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Everything is smart watches, and measured to within an inch of its life.

We rely on the internet for research, and to tell us what we need to know. But there was a time (not that long ago) where none of that mattered.

You got a bike for Christmas - or you picked an outgrown one from an older sibling or cousin - and you just got on it and rode.

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All around the world, in fact someone you know well, people suffer in silence. They battle on, day after day, with chronic pain, illnesses and diseases that strangers can't see. They have auto-immune conditions that few will ever understand. And, of course, those many suffer in silence with PTSD, anxiety and depression. Read some amazing stories of women who have some pretty serious sh*t going on in their lives... and how bikes saved them. While this blog was originally written in 2018, we feel it remains a valid issue and so worth sharing again as a reminder. After her heartfelt...

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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 it but he brushed me off, telling me “I’m not a dermatologist. You’ll have to make another appointment and see someone else.” Weeks went by before I went back to get it checked out. When I did, I could see in her eyes what the tests would tell me. Hearing the word “cancer” at the age of 25 was not an easy thing to come to terms with. It was...

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If you are a female and are training for or have done an Ironman, you have definitely been asked whether you find it offensive that it's called Ironman not "Ironwoman" or the extremely politically correct "Ironperson"...

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