Cycling

Journal - November 5

Maratona dles Dolomites
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Maratona dles Dolomites

Cycling an Iconic race

Few cycling events in the world can match the outstanding scenic beauty of the Maratona dles Dolomites, a ‘Gran Fondo’ held annually in Italy. Roads wind and climb through valleys, hills and the majestic dolomite mountains themselves, couched by lush, green grass dotted with flowers, crumbling stony outcrops, light forests and thousands of whooping spectators.

Open to amateurs, the iconic race attracts around 9000 riders from 64 countries and is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016. It involves a challenging mix of long climbs and high-speed descents, with hardly any flats, through the breathtaking countryside of Italy's South Tyrol region. As it takes place in July, the European summer heat adds an extra challenge as temperatures can quickly surpass 30ºC.

There are three possible courses all departing (or ‘partenza’ in the local parlance) from La Villa and participants are free to choose between them at multiple points during the event. The Sel...

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Journal - July 26

Melbourne Concept Store
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Melbourne Concept Store

Now Open in Scott Alley Flinders Lane

Set over two levels, The Practical Man's first concept store showcases the best in stylish men's sportswear in Melbourne, Australia in the heart of the city's laneway shopping precinct.

The ground level of the Flinders Lane men's store features the best in contemporary sports fashion including French-Swedish sportswear label Ron Dorff, laid back necessities from The White Briefs, bags by Crafted Goods, training gear by Eysom and hand crafted Canadian sportswear by Reigning Champ.

 

Spalwart shoes from Sweden take pride-of-place along with a capsule of their outstanding new range of understated luxe sportswear. Shoes Like Pottery are right at home here as well with their collection of kiln-fired trainers equisitly crafted in Japan.

 

"Melbourne has some of the best menswear stores out there", says Brett Webster, one of the owners and the independent retail concept's principle buyer. "We deliberatley chose our Flinders Lane location as we w...

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Starman Wind Jacket Klein Blue
Huez* Starman Wind Jacket Klein Blue

$199

Archie Backpack
Property Of Archie Backpack

$219

Archie Backpack
Property Of Archie Backpack

$219

Bleed Print Jersey
Huez* Bleed Print Jersey

$179

Champ 1 Jersey
Huez* Champ 1 Jersey

$179

Chapped Skin Remedy
Buckler's Remedy Chapped Skin Remedy

$29

Cosimo Cap
Huez* Cosimo Cap

$29

Day Pack BP40
Lorinza Day Pack BP40

$429

Dri-Wink T
Huez* Dri-Wink T

Was $79 Now $39.50

Dri-Wink T
Huez* Dri-Wink T

Was $79 Now $39.50

Kaishiro Explorer Sunglasses
District Vision Kaishiro Explorer Sunglasses

$299

Keiichi District Black Rose Grey
District Vision Keiichi District Black Rose Grey

$289

Keiichi District Small Sky G15
District Vision Keiichi District Small Sky G15

$289

Keiichi District Small Sports Yellow
District Vision Keiichi District Small Sports Yellow

$289

Keiichi Running Sunglasses
District Vision Keiichi Running Sunglasses

$319

Knox Trail Running Case
District Vision Knox Trail Running Case

$89

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