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[email protected] it I’m 50


The boards are creaking as we roll hard on the banks. Wheels whirring, lungs burning, ears bursting, intently focussed on nothing else but the wheel in front. There’s quite a
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When you are not allowed to cycle outside…


CWRB chats to cyclist Rachael Anderson about her love of cycling and the motivation to keep going when your circumstances throw challenges. Tell me a little about you – who
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Chicks with Bad Boobs Who Ride Bikes – Part 2 by Jules Harris


Chemo, mastectomies and riding So, the interesting thing about me is once I worked out I wasn’t going to die, I decided that I was going to ride as much
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Chicks with Bad Boobs Who Ride Bikes – Part 1 by Jules Harris


Well, I have bad boobs… As I sit here and reflect on my last 6months, I feel really lucky. Let me take you back to November last year, I was
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5 tips for riding with your period


If you tend to ditch the bike during that time of the month, you’re not alone. Many of us feel low on energy and knocked around on the first day
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Why are KNICKS so expensive??


After a recent Facebook poll on what sort of bike-related things are too expensive, knicks came out on top of the list.   Before starting our blog, we didn’t really
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Suffering in Silence: Cyclist Stories


After her heartfelt blog on depression, CWRB caught up with Loren Rowney to thank her for sharing her story – shared more than 500 times – and striking a chord
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The Secret Beginner – episode 4


I went for two rides this week! I hadn’t been able to ride for a while due to work. The weather forecast wasn’t glorious, but I didn’t care. I just
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Member Mondays – Buffy Little


We have been slack and let our Member Monday posts fall over, but no matter! They are back. We caught up with one of our New Zealand Ambassadors Buffy Little.
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CWRB – Our thoughts on “Let me pass, lady”


Mid way through last year Merie Polkamp published an article on the Women's Melbourne Network website, click here to read. In the article she shared her experience of commuting in Melbourne:
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What to expect on your first ride after having a baby


So, your baby is here and you have been itching to get out on the bike. Or you are still pregnant but are dreaming about that first ride after the
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An Open Letter to the Men Who Support Women’s Cycling


#dearbikeindustry, This is an open letter to the men out there who support women’s cycling. To the brothers and fathers who watch our races or events. To the husbands, boyfriends and
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Crankworx 2018 – Pro Women’s 100% Dual Slalom


What a day it was today in Rotorua at the new Wattle’s Dual Slalom track! 11 Pro women came to take part in the inaugural Crankworx Rotorua Dual Slalom event.
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Member Mondays – Natasha Tucker


 This week we caught up with Natasha Tucker 🙂 Natasha comes to us all the way from Goshen, Indiana USA! We asked her to share a little bit about herself
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The Secret Beginner – episode 3


I am learning to jump! During my last few rides, I have seen small gap jumps and very small rock drops on the Green (beginner) trails and I really want
Giant E Mountain Bike
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E Mountain Bikes


Chief Chick Jordana and I travelled to Bright, Victoria this past weekend to watch the Downhill and Trials National Champs at Mystic Mountain Bike Park. Jordana suggested we rent E
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Member Mondays – Cathy Peel


Welcome everyone! To our first Member Monday 🙂 We thought we would take the opportunity to introduce you to a new member every week, until we start getting to know
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We should be cleaning our obstacles – part 2


Welcome back! I know you are all waiting with baited breath to find out how to clean your obstacles. So when we left off, I had been raging about a
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We should be cleaning our obstacles – part 1


What’s up Chicks! I am having a heck of a day so far. I have eaten half a block of chocolate (something I have never done before), contemplated throwing my
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The Secret Beginner – episode 2


I’ve been fortunate enough to have two very different types of rides this weekend. The first was at a pump track/dirt jump park. The second was a trail ride. First
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The Secret Beginner – episode 1


Wow… Where to start? Well, I am at the start really. I was introduced to cycling – at this stage more specifically Mountain Biking (but I’m keen to give it
Jill Kintner
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Shred like a girl – Jill Kintner


What springs to mind when you hear the name Jill Kintner? Could it be her Olympic Bronze medal for BMX in 2008? The Queen of Crankworx?  Or her many World
New year new me
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What inspires you to move?


You would be surprised at just how unhealthy I actually am! I’m working on it though. Hence me starting this blog! Although I spent most of my life playing sport,
Bike Packing in Taiwan Sam Henderson
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Interview: Sam Henderson solo bike packing in Taiwan


Recently we had a chat with Sam Henderson, a fellow chick who has been travelling the world.  She shares with us her first experience solo bike packing in Taiwan.  
Chicks Who Ride Bikes women's cycling
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Three is the magic number


Three is the magic number. What does the number 3 mean to me? Two cats plus one guinea pig… two sons plus one husband…  the embarrassingly small number of questions
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Bike Mojo – 15 ways to get back a healthy bike mojo


Bike Mojo is a term that, even if you aren’t familiar with it, you know what is meant by it. It’s the willingness to get up at 5am for a
Chicks Who Ride Bikes women's cycling
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I lost my mojo


I am a pretty cautious mountain biker but recently worked up enough skills/courage/mojo to become a regular on an advanced intermediate trail here on the north side of Brisbane (Kombi
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MAMIL The Movie: A Chick’s Review


"Mamil is an irreverant and sometimes hilarious romp through the secret world of men and masculinity." Last night I went to the world premier of the movie MAMIL with my partner. As
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Why I Ride: My Journey to Via


Deep down, I knew it wasn’t going to be good news. I’d seen it there, the weird freckle, a few months earlier. I’d even gone to see a doctor about