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Finding motivation when the going gets tough

No matter how much you love the bike there is always the odd wet morning or can't be bothered day when getting out on it seems a chore. O...

Ella Picks: Belizean cyclist threatened for demanding a women's race; the hour record battle is on; analyzing women's cycling in the media; and more

Every week we scan the internet for the interesting stories of women’s cycling that deliver unique insight, inspire or simply make us lau...

Lisa's Mum on mechanical doping and a whole new level of committing to the rut

Lisa Jacobs is a three-time Australian cyclocross champion, a lawyer and an all round nice person that helps set the tone for a welcoming...

Ella Picks: Mud, tears, motors and rainbows

Every week we scan the internet for the interesting stories of women’s cycling that deliver unique insight, inspire or simply make us lau...

Ella Picks: Ferrand-Prevot breaks her leg; 36-year-old makes comeback ahead of Rio, Ale-Cipollini rider tests positive for EPO and more

In this week's internet roundup, we explore the riders with the most 'character'. We also want you to meet Rebecca Werner, who's currentl...

My first cyclocross race: Tales from a spectator, a teenager, a mum, and a national champion

It can be nerve-wracking to try something new, and taking on an unfamiliar challenge on the bike is no exception. At the start line, expe...

Lisa Jacobs takes a third Australian cyclocross title, Paul van der Ploeg wins a tussle-tainted men’s race

A tight and controversial battle in the Australian National Cyclocross Championships has seen the men’s title shift again, this time to P...

Australian Cyclocross Championships: Defending champion Lisa Jacobs will need to leap an extra barrier

Australia is holding its third National Cyclocross Championships in Melbourne this weekend. The mud-loving cycling discipline has only re...

The Women’s Ride: Victoria’s mass-riding event draws 2,000 women

Normally on a Sunday morning in Melbourne the roads, bike paths and single track are teaming with male cyclists. Female cyclists are over...

How To: Get your mud on with Australian cyclocross national champion Lisa Jacobs

Ask any rider about her first cyclocross race, and you’ll probably hear something like this: “It was tricky and I got filthy, but afterwa...