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GAME PLANS – CAIRNS WC#2 DH FINALS

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With two days of rain and then overnight storms in the lead into finals the track was never going to be dry. The slick mud from qualifying and practice would be the same defining factor in the race and it was up to riders to find that slim line between guaranteed traction and pace.
This was a big day for the Aussie Juniors, a home crowd presence and the chance to put something on the board. The big showing of the day was of course Aiden Varley who managed to not only back up his Pietermartizburg result but go even higher on the podium, finishing in a solid second. Beaten only my Loris Vergier, the final big spot taken out by Neil Stewart in third. The rest of the Aussie field was less lucky with crashes upsetting some solid runs. …View More

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GLEN JACOBS – THIS IS MY PARADISE

Tropical North Queensland tourism have put together this excellent little advertisement featuring the one and only trail building god Glen Jacobs and it is amazing. “Glen Jacobs builds trails for runners and mountain bikers all around the world, but his paradise is right here in Tropical North Queensland.

Join Glen at the Smithfield mountain bike park at dawn for a ride through the rainforest he loves, as he explains his process and his love for the environment. It’s a fascinating insight into the world of trail building from a man who’s been doing what he loves from an early age.”

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