Tag: Monika Sattler

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Adventures of an amateur: Surviving my own 2,650 kilometre Grand Tour

Always looking for the next big challenge, I knew I’d struck gold when I heard about the Haute Route Triple Crown; three stage races, eac...

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...

Meet our first group of Ella ambassadors

When we opened up applications for our Ella CyclingTips ambassador programme in March, we didn’t quite know what to expect. We knew that ...

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...