Entries by athletelabblogger

Oetztaler Radmarathon by Miraj Makin

Sportives don’t come much more gruelling than the Oetztaler Radmarathon. Read on to delve into what this challenge entails and Athlete Lab member, Miraj Makin’s experience.   Not many people have heard of or are crazy enough to enter the Oetztaler Radmarathon. Places are obtained via a heavily oversubscribed ballot mainly going to Germans, Austrians […]

ATHLETE LAB ON TOUR WITH ALTA RIDE CAMPS – DISCOVERING THE BASQUE COUNTRY WITH COACH ZACK

Undisputed cycling heartland of Europe The birthplace of many top cycling professionals including Mikel Landa, the Izagirre brothers and Mikel Nieve, the Basque country is rooted in cycling tradition, offering countless climbs and adrenaline engaging descents. Alta Ride Camps owner Jimmy, who you might have seen work occasionally at the lab, took myself and fellow […]

Le Tour with Tom Shanney

Stage 1  The 104th edition of the Tour de France kicked off this weekend in Germany with an individual time trial. The Tony Martin victory many expected in Dusseldorf didn’t quite go to plan for the German. A brilliant ride from Geraint Thomas putting the disappointment of the Giro behind him took the stage and […]

Winter Base Training

How to maximise your Winter Base Training for the coming season! We go through how to structure, develop and get the most out of your training!

Ironman Kona 2014

Athlete Lab Sydney member Debi Hazelden recently completed Ironman Kona on her way to topping her age group in the world Ironman rankings! Read her race diary to see how she got on below. I JUST RACED KONA IRONMAN! It feels like a lifetime that I’ve been wanting to race on the Big Island. Like […]

The Haute Route Pyrenees 2014

You may have heard of a cycle race called the Haute Route. There are in fact three of them and they all follow the same format. Seven days of racing across the Alps, the Dolomites or the Pyrenees, taking in around 20 categorised climbs and covering 800km. We were lucky enough to ride in this […]