Crocodile Trophy: Australia's ultimate biking test

Mountain biking has been an Olympic sport since 1996, yet lives in the shadow of road cycling attract big sponsors and money.

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    It is no Tour de France, but the conditions are just as harsh.

    For the 80 cyclists competing in the Crocodile Trophy mountain biking race, winning is a rite of passage.

     

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Mareeba in Australia.


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