caught up with him to discuss his experiences riding around one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world and his experiences of travelling...

Scott McLaughlin Blog: Adelaide Slip ‘n’ Slide – For myself and a lot of the other drivers in the V8 Supercar paddock, the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide is always an awesome event; there’s lots of atmosphere and in terms of attendance it’s very similar to the Bathurst 1000. It’s also a fantastic track that was one of the best in...