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Day Two of the 2014 Wellington to Auckland

Day Two of the 2014 Wellington to Auckland

By Andrew Dewhurst Day two of the BDO Wellington to Auckland Challenge threw up more average weather and two stages from Masterton to Palmerston North, via Pahiatua. Despite the rain and the cold, the wind was at least behind us as we made our way up the valley towards Pahiatua on a 75km stage. I […]

Start line looms

Start line looms

By Andrew Dewhurst The start line looms rather large………… Three days out from the start of the BDO Wellington to Auckland Challenge and here come the nerves once again! As mentioned in my previous blog, my build up has not been ideal. Work and life has taken over in the past few months and training […]

Training Injured

Training Injured

By Andrew Dewhurst I am facing the worst possible scenario for an elite athlete such as myself preparing for an event like the BDO Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge – I am injured!! Seriously though, given that I am in fact far from an elite athlete and don’t have all day to sit around being […]

Being a responsible cyclist

Being a responsible cyclist

By Andrew Dewhurst I have just read the report in today’s NZ Herald looking into cycle safety on our roads, this following the tragic death of a cyclist last week at an inner city intersection in Auckland. Given I am once again preparing for and going to ride in the BDO Wellington to Auckland Challenge, […]

Ready for Round 2

Ready for Round 2…..

By Andrew Dewhurst After my first BDO Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge in February this year, I made myself a promise. I promised I would maintain my fitness (and weight!) throughout winter and start this summer in better shape to prepare for my second BDO next February. I broke my promise…………… When I rode across […]