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About nictwohands

Rider, writer, editor & gentleman.

Five by Chris Akrigg [video]

Funny, I’ve got five bikes too. Somehow, after watching this, I feel like I’m not doing them justice!

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Ready or not… the 2014 Absa Cape Epic

I’ve been incredibly slack. It’s been mooonths since I last posted. 1000 apologies and all that, but I’ve been busy riding, swimming, running, traveling, learning, crashing, winning… and proposing. And I believe that living in the moment beats pausing to … Continue reading

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2013 Tour de France Road Gap

Is there a better way to celebrate the 100th Tour de France’s than boosting the peleton on Stage 20? I didn’t think so.

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Danny MacAskill is back – Imaginate [video]

http://imaginate.redbull.com/videos/riding_film This takes me back to the hours I spent playing with cars, trains, planes and bikes scattered about my bedroom. Nice to know all that time mucking about was put to good use by someone… A simply superb bike … Continue reading

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Lines of Lofoten [Video]

Just too much of fun.

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2013 Mountain Bike World Cup Season Preview [video]

This year is going to be a ripper!

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Day 7 & 8 & 9 – Suffering, silence and finally the sea

Phew. So the joBerg2C is finished, and for those who’ve been following this blog, it’s clear that I was too! Yet I never wrapped up the experience with my final posts of the last few days. My apologies. My body … Continue reading

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2013 joBerg2C: Day 6 – Sounds and silence

Kamberg to Hazeldean Farm: 89km So something happened in Glengarry. I woke up 10 times during the night to discharge lumpy chunks of phlegm. At our 5am wake up call I was barely able to talk. I think the clouds … Continue reading

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2013 Joberg2C: Day 5 – Chasing and cruising

Winterton to Kamberg: 96km Yes, yes, I know. My last post from the trenches of the Old Mutual joBerg2C was three days ago. It really has been a battle out here. Ironic that it came a day after we had … Continue reading

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2013 Joberg2C: Day 4 – Mind-blowing beauty and quiet power

Being stuck in a mountain bike race in deepest darkest Africa has many pros. One of the cons is that connection to the interweb is not very reliable. Hence my post from Monday’s stage coming though now… Day 5’s update … Continue reading

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