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If you consider yourself shy or an introvert, trying something new - like turning up to a group ride where you don't know anyone - can be utterly terrifying. With our years of experience putting groups of people together who don't know one another, we've put together some easy to remember conversation starters to help you get to know your fellow riders.

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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 of our periods, and don't feel like doing much physical activity at all. Here are our 5 tips to riding when you have your period.

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One of the common questions we get at CWRB is around clipping in. It can seem to be one of the biggest, but scariest, changes you can make when starting out!

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climbing, fitness -

Good news! Unless you are attempting an epic climb at a 15% incline, there is (probably…) nothing wrong with you.

Sound like good news? IT IS! If you feel like everyone else can climb hills but you, you may just need a "friendlier" gear ratio for your fitness and strength.

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beginner, road bike -

Going from a flat bar bike to a drop bar roadie can be one of the most exciting (yet challenginer and major!) changes you can make. Not only is your centre of gravity and balance affected (you will probably notice this first!), but the gears are different and braking (especially if you’re also going from a rim brake to a disc brake!) are also super different. Whether you’re completely new to cycling, or whether you’ve been riding a while and have – for whatever reason – decided to buy yourself a dropbar roadie, here are 4 things to expect! 1....

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