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#MySoloRide - Carlijn Kerdijk. The Amstel Gold
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#MySoloRide - Carlijn Kerdijk. The Amstel Gold

Don’t get me wrong, I love riding with others, but solo rides are the rides where I am truly excited about everything that life throws at me. Riding on your own means you don’t have to worry abou...
#Mysoloride - Recommended Trainer Sessions
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#Mysoloride - Recommended Trainer Sessions

I thought I'd suggest a few trainer sessions for the bored isolator.  I hope you enjoy (in a weird way).  Nash. 1. The FTP Test The FTP test is basically a test designed to work out what power you ...
#Mysoloride - The Cave To Cave by Nash Kent
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#Mysoloride - The Cave To Cave by Nash Kent

The "Cave to Cave" is an iconic trip that mainly 4WD, Motorbike riders, and a few gravel/MTB riders know and talk about. The Classic Cave to Cave trail begins at Jenolan Caves and travels along fi...
We'll Get Through This
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We'll Get Through This

Following last night's National Cabinet meeting re. COVID-19, and the Prime Minister's release, it's clear more drastic measures are needed to put this pandemic behind us. We will do our absolute b...
#mysoloride
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#mysoloride

In these very difficult times with group rides and gatherings out of the question (and rightly so), we thought we'd take a moment to celebrate the solo ride. We want to know what's the most memora...
#Mysoloride By Our Friends & Customers
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#Mysoloride By Our Friends & Customers

Here's a selection of the finest #mysolo ride entries from our friends and customers. Andrew Burridge 'My solo ride' for @parkbikes (support your LBS!) March 2016: My favourite way to explore new p...
Local Loops - Solo Ride Ideas In Sydney
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Local Loops - Solo Ride Ideas In Sydney

These ride ideas are aimed more at those who are experienced in group riding, but are looking for a little more confidence to ride solo. These are places we consider relatively safe, with some chal...
Gordon's Road to Tokyo
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Gordon's Road to Tokyo

As some of you may know, our own team member Gordon Allan is a National Record holder and National Champion in Para Cycling. Not many know his story, and how he got into cycling and working at Park...
Super Human Strength
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Super Human Strength

We noticed Alex Malone (Commercial manager for Cyclist Australia/NZ Magazine) cruising around on a Trek Powerfly FS, and asked him what he thought of it & e-bikes in general.. Anything that ge...
Marginal Gains - Tyre Pressure
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Marginal Gains - Tyre Pressure

Tyre pressure. In the last 12 months, the bike industry has become obsessed with tyre pressure and tyre size. There's a lot of great research and testing to confirm that it can be a game-changer i...
A Moment in TTTime
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A Moment in TTTime

The Team time trial (TTT) a race in which teams of 4 riders from the same club or team race against the clock. The winning team in a TTT is determined by the comparing the times of the third-finis...
Park Bikes Update - Hanging Tough, Staying Hungry...
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Park Bikes Update - Hanging Tough, Staying Hungry...

Dear Customers, As I write, four separate teams of engineers are working their way through the Opal Tower building. While most people were enjoying the fun of the festive week, these guys were sett...
Ironman Western Sydney 70.3 by Rodney Nguyen
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Ironman Western Sydney 70.3 by Rodney Nguyen

Rodney Nguyen's version of Ironman Western Sydney 70.3.
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. Roy, Roy, Roy!
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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. Roy, Roy, Roy!

My Season by Sarah Roy. I’m sitting on a train somewhere between the French Alps and Switzerland on my way home to Italy after a short break, eating one of my all-time favourites; an almond croiss...
A Monday Morning Contrast
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A Monday Morning Contrast

Monday Morning Contrast It’s Monday morning in late October. A busy time for me. On top of life’s normal stresses, I’m in the planning and design phase of a new bike shop, and our cycling club - Pa...
Free Speed for Triathletes & Road Time Triallists.
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Free Speed for Triathletes & Road Time Triallists.

A recent article published by Triathlon NSW about "free speed" on the bike for Triathletes & Time Triallists. Nash Kent is a Director at Park Bikes at Sydney Olympic Park - Sponsor of Tria...
Team Park Bikes - 67th/700 in the World's Biggest MTB Race
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Team Park Bikes - 67th/700 in the World's Biggest MTB Race

Park Bikes ambassadors Alex Wong and James McDulling just rode the biggest mountain bike race in the world - the Cape Epic. They finished the race strong, climbing up the classification every day ...
The ABC of bike safety. A must read for any bike rider!
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The ABC of bike safety. A must read for any bike rider!

We were honoured to be asked by NSW Compensation Lawyers about how to be safer on the roads. They featured some of our tips on their blog. Here is the summary. From what we see in the bike shop, e...
The Park Bikes Jungle Girls Win Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney
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The Park Bikes Jungle Girls Win Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney

Park Bikes have been sponsoring and supporting a group of passionate triathletes known as the "Jungle Girls". Here is Renee Everett's summary of the Ironman Western Sydney 70.3 which their team wo...
The Great Escape MTB Overnighter
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The Great Escape MTB Overnighter

April 22, 2016 by Nash Kent. I've said before, Axl Rose was wrong about a lot of things, but it's true that everyone does need a little time on their own.  I try and do something at l...