Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge – China

Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge – China

Bags packed and sitting on the plane headed for China I was about to race my first multi day adventure race against the best teams in the world. The format – teams of 4, with one member being female. Our team included me, Jarad Kohlar (‘JK’), Alex Houghton (‘Horse’) and Bernadette Dornom (‘Bern’). With this […]



Headed up to Eildon for the inaugural e2a (Eildon to Alexandra). With all the gear checked in and my warm up run done it was time for the briefing and race start. With Liam Delany in the field the run pacer was set. We set off at a reasonable pace and then it wasn’t long […]

XTerra via Benny

The original goal was to qualify for the world champs. With some commitments now in October this was not going to be possible, so when it was suggested I should change my entry to ‘pro’, I thought why not. It does give me 2 minutes of clean water before the fast swimmers in the age […]

Great results at 3Peaks and Lake Eildon Challenge!

Great results at 3Peaks and Lake Eildon Challenge!

Marcus, Don and Matt headed up to Falls Creek for the annual 3 Peaks pilgrimage, with all 3 riding well and Don and Marcus finishing comfortably inside the cut-off time. A big team of 14 from Speed Cycling tackled the inaugural Lake Eildon Challenge on April 5th, with Gerry, Thy, Stacey, Amanda and Yak riding […]

Strengthen your quads and glutes!

Here’s a great exercises for building glute and quad strength! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPgXQMMZ_W0


Some of the team from Speed Cycling Systems – Marcus, Fiona, Ren and Andrew – are heading up to Lake Mountain for the Granite Grind MTB race this weekend. Come and say hi if you’re up there racing….it’s gonna be a great weekend!


Australia’s foremost camping Cycle Tour company, Wide Open Road Cycle Tours, and Speed Cycling have joined forces to come up with a wonderful offer – bring a friend along on any Wide Open Road tour and receive a 6-month tailored coaching package from Speed Cycling Systems! Visit www.wideopenroad.net.au for more details…

Speed Cycling’s Ben Pattie takes 3rd at Baw Baw.

Ben Pattie had the right formula on Saturday to take out third in the Seasons of Pain off-road duathlon at Mt Baw Baw, which will stand him in good stead for his upcoming Kona qualifying attempt at the X-terra champs in Lorne in March. Also the Victorian Road Series kicks of this weekend (Feb 7th) […]


I’ve had lots of emails lately regarding interval training – how to do it, how often, how hard etc. Here’s an article I wrote for Bicycling Australia on that very topic…. http://bicyclingaustralia.com.au/2012/speed-doctor-pt-11

Long Weekend

Just a quick reminder that the studio is shut for the long weekend after Friday night. We are back at it for Tuesday classes as normal.