Joe Nation: Taking history and creating a future

Joe’s story starts well before his eBike racing days. Chasing the World Cup downhill dream, Joe found himself in Europe on a shoestring budget. Realising that if he wanted to spend a season riding in France, he’d need to make some sacrifices, Joe and his good mate, Rufus Wenlock, saved money on accommodation by living in a makeshift shack on the slopes of a ski field in Morzine, France.

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Glenorchy Gravel Grind

The southern mountains of Aotearoa have a certain mystique. Their snowcapped peaks reach into the heavens and, nestled deep in the valleys, are settlements. One such place is Glenorchy, which is a small settlement at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu in the South Island region of Otago, New Zealand.

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Up the Mandel

And there lies the first lesson of bikepacking trips: always double-check your route before you embark. With the Tapu to Coroglen road confirmed closed, a late-night re-route was made, and a slightly altered plan was hatched.

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Tour of Southland

I sent a screenshot from the Tour of Southland to a colleague the other evening. Now, admittedly, it was 9pm UK time, and 10pm where he lives, but I was still surprised by his response; “What are you watching that for?” My question was, why aren’t you watching it?

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Joe Nation: Taking history and creating a future

Joe’s story starts well before his eBike racing days. Chasing the World Cup downhill dream, Joe found himself in Europe on a shoestring budget. Realising that if he wanted to spend a season riding in France, he’d need to make some sacrifices, Joe and his good mate, Rufus Wenlock, saved money on accommodation by living in a makeshift shack on the slopes of a ski field in Morzine, France.

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Glenorchy Gravel Grind

The southern mountains of Aotearoa have a certain mystique. Their snowcapped peaks reach into the heavens and, nestled deep in the valleys, are settlements. One such place is Glenorchy, which is a small settlement at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu in the South Island region of Otago, New Zealand.

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Up the Mandel

And there lies the first lesson of bikepacking trips: always double-check your route before you embark. With the Tapu to Coroglen road confirmed closed, a late-night re-route was made, and a slightly altered plan was hatched.

0 Comments30 Minutes

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Tour of Southland

I sent a screenshot from the Tour of Southland to a colleague the other evening. Now, admittedly, it was 9pm UK time, and 10pm where he lives, but I was still surprised by his response; “What are you watching that for?” My question was, why aren’t you watching it?

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