Author: Monika Sattler

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Rides to Remember: Exhausted, hungry and beaten in Spain

Dirty and exhausted I am sitting on the curb at a gas station considering my next move while devouring a sandwich. It is 5pm. I had been ...

The universal language of the cycling bunch

I love travelling, moving to new places, discovering different cultures and what always makes it that little bit easier to do is the lang...

Opinion: Keep the golf out of cycling

Originally from Germany Monika Sattler stumbled, via the US and Switzerland, to Australia, indulging her penchant for tackling epic rides...

Rides to Remember: Why you should never underestimate Alpe d'Huez

Alpe d’Huez is one of those climbs that’s so ingrained in the imagination of cyclists that it comes up in ride bucket lists time and time...

Getting lost in France: Cycling abroad alone

Having fun on the bike often means chatting to friends, challenging someone on a climb and sitting together for the post-ride coffee. I l...

Tackle the unknown with confidence: five tips to help you prepare for a new challenge

Part of the fun of taking on a cycling event can be the discovery of new areas and new roads. It can also be the daunting part, especiall...

Avoid hitting the wall: ways to improve your pacing

Everyone has done it. You get so excited about the ride that you start out too hard only to pay for it later. It is a bit like the old st...