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Questions and answers on pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum for endurance athletes

Lindsay Goldman, rider and general manager of the Hagens Berman-Supermint Pro Cycling team, found very little information targeted toward...

Do drivers give female riders more space when overtaking?

Over two days in early 2006, British researcher Dr Ian Walker rode his bike up and down a stretch of road in the city of Salisbury, stopp...

A year and counting: My long road back to riding after concussion

I’ve just hit a cycling landmark that I never aspired to. It is now a year since my last proper ride. A year since I was enjoying the thr...

Commentary: Do we actually need a women’s Tour de France?

I’ll let you in on a secret. When I started writing this piece, I did so more than a little reluctantly. I really didn’t want to write an...

Before the start line: Seeking calm and confidence with pre-race rituals 

Three hours before the starting gun goes off, it begins. I slip into a carefully rehearsed series of actions, so familiar to me by this p...

Why the best parts are missing from the Tokyo 2020 women’s road race course

Last week the UCI revealed a women’s road race course for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics that is markedly different from the men’s. While the me...

The boss is back: Ina Teutenberg returns as Trek women’s team director

Five years ago the women’s peloton lost one of its most powerful voices when Ina-Yoko Teutenberg crashed hard at Drentse 8 and suffered a...

The SHEcret Pro: Van Vleuten's super July and that Wiggle High5 video

Ok, so I'm back! I've been quiet lately as racing, not writing, has been the priority. So, dear fans, after what one might definitely cal...

How Mitchelton-Scott put themselves into prime position for Giro Rosa pink

Heading into the crucial climbing stages of the 2018 Giro Rosa, there is no question which team is in the strongest position in the battl...

Trek shifts women's race to prime position at Waterloo CX World Cup

There’ll be another equity promoting first at the Telenet UCI World Cup Cyclo-cross Waterloo in 2018, with the ground breaking move to sh...

Beyond the cult of self-destruction: Life and Death by Bridie O'Donnell

Bridie O’Donnell took to cycling late, but a rapid rise to the top ranks of the Australian scene fuelled her ambitions. Ultimately the ha...

Liv Langma Advanced Pro Disc review: The complete all-rounder we have been waiting for

Liv’s newest model, the Langma, made its debut last July at women’s pro cycling’s biggest race, the 10-day Giro Donne in Italy. With plen...

The 2018 Kate Epic: Riding outside of my comfort zone

Progress happens outside of your comfort zone. That was the phrase I repeated to myself again and again as I lined up for the Whiskey 50 ...

Food for thought: Why under-eating could be putting you at risk

We all know that cycling is an energy-intensive activity. Long rides can leave you feeling flat and empty, with a big meal needed to repl...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Let's talk about body image in cycling

Last year I wrote a piece on the various “dark sides” of cycling, and in recognition of National Eating Disorders Week, I wanted to revis...

A mother’s worries as my daughter starts biking

“Mum, when can I start riding to school by myself?” my daughter asked me one day. We were returning from school, me walking in a sling an...

Coming home: How to deal with the post-adventure blues

For those of us with an adventurous streak, there can be few things more exciting that setting off on a new expedition. Exploring the wor...

A golden opportunity: The story behind Australia's new national team

There's been plenty of attention on Cycling Australia's moves around its high performance programme since it launched its new strategy wi...

Rituals, not resolutions: Chasing those 1% improvements

Being an athlete is a constant exercise in optimization. For cyclists, the time to set new goals and establish better routines usually co...

The story behind the surprise prize parity announcement at the Santos Women’s Tour

Just when we thought we were putting the excitement of the four-day Santos Women’s Tour Down Under behind us for another year, the South ...

FSA K-Force WE wireless groupset spotted in Australian racing

At last week's Santos Women’s Tour Down Under, the US-based Cylance Pro Cycling team had their Cannondale SuperSix Evo HiMods fitted with...