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    How I survived the Red Bull Timelaps
    20 Feb 2019 / Rebecca Clarke
    If there’s no good reason not to, why the hell not? Right? When the opportunity to join an all-women Red Bull Timelaps team came up, I didn’t need much convincing. Eight weeks to go. That’s enough time to prepare...? Having taken a long break from cycling, I had only really got back into it about seven months before. I had worked...
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    For women, by women. Meet the team behind dhb.
    19 Feb 2019 / Kirsty Smith
    dhb has long been a popular choice for female cyclists. The brand believes in identifying and meeting the needs of women and ensures that all their innovation and technology is available for women too. It helps that so many members of the team behind dhb are women who ride, run and tri together as the ‘dhbaes’. They design, they...
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    YOU CAN: Ben Mason
    19 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Sometimes, getting out to train is a case of mind over matter. For Ben Mason , it’s often matter over mind. Ben has bipolar disorder . One of the ways this affects him is that he doesn’t always feel like moving and often just wants to hide away. Triathlon has given Ben control over that feeling. When his mind won’t allow him to...
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    13 reasons to ride with Wiggle at the New Forest Sportive
    07 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The Wiggle New Forest Sportive returns on March 30th. We’ve taken your feedback on board to make this the best one yet. Book your place on the New Forest Sportive now Why you should ride with us You’ll start the season with your first century of 2019... We’ve come up with three amazing, fully marshalled and signposted routes...
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    YOU CAN: Elaine Scott
    05 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    When Elaine Scott stood mesmerised at the roadside watching a time trial last year, she was inspired to make a decision that would change her life. She decided to buy a bike. Having previously suffered from anorexia, anxiety and depression, Elaine soon discovered the benefits of cycling to her mental as well as physical health. Since she started...
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    YOU CAN: Ben Bareham
    23 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    For Ben Bareham, nothing beats the feeling of being on two wheels. Just a couple of years ago, the effects of overworking were taking their toll on his mental and physical health. He took up cycling to lose weight and improve his fitness. It wasn’t all plain sailing. His first 100-mile sportive was a race against the broom-wagon. Suffering...
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    Are you ready for an adventure you’ll never forget?
    16 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Where have you always wanted to go? Are you all about soaking up the culture in the city? Do you prefer to get up close to nature in the jungle? Or maybe the mountains are your perfect escape. Exodus Travels was founded over 40 years ago to enable people to not only discover new places but actually live them. Exodus specialises in creating unique...
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    Riding my first Sportive
    14 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    On Saturday 16th of September, Wiggle athlete Alice participated in her first ever sportive. As a keen runner, Alice was completely new to road cycling; she started in March and learned how to ride in road cleats only three days before the event. Here's the story of how she got on. Getting started Starting road cycling seemed quite daunting at...
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    My Cycling Journey - Rebecca Clarke
    14 Jan 2019 / Rebecca Clarke
    Like most people, I began cycling as a child. My most vivid memory of cycling at this time was riding in a figure-of-eight repeatedly on my front drive. I also remember going on family cycles when we went on holiday, whizzing around with my parents and annoying security guards with tales of my adventures. What I don’t remember was the...
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    My Cycling Journey - Nassrin Chamanian
    14 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    I was about 8 years old when I learned to ride a bike. I can't quite remember how it happened - one minute I was on stabilisers, the next I was flying free. Well, almost free. At the age of 8, I was only allowed to ride around the block but that was a big distance for a small person. My beloved Raleigh Denim was second-hand out of the local...

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