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All about ears!

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All about ears!

It was ridiculous. Almost laughable. “If you can ride 50 miles,” the sales guy said earnestly, “you can ride 50 miles on anything.” I was standing in front of a Specialized Venge, aggressively racy, cast-off by a pro half my age and weight, and now displayed for sale. OK, it was my size, and it definitely had the wow factor, but I knew it was wrong for me. Like an unsuitable boyfriend, this bike would hurt me if I let it into my life. But I get where the guy was coming from - to think more ambitiously about my...

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Bicycle 101: Learn About Spokes

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Bicycle 101: Learn About Spokes

What The Hell Are Spokes? Spokes are the thin rods that connect the outer edge (rim) of the bicycle wheel to its centre (hub). The number of spokes a wheel has depends on the type of bike, but typically spokes have two distinct ends: the hub end and the rim end. The 'hub end' has a 90 degree bend in it so it can attach to the hub, as well as a disc or 'head' on it so it stays in place. The 'rim end' has threaded grooves on it so that when it passes through a hole in the...

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Postcard from Sa Calobra

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Postcard from Sa Calobra

What goes down, must come up! The winding, hair-raising descent from Mallorca's Coll dels Reis to the tiny port of Sa Calobra has to be one of the most depressing free-wheeling stretches you can do. Never mind the beautiful smooth tarmac, the stunning views down into the valley as the road snakes below you. You can ignore the spectacular rock formations rising dramatically above you as you descend. The fragrant pine trees, the bleating goats on the hillside. On a sunny day the scene is near perfect - a deep blue Mediterranean bay, white boats bobbing to welcome you into...

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Cross-dressing at the weekend

Category_Humour Category_Opinion

Cross-dressing at the weekend

Next time you’re browsing the sale pages, think again about checking that ‘female’ filter, and try a bit of cross dressing!

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Why Loving Yourself is Just as Important This Valentine's Season

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Why Loving Yourself is Just as Important This Valentine's Season

In the spirit of the season, we thought it was time to talk about self-love and the best way for you to go from ‘zero to hero’ in your own eyes. (We already know you’re a hero, but it’s time for you to believe it too). As women, we’re pulled this way and that with competing priorities. And unfortunately, we often lose ourselves in the process. When we’ve been this way for a long time, the only thing that works to bring us back is a hard reset. Now, if we mention the word GOALS – does that make your...

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