TECHNICAL INFO / REVIEWS

Each month ARea 51 sends out a E-Newsletter to customers and subscribers. The E-Newsletter contains information on the latest special deals, new products, news, gear reviews, AR technical information and tips from elite AR competitors from both Australia and abroad.

Feel free to check out some of the past articles included in the E-Newsletter. If you would like to receive the E-Newsletter on a regular basis please send us an email. sales@area51.net.au

Preparing for XPD 2010 - Article #2 - Sleep Deprivation...you must have an understanding of what will happen to your body and mind with sleep deprivation.

Preparing for XPD 2010 - Article #1 -The Team...make sure you read this first in the series of technical tips on preparing for XPD. Based on experience gained from competing in XPD 04, 06, 07 08.

The Inuagural Vanuatu Adventure Race 2010...find out more about the first AR event to be held in Vanuatu. 50 x two person teams competing over 2 & 1/2 days.

Australian Multisport Champion 2009...Luke Haines, race report from his Freycinet Lodge Challenge.

Intrepid AR51 Mapboard Review by Stuart Lynch, navigator for Primal Quest 2009 winners - Team Orion Health.

Compass Dip Zone...Why does'nt my compass work in other countries

Fancy Footwork How to cover ground quickly on foot (By Ian Adamson - Team Nike Balance Bar)

Navigation & Altimeters The altimeter, like the compass, provides one simple piece of information that forms the basis for a tremendous amount of vital detail; elevation..

Building Your Own Bike Box Learn how to make your own bike box with Corflute panels. By Team Orion Health

Kayaking Through the Winter Months Get motivated by Jarad Kohler

Hyponatremia also called water intoxication, is generally the result of drinking excessive amounts of plain water which causes a low concentration of sodium in the blood

Developing Team Synergy The main challenge faced by most teams is simply being a team. These tips for maintaining harmony will give you the best chance of developing that highly elusive ingredient – synergy. By Ian Adamson (Team Nike Balance Bar)

Working On Your Weakness by Ian Adamson. Ian's Team have held the Title of AR  World Champion for seven years.

VO24 AR Pack Review by Stewart Cowey, Team Keen Torq'ers. Read Stewart's in depth review of this AR specific 26 litre pack weighing only 678gms.

Being the Team Female by Del Lloyd, Team Keen Torq'ers. This article contains Del's top ten tips for female AR athletes racing in a mixed team. It is essential reading for both the guys and girls embarking on racing as a mixed team.
Chain Suck; what it is, why it happens and how to fix it. All this and more from Zinn & The Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance.