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    Win a full outfit from dhb
    01 Mar 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    It’s time to #GetThere March is the month of International Women’s Day, so what better time to celebrate women in sport and encourage as many of you as possible to get active! We want to see how you move. Share your pictures with us on social media and you could win a whole new kit courtesy of dhb - choose from cycling, running or...
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    Why adventures are always better shared
    25 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Adventures are better when shared. That’s the motto of Friends for Trails founders Jana and Mags. We caught up with the pair to find out why friendships are so important in trail running. Follow Friends for Trails on Instagram Where it all began Jana first heard about Mags in La Palma when she was running the Transvulcania Ultramarathon. A...
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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: 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: Katy Downing
    18 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Katy Downing has come a long way since she started training for the 2017 RideLondon for charity on a borrowed bike. Having completed a couch-to-5k program, Katy joined the local tri club to improve her swimming. Within the next twelve months, she completed five sprint triathlons, two 10ks and several 5ks. Impressive enough, but even more so when...
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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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    My Cycling Journey - Stephanie Kitchen
    14 Jan 2019 / Stephanie Kitchen
    I’ve always cycled a bit as a mode of transport, for commuting, going to uni or for just getting around town. But I think I really fell in love with cycling the summer I graduated from uni. Me and my friend Brigid got road bikes and toured the coast of Portugal for 3 weeks. We had no gear (just alllll the ideas) a beaten up map, a couple of...

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