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15 Signs You are Definitely a Cyclist

15 Signs You are Definitely a Cyclist

Us cyclists are a funny group! We get up at the crack of dawn, we love a flat white and lycra is an important part of our wardrobe. No matter what you ride or how hard we might try to steer clear of the stereotype, it always seems to catch up with us. So let’s...

5 Mods To Do A Triathlon On Your Road Bike

5 Mods To Do A Triathlon On Your Road Bike

Looking to get into triathlon and unsure whether to do it on your road bike or to fork out money for a TT bike? Don’t worry, you’re not the first. Although there are several upgrades that can be made to any bike to make you faster and more efficient such as new wheels...

Nuts About Natasha Tucker

Nuts About Natasha Tucker

I would also like to advocate for volunteerism.  I work at a park that has hiking and mountain biking trails.  We always are looking for volunteers to help with trail maintenance.  So if you use any sort of trail,  ask if there’s anything you can do to help.  Remember..Leave No Trace!

A Moment With Megan Watson (BadAss Triathlete)

A Moment With Megan Watson (BadAss Triathlete)

Meet Megan Watson! She's an age group world champ in Triathlon, a former medic in the New Zealand Army, and studying for her Nursing Degree. We caught up with Megan to ask her a couple of questions: CWRB: When did you first start cycling? MW: I started cycling when I...

How cycling helped Kiwi women win the vote

Every year on Suffrage Day, Aucklanders gather to celebrate the occasion at the Auckland Women’s Suffrage Centenary Memorial in Te Ha o Hine Place. The memorial, designed by artist Claudia Pond-Eyley and ceramicist Jan Morrison, was commissioned for the Suffrage...

Leave The House… Without Your Underwear

Leave The House… Without Your Underwear

Just a quick #chicktip today! We're going to talk knicks, going commando, and lady parts. Who's in?? It's a strange thing, as a woman, to forego underwear - in almost any situation. Britney Spears and LIndsay Lohan taught us, if anything, that if you go without, you...

Silly Bike Laws From Around The World

Silly Bike Laws From Around The World

In many countries, antiquated laws which have no relevance and in many cases make ZERO sense today, still exist in its legal chronicles. As you would expect, there are many strange ones involving bicycles around the world. Let’s begin today’s lesson in Connecticut...

How To Get Your Shifting Under Control

How To Get Your Shifting Under Control

Unless you’re a die-hard single speeder or have converted your bike to a 1 x and have forgotten what it’s like to have more than one chainring, smooth and effective shifting between chainrings is a basic, but crucial, skill. And with some pretty cool technology on the...