What to pack for a cycling tour

What to pack for a cycling tour in Europe

I’ve always been intrigued about bike touring, and can’t say I have any experience of what to pack for a cycling tour. So when I read a recent post from fellow blogger Laura Rigby on her great blog Follow My Wheel, I asked Laura if I could reproduce it here. Laura and her husband Phil undertook an ambitious four week cycling tour that started in Nice and ended in Milan. They cycled 1,377 kms and climbed 26,900 vertical metres over 21 ride days carrying all of their luggage in panniers on touring bikes. Laura was good enough to share, and explain

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women's cycling resources and websites

Great women’s cycling resources and websites

I’m away on holidays this week in the mega cycling town of Bright in Victoria, so I’ll keep it short and sweet, and share some of my favourite women’s cycling resources and websites with you. And next week I’ll share some of what I learn about Bright. These are in no particular order: The UCI has a women’s section of its website which is focused mainly on the women’s pro peloton. UK based Total Women’s Cycling offers the best alround women’s cycling coverage with stories about pro racing, big events, product reviews and stuff that every day riders want to

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What I’ve learnt about blogging

What I’ve learnt about blogging after five plus years of Women Who Cycle

Most of my blog posts are about the subject of my blog – women’s cycling, but this week I’ve decided to reflect on what I’ve learnt about blogging in the past five and a half years. It’s an amazing thing to be able to reach and influence so many people. Blogging is about building communities and tribes, and before the Internet existed this occurred via clubs and community groups, so the advent of blogging has been a life changing experience for me and many others. Here’s a few tips for any budding bloggers: Choose a niche that you’re passionate about

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