This weeks links (2017-01-23)

In brief:

“The Party told you to reject all evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
(1984, George Orwell)

* The New Rules of Hydration (2017-Jan-17) [Outside]
If you’re not exercising for more than 90 minutes, sipping on one of these is the caloric and sugar equivalent of sipping a soda. But for all-day endurance efforts? “Sports drinks work,” says Guest. “We know the science is there and that there’s an abundance of research supporting it.” Lots of studies—including those found in the Journal of Sports Science, Sports Medicine, Indian Journal of Medical Research, and International Journal of Sports Medicine—show increased endurance performance while using sports drinks, mainly because of their carbohydrate load.

Running:

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Cycling:

* James May: “Most cyclists are just people riding bikes. And they’re a bit hopeless.” (2017-Jan-25) [Bike Radar]

* Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (CEGORR)
Thursday January 26: RACE Melbourne (Albert Park)
Friday January 27: GMHBA Family Ride & Team Presentations (6:00pm Steampacket Gardens)
Saturday January 28: People’s Ride & Women’s Road Race
Sunday January 29: Men’s Road Race (UCI World Tour event)

Deakin Elite Women’s Race
Date: Saturday, 28 January 2017
On air: 11.30am – 3.00pm
Coverage: Full race LIVE on Channel Seven

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
Date: Sunday, 29 January 2017
On air: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Race: Full race LIVE on Channel Seven

* Jayco Herald Sun Tour (JHST)
Prologue – Wednesday February 1 – Melbourne Southbank – 2.1km
Stage 1 – Thursday February 2 – Wangaratta to Falls Creek – 169.9km
Stage 2 – Friday February 3 – Mt Beauty to Beechworth – 165.6km
Stage 3 – Saturday February 4 – Benalla to Mitchelton Winery – 165.6km
Stage 4 – Sunday February 5 – Kinglake – 120km (4 x 30km laps)

* Le Ride · ACMI [ACMI]
The Amazing Race’s Phil Keoghan retraces the 1928 Tour de France in which four intrepid young men from Australia and New Zealand competed in the world’s toughest sporting event
26 Jan – 12 Feb 2017

Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
Come Take a Trip In My Airship by Unwoman

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