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The Convict… choose your distance, the rest will take care of itself

It was a cool Autumn morning as I drove up the winding road to the tiny village of St Albans, northwest of Sydney. The flat valley was dotted with farms, while the hills above were shrouded in fog, hiding the ridges and gullies I’d be climbing to ride with around 800 fellow riders in a short while. It was race day at the Convict 100, another one of the “classic” xcm races on the calendar. The tiny village was a...

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