Author: Chloe Hosking

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Magpie Mitigation

Spring has well and truly arrived in Australia with cyclists around the country ducking their first magpie swoops of the season. That mea...

Cycoupling: the art of riding in a couple

I don't care who you are — Michelle and Barack Obama, Kim and Kanye (Kimye), Bec and Leyton Hewitt — if you have donned lycra and gone ri...

Top five apps to improve your training

These days there are applications ('apps') for everything. Apps to style your boyfriend because he dresses like he's stuck in the eighth ...

Chloe Hosking: 'My experience working with, for and under women for most of my career isn't the norm, it's a privilege'

Feminism is very in vogue at the moment. David Morrison, Beyoncé, Ronda Rousey all share a common goal: to see women achieve equal rights...

Chloe Hosking’s stage four diary of Qatar: 'This race was a great showcase of women's cycling'

What a week it has been! With eight of the top 10 UCI teams having battled it out in the Qatari deserts, the 2016 road season is now well...

Chloe Hosking’s stage three diary of Qatar: 'Today was my worst day in the desert ever'

The Tour of Qatar is sometimes considered a boring race, with fast stages, a compact peloton, together for the entire race, ending in a b...

Chloe Hosking’s stage two diary of Qatar: 'Suddenly there were 26 riders at the front. But still no Wild'

Slightly disappointed, yet determined, Chloe got to the start of the second stage of the Ladies Tour of Qatar today. It wasn't the dream ...

Chloe Hosking’s stage one diary of Qatar: 'I'm not second guessing my form because of one screwed up sprint'

With Aussie sprinter Chloe Hosking returning to the Qatari deserts that she loves so much, there wasn't any doubt who to ask for a rider ...

The best non-compliment compliments for cyclists

Christmas is meant to be about giving, or so I’ve been told. Overwhelmingly however, I think we tend to get caught up in the hype of writ...

What I learned about women’s cycling from staying at Hosking’s halfway house for cyclists

I started referring to my home in Canberra as a halfway house for cyclists earlier this year. Kind of like when you enter a new relations...

Chloe Hosking's injury recovery tips

A few weeks ago I woke up in Girona, my European base, and commenced my usual morning ritual —the social media check — before getting out...

Riding etiquette: How to avoid being the annoying tag-along

I ride alone a lot. A combination of not wanting to be bound by a tight schedule, specific training sessions and a love for blasting hip ...

Climbing tips for non-climbers

Not long ago I received an email from a magazine asking if I wouldn’t mind providing an expert opinion on a question one of their readers...

Chloe Hosking on AIS Selection Camp and alternate pathways to Europe

Over the past week, we've shared two stories with you about the AIS Selection Camp from which four of the athletes that will earn a spot ...

Pan-fried salmon - a Chloe Hosking speciality

I like to tell people I can cook. The reality is I have about four 'wow' recipes. Everyone has these. You know, the meals you always cook...

Chloe Hosking's top tips for on-the-bike dog encounters

Inspired by a recent encounter with a dog whilst riding in Italy, Chloe Hosking shares her best advice on how to handle the dicey situati...

"What are you wearing?" - Chloe Hosking on dressing for cold rides

Chloe Hosking wrote her debut Ella column on one the questions she fields most frequently – "why do you ride?" Her second column tackles ...

Why I ride: Chloe Hosking on memories made and friendships gained

Like many women in the professional peloton, Chloe Hosking is college graduate. With a degree in communications and one of the best writt...

Chloe Hosking's protein pancakes

I love living in Spain. I’ve lived in Girona, about an hour from Barcelona, since 2010. I love the laid back lifestyle, the training, the...