Monthly Archives: December 2014

Salisbury Plain Challenge

I had heard about the Salisbury Plain Challenge or SPAM Challenge for many years. Firstly, my father used to do the race (he reports he once took 5th place), and then while at University, a fellow MTB’er on my course … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Intervals + fatbike + sun = great training

Today’s training was pretty good fun. I was asked by the Norwegians to plan some interval courses at Sjusjøen, so spent several hours fixing up the competition map making it legible and easier to understand the SkiO network. Still tired … Continue reading

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Maps from the weekend

Here are the DOMA maps of Hans Jørgen, Stanimir and myself from the SkiO races at Sjusjøen. The paths are mostly hard enough for Fatbike MTBO now, so you can have one guess what I’ll be up to for the … Continue reading

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SkiO season opening

The ‘must-attend’ SkiO race in the early part of the 2015 winter season is the Sjusjøenrennet, taking place this weekend in, you guessed it, Sjusjøen. With World Championships in Norway approaching (Feb), the chance to race in Norway just 100km … Continue reading

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Mass start race

Today was another great day in the track network at Sjusjøen. We did a mass start test race  and it turned out to be quite an interesting race with everyone finishing within 53 seconds. See the maps from the race: … Continue reading

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NEW: MTBO Stats website

Thanks to Jiri Vrany (Cze) the MTBO community now has it’s own dedicated stats website. At the moment the website lists all World Championship results (since the first one in 2002), as well as World Cup and European Champs results. … Continue reading

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