How far I rode my bike(s): 20,000+km
8 x marathon races
1 x 3 hour race
4 x XCO races
20 x Short track races
1 x super D race
6 x road criterium races
Bicycle revelation: Cannondale Flash Ultimate 29er
Most enjoyable race: Back Yamma Bigfoot
Hardest Race: Highland Fling
Days riding the 26er hardtail: 3
Most quirky race: Wollombi Wild Ride
Epileptic Seizures: 2
Hospital Visits: 4
12 chiropractic adjustments
Physio visits: 10
Days riding missed through injury: 15 (way too many)
Days racing missed through injury: 4 (way too many)
Slides across bitumen at 60km/hr: 1 (1 too many)
Slides across skin ripping rocks: 2 (2 too many)
Number of times ascended Mt Stromlo: >200
Fastest speed down Mt Ainslie on Cannondale Evo: 92km/hr
Fastest time on twin peaks route: 45:35 – link to strava segment here www.idontthinkso.com
From here, it is just a summary in photos of the year.
Back Yamma Bigfoot - great photo by Mick Ross - riding through the field of flames
Marathon Champs - Stromlo - 22% gradient
Kowen club race - working that bike!
Review stats from my blog - boosting sales!
Great re-tweet from the boys at MarathonMTB.com
it is the place to be in Canberra
Railing singletrack in Wingello aboard the Flash 29er
Sometimes you just have to drive it from the front whilst people sit on!
XCM series final rankings - Pretty stacked field at every race this year.
Dropping in on one of the 3 days in the year I rode my Flash 26er
Bruce Ridge trails in winter - taking a pause for the cause
Pretty much just doing dumb stuff on the bike
Hottest afternoon at Isaacs Ridge in december at 36 degrees plus new team mate for 2013 - Andrew Hall #topbloke
Alright then, that's a wrap for 2012.
2013 is already taking shape with regard to all the events that I will be hitting up. Watch this space!!