Well, I have had two goes at winning the UCI Masters Mountain Bike World Championships and come up short each time. The first was in Norway three years ago and the last in Andorra earlier this year. Andorra was tantalisingly close - just 30 seconds separated me from the winner. If only I had not been seeded last in the field! You can read my Andorra report here: http://www.garymoller.com/single-post/2017/06/23/A-Ferrari-beat-me-at-the-UCI-Masters-Mountain-Bike-World-Champi
A wonderful example of detoxification in action! Image: Charlie Smith and Grant (Axe) Rawlinson (foreground) struggling to haul in the anchor while rowing from Singapore to Darwin To Gary: "I have two main aims with my current 12,000km expedition to travel from Singapore to New Zealand completely by human power. The first is not to die. The second is to arrive on the shores of New Zealand at the end of this one year journey feeling healthy and strong, not having 'wrecked' m
At least it was not a Trabant I was overcome by a mix of joy and sheer exhaustion as I crossed the finish line to take second place in the world championships. Just 40 minutes ago, my prospects of winning anything were grim. I'll explain why and tell you how the race went, and explain why I was so delighted to win silver, although my goal for the past several years has always been a laser-focus on winning gold - not silver. This is the proverbial 'fish that got away' story.
Image: Gary with another podium finish Most of our regular readers, customers and patients will know that I've set the goal of winning the UCI Mountain Bike Masters World Championships. Now with the generous sponsorship of some very good sorts: the Goodmans Company! Image: Gary, with Alofa, sporting his new Goodmans race kit I've been running, paddling and riding for many years. It has only been the last 10 or so years that things have started going very, very well for me.
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