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Is my gear selection right? Ask Ella

In the bike shop I would at times have ladies coming in and looking at the drop bars with trepidation. Quite often after explaining how t...

How do I eat while riding? Ask Ella

The night before I go on a ride I like to assemble everything, so I can spend the minimum amount of time getting ready and therefore mana...

Ask Ella: How can I make tough tyre changes easier?

Whoever came up with the saying “it’s like riding a bike” as a way to explain something as easy, never changed a flat tyre. You’d think i...

Ask Ella: How do I rise above getting dropped from the bunch?

I saw a woman’s face in a cycling bunch ride two weeks ago that is imprinted on my mind, because it’s a face I know so well. I had never ...

Ask Ella: Why are my lady bits hurting after cycling?

Who doesn’t love the banter at the post-ride park-up? Talk of the ride, other adventures, equipment and then there are those tidbits that...

Ask Ella: What is the best women's saddle?

Why shouldn't I wear underwear under my bike shorts? What is the best women's bike seat? Do I really need a women’s specific bike? How th...