Port to Port mountain race 2014

A few weeks ago I decided to enter a 4-day stage race through Newcastle NSW and the Hunter Valley. It would be covering approximately 200km over 4 days so not overly taxing stages and I believed it would be well within my fitness and skill level. I would also be staying with friends so would have a comfortable bed and home cooked meals to refuel me for the next day.

Previously, last May I completed a 7 stage 5 day mountain bike race in Alice Springs and whilst I had fun and learned a lot I also was not far off the last place - I was very slow compared to rest of the field. This year I decided to go somewhere different and cheaper.

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