No mountain biking in the 2026 Commonwealth Games?

No mountain biking in the 2026 Commonwealth Games?

How come there's no mountain biking on the events list for the 2026 Commonwealth Games? 21 Apr 2022
Developing MTB Champions

Developing MTB Champions

With AusCycling delivering updated development pathways for young mountain bikers - are there now less road blocks? 5 Apr 2022
WTF is Whoop?

WTF is Whoop?

What is Whoop all about? Our fitness guru Anna Beck takes a deep dive into the fitness device and software. 14 Mar 2022
FITNESS: 6 cool fitness items to improve your MTB game

FITNESS: 6 cool fitness items to improve your MTB game

6 cool fitness items to improve your MTB game 16 Feb 2022
FIRST LOOK: Hammerhead Karoo 2

FIRST LOOK: Hammerhead Karoo 2

Anna Beck takes a deep dive into bike GPS computers with her first look at the Hammerhead Karoo 2. 14 Feb 2022
TESTED: Fox Mainframe Helmet

TESTED: Fox Mainframe Helmet

This value-packed lid brings some high end trail helmet features to a broader audience. For $139.99, you get a fast-looking, MIPS equipped trail helmet, something that would have been nearly unheard of even a few of years ago. 5 Feb 2022
FITNESS: Wearable Tech - fad or fabulous?

FITNESS: Wearable Tech - fad or fabulous?

There's more fitness wearables coming onto the market each year. Anna Beck breaks down what's worth it, and what's not. 5 Feb 2022
TESTED: Praep ProPilot Ride Kit

TESTED: Praep ProPilot Ride Kit

Praep’s tagline is “LIKE BIKING. ONLY HARDER.” Which may be a hard sale for many cross-country cyclists out there (a sport harder than that? NO WAY!?) but alludes to the fact that if we train hard, we race easy. 3 Feb 2022
FITNESS: All about fatigue resistance

FITNESS: All about fatigue resistance

Anna Beck dives into fatigue resistance. 18 Nov 2021
Should you train with power?

Should you train with power?

Power is becoming cheaper and more available for mountain bikers. Should you be getting aquatinted with your watts? 28 Oct 2021
FITNESS: How to suck less at riding uphill

FITNESS: How to suck less at riding uphill

Anna Beck shares some tips to make going uphill that little bit easier. 27 Oct 2021
FITNESS: Hacks for the time poor

FITNESS: Hacks for the time poor

Short on time but still have goals? Anna Beck outlines how to make the most out of a time constrained schedule when it comes to training. 11 Oct 2021
FITNESS: Understanding training metrics: the long game

FITNESS: Understanding training metrics: the long game

Want go ride faster? Read on. 24 Jul 2021
OPINION: Make your own rules

OPINION: Make your own rules

Heard of 'The Rules'? Anna Beck explains why they have little to do with mountain biking. 30 Jun 2021
FITNESS: Understanding Training Metrics

FITNESS: Understanding Training Metrics

If you have started logging your training on Strava, TrainingPeaks, Today's Plan or any other training software, you may feel a little bamboozled with all the acronyms. 26 May 2021
TESTED: MagicShine Monteer 5000S

TESTED: MagicShine Monteer 5000S

If you're after a high performance customisable light, the MagicShine Monteer 5000S might be just what you're after. 27 Mar 2021
How to train on perceived exertion (RPE)

How to train on perceived exertion (RPE)

Can you get fitter and stronger without a bunch of devices telling you what to do? Here are tips from Anna Beck. 25 Mar 2021
TESTED: Thule Vital Women’s 3L

TESTED: Thule Vital Women’s 3L

Cleverly designed Women's specific pack for big days out 2 Jan 2021
Ranty Pants: These things really grind our gears

Ranty Pants: These things really grind our gears

Anna Beck articulates what everyone has been feeling for the last few months 22 Dec 2020
Testing to measure progress

Testing to measure progress

You can improve unless you know how fit and fast your are now, Anna Beck devels into the best ways to figure that out 21 Dec 2020
TESTED: DHaRCO women's trail gear

TESTED: DHaRCO women's trail gear

Anna Beck hit the trail (figuratively) to test out DHaRCO's women's range. 5 Dec 2020