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Member Mondays - Cathy Peel

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Member Mondays - Cathy Peel

I first started to ride as an adult ... long story but I ended up with an orange hybrid as a result of a boozy night out (I hate the colour orange) which sat under my house making me feel guilty for a year until I found the Bicy-Gals Program in 2014 — fast forward four years I have four bikes!

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Traumatic Brain Injury: 11 things I've Learned on The Road to Recovery

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Traumatic Brain Injury: 11 things I've Learned on The Road to Recovery

Did you know that, in Australia, around 1 in 45 Australians acquire a brain disorder? In fact, 1 in 12 people are affected in some way by brain injury.

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Cycling: Why getting started will change your life

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Cycling: Why getting started will change your life

When a lot of people picture a "cyclist", what images come to mind? Possibly Tour de France or Giro professional riders, clad in tight fitting lycra splattered with advertising? Possibly MAMIL (middle aged men in lycra)'s out in full force in the mornings and in huge bunch rides over the weekend, or crammed around a single table at a cafe waiting for their flat whites in silly shoes? While these images might be what the non-cyclist brings to mind when thinking about riding bikes, we are so much more than that. Coronavirus has changed not only the fabric of our...

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3 Tips For Facing Your Fears (from an Army Corporal with Stage 4 Breast Cancer)

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3 Tips For Facing Your Fears (from an Army Corporal with Stage 4 Breast Cancer)

Whether you’ve been riding for a while now and you're cornering like you’re on rails, or whether you feel like you still have to drastically improve on all of your bike skills... there's one thing we all have in common.

Facing your fears is hard

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Just A Girl, Her Road Bike And Some Polar Bears

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Just A Girl, Her Road Bike And Some Polar Bears

Just in case you Northern Hemispherers were feeling a little chilly, we had a chat with Joanna who is currently keeping up her training in polar conditions. Name: Joanna Perchaluk - Mandat Lives: Usually Zakopane, presently Polish Polar Station, Spitsbergen, Norwegia Does: Meteorologist, Leader of the 42nd Polar Expedition Rides: Road Corratec Dolomiti, after the Expedition – TT bike Q1 Wow – what does a meteorologist actually do on these polar expeditions? What’s involved? There are three meteorologists at the Expedition. A couple years back there were only two. Each one has a 24-hour duty during which every 3 hours...

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