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Yamba: race HQ for the 2019 edition of GeoQuest.

A Competitive GeoQuest

GeoQuest is set to be one of the most competitive adventure races in Australia since world champions Seagate crossed the ditch to take out the title five years ago. Since the inception of the A1 series in 2017 there have been 11 Adventure1 races with 5 different winning teams: Thunderbolt (4 wins), Thought Sports (3 […]

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Looking Back at 2018

It’s that time again to reflect back on the adventure racing year that was. 2018 was a big year for the team. After going back and forward for a number of years with Chris and Michelle Delaney from Port Macquarie to do a race together, we finally hatched a plan to tackle the Adventure 1 […]

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The Return of Eco Challenge

Perhaps the biggest story to come out of Adventure Racing in 2018 is the return of Eco Challenge. Undoubtedly the race that put AR on the sporting map, Eco Challenge ran for a total of 10 editions from 1995 to 2002 through locations such as Patagonia, Borneo, Fiji, Morocco and the New Zealand Alps.  With […]

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The Hells Bells A1 Competition

Three races down, two to go in the Adventure 1 series and it’s a wide open affair with everything to play for.  Quite a contrast from the inaugural season in 2017 when team Thunderbolt wrapped up the series with a clean sweep. All the big players are back to duke it out again at Hells […]

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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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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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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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