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Familiar terrain for any past GeoQuest competitor.

GeoQuest Race Predictions

Adventure racers across the eastern seaboard of Australia will soon begin their final preparations for the annual pilgrimage to the NSW north coast for the longest running adventure race in the country: GeoQuest.  The race has re-entered the Adventure1 series under new management, this year being hosted in collaboration by Fully Rad Adventures and new […]

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Team #2 CBRAR Rogue

GODZone Fiordlands with CBRAR

So it’s taken me a while to decompress and digest the experience that was GODZone Fiordlands.  This was my fourth attempt at the race, with my first attempt being the original edition of GODZone that started from the edge of Fiordland National Park in Milford Sound in 2012. That race smashed me and taught me […]

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Adventure Junkie's X-Marathon.

X-Marathon Race Predictions

So after a successful launch in 2017, the Adventure 1 series turns its eye towards an even bigger and better 2018.  Last year saw the series encompass four races across the Australian eastern seaboard, crowning team Thunderbolt as runaway winners, with Peak Adventure and the BMX Bandits rounding out the podium.  In that time, the […]

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Dan and Ali McLachlan

A Big Year Planned for Team Rogue

So 2018 is well and truly upon us and I’m excited to announce the Rogue Adventure team has a big year of racing planned ahead.  The team will be joining a swag of the countries’ top AR teams to chase the Adventure1 series, we’ll also be competing in Australia’s longest running adventure race at GeoQuest […]

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The first bike control

2017 Mojo Raid

Despite having spent close to a decade organising rogaine format adventure racers, opportunities to race them myself have been few and far between.  In fact, the recent Mojo Raid represents only my second time as a competitor, the first being the Mojo event last year.  Taking on a leadership role in the Raid Adventures series […]

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Rogue Adventure State of Play

As anyone who has been stuck in a confined space with me for any period of time could attest, I’m an adventure racing tragic – someone not short of opinions and ideas on the sport.  I love every element about racing whether it be competing, tracking races or organising them myself.  I’ve filled my life […]

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An AR bike box in action.

A Bike Box Build

One of the small innovations introduced by Geocentric Outdoors when they took over management of the Adventure Racing World Series was to standardise the mandatory equipment list across all constituent races.  One gear item that is normally regulated across races are competitor’s bike boxes, requiring them to be of a size typically transported by an airline carrier: 140cm […]

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Dawn on day 2 of the 2013 GeoQuest - short knicks and arm warmers were enough to get us through the night.

Keeping Warm on the Go

As winter finally arrives on our doorsteps, there is no denying that those early morning training sessions have gotten just a fraction harder with a distinct chill in the air.  Adventure racers from around the country are in the final throws or preparing their gear for the 16th edition of GeoQuest, a race which is traditionally […]

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The 16th edition of GeoQuest is upon us.

Next Stop in the A1 Series: GeoQuest

In less than a week, the annual pilgrimage of adventure racers, surf skis, mountain bikes and support crew promised an “adventurous holiday” will be making their way to the NSW north coast for the 48 hour GeoQuest Adventure Race.  GeoQuest has cemented itself as the premier adventure race in Australia, attracting all of the top […]

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Justin Whitley at the UTA100.

UTA100 View From the Pointy End

Past Rogue Adventure team mate Justin Whitley joined myself and a motley crew of other Brioche trail runners from Brisbane for an assault on the UTA100 course.  Below is his race report from his unique view towards the front of the field, finishing an incredible 16th place in a field of over 1300 runners in […]

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