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Motivational Monday with Michelle

What’s your name and location? Michelle in Melbourne, Australia What type of cycling do you enjoy? Long distance endurance What is your first cycling memory? Riding in circles around our court trying to stay balanced. Who inspires you to ride, and better yet WHY? Dave Harrington and Peter Heals – they’ve ridden thousands and thousands of km only for the challenge What has been your…

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Motivational Monday Julie Paisant

Motivational Monday with Julie Paisant

Julie is a local lady I know from cyclocross. She fully embodies that of em:pwr cycling and motivating all. She’s out there ringing the cowbell and taking photos from the first race to the last. She also cheers you on when she passes you in her races! Kudos to Julie and all she does for women’s cycling. What’s your name and location? Julie Paisant, High…

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Motivational Monday Katie Holden

Motivational Monday with Katie Holden

I met Katie last year at Sea Otter. A kick ass, down to earth, downhill chick. She talked about mountain technique, safety and was a smiling face that many women need to see when relating to “GNAR-CORE” riders. Super approachable and always wanting to help other women get stronger! What’s your name and location? My name is Katie Holden and I live in Scotts Valley,…

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Motivational Monday Melinda

Motivational Monday with Miranda

What’s your name and location?

Miranda from Dallas, y’all

What type of cycling do you enjoy?

Relaxed rides on trails and around lakes, commuter biking, road biking.

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Motivational Monday with Laurie

Motivational Monday with Laurie

What’s your name and location? Laurie in Ithaca, NY What type of cycling do you enjoy? Utilitarian (doing errands), backroads What is your first cycling memory? Getting the training wheels off as a kid and riding on my driveway! Who inspires you to ride, and better yet WHY? I see people of all ages and appearance on bikes in my town..riding to work on freezing…

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Motivational Monday Karly Coleman

Motivational Monday with Karly Coleman

What’s your name and location? Karly Coleman, Edmonton, Alberta Canada What type of cycling do you enjoy? commuting, touring, winter cycling What is your first cycling memory? Learning to ride by using a vegetable canner as a mounting block. I would ride around and around our yard, fall off, run back to get the canner, take it back to the bike… it was only years…

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Motivational Monday Jen

Motivational Monday with Jen Charrette

What’s your name and location? Jen Charrette What type of cycling do you enjoy? Everything, but mountain biking is my passion. What is your first cycling memory? It was my first big outing with my parents. I was maybe 8 and we were riding on a highway overpass and I fell off the sidewalk and into the lane of traffic. I was okay but banged…

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Motivational Monday Kathy

Motivational Monday with Kathy

What’s your name and location? Kathy in Philadelphia, PA What type of cycling do you enjoy? road, mountain bike, would like to try cyclocross What is your first cycling memory? Riding around and around and around the driveway with my sister on our first big wheels (or so the photos recall, I must have been about 2 or 3). I do concretely remember my first…

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Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Robin

What’s your name and location? Robin – New Jersey What type of cycling do you enjoy? Most passionate about mtb – but love road riding and now cyclocross What is your first cycling memory? My banana seat coaster bike…going airborne and breaking my leg (both shin bones)…spent 11 weeks in casts…and I still went back for more! Who inspires you to ride, and better yet…

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Motivational Monday Tianna Meilinger

Motivational Monday with Tianna Meilinger

What’s your name and location? Tianna Meilinger of Vaya Bags Ridgewood, NY What type of cycling do you enjoy? I like going to different bike trails such as Caumsett Park in Long Island. I also love running errands in NYC on my bike. Its really the best way to get around the city. I also commute to and from work at Vaya Bags, where I…

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