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With white carbs hard to come by – and lots of anxiety about stocking the shelves, and what to stock them with – these 10 foods will help you stay healthy, feel great and keep your immune system strong! Whatever your views on the COVID-19 virus and pandemic itself, it’s hard to deny that these are crazy times. Whether you are in self-isolation like CWRB Chief Chick Jordana, or whether you have been to the supermarket only to find all of your favourite staples sold out, everyone knows something is going on. Many of you, from all around the world,...

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If you're looking to inject a little bit of variety into your goal setting, here are 13 bike-related goals that you can set for yourself that have absolutely nothing to do with time, distance or watts

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We get a lot of questions about cycling in all its forms here at Chicks Who Ride Bikes. Many are from new cyclists trying to navigate their way through a lot of new things, a lot of scary things, and trying to find where they 'fit in'. Unfortunately, there are many stories of newbies joining group rides and getting dropped off the back or turning up and feeling really out of their depth. If you're a newbie and not really sure how to get involved in a group, these 5 questions should help you decide whether a particular group ride...

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While developing the Mind.Body.Bike. app (available on the App Store and Google Play Store) we realised just how many habits those of us who ride often have that may be useful to those starting out. 1 Swing your legs straight out of bed when your alarm goes off Ok so this one isn't strictly a habit for on the bike, but it is a good habit to making sure you maximise your riding time (so it totally counts). Getting up in the morning is HARD. Especially if you have kids or are a carer, as you can't always control when...

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Category_Bike, newbies, tips -

1. Knicks that Fit Great If you haven't ridden bikes in a while - or even if you have - knicks are incredibly important to a comfy ride. Not only are they literally the closest things to your most sensitive areas, they are also the only thing between a great bike ride with friends, and feeling as though you've been horse riding bareback for roughly 3 weeks. There are lots of articles about how to choose the right knicks for you (read ours here), but the essentials are that they should be: - Tight fitting - High quality in the...

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