Saturday 6th June 2015. Trois Etapes Giro 2015. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield)

Hamish Blake Interview

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Australian comedian, actor and Gold Logie winner, Hamish Blake, has set himself the task of conquering one of Australia’s toughest bike rides, Peaks Challenge Falls Creek, all in the name of charity. Ahead of the ride, Hamish shares his journey into the world of road riding with Ride On. RO: Have you always been a
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Australia’s top 25 scenic bike rides

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From the coast to the mountains, Margot McGovern seeks the nation’s top routes for picturesque pedalling.  Australia is home to some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse landscapes: sunbaked ochre desert, lush tropical rainforest, snowcapped alpine ranges and pristine coastline. Our diverse native flora and fauna makes Australia unlike any other place in the
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Peaks Challenge 2015: Conquered

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After months of training and preparation, more than 1,800 eager riders rolled up to the start line in the frosty dawn for Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2015. Conditions were cool but still, with the promise of a sunny day to come as the riders set out down the Falls Creek descent. By 7:15 all riders were on
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Are you ready to take on the Peaks?

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There’s just one sleep to go before Australia’s toughest one day cycling event: Peaks Challenge Falls Creek. The 235km course takes riders through Victoria’s spectacular alpine region and over the top of three epic climbs: Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek. With over 4,000 metres of vertical climbing and a 13 hour deadline, even
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Ride On digest

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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Operation Nora Victoria Police are zeroing in on Melbourne’s inner north and south east this week as part of Operation Nora, an annual week-long blitz to enforce road rules and reduce risky behaviour. They’re particularly focusing on known black
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