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Motivational Monday with Martha Van Inwegen

What’s your name and location? Martha Van Inwegen of Action Wipes (my favorite body wipes) – Central Coast, California What type of cycling do you enjoy? Casual – usually along the beach or just to do errands. What is your first cycling memory? The first time I was able to ride a bike by myself. My dad worked part time for a moving company and…

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Motivational Monday with Chantal Roberts

What’s your name and location? Chantal Roberts, Little Rock, AR What type of cycling do you enjoy? road, relaxing, paved trail What is your first cycling memory? Falling off my bike when I was 5, and being so mad at the bike I didn’t ride again for 20 years. Who inspires you to ride, and better yet WHY? There are a lot of women I…

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Motivational Monday with Michelle

What’s your name and location? Michelle from Iowa What type of cycling do you enjoy? Recreational road, touring, mtb, and dabbling in CX since I now own two ‘cross bikes and I figure I better represent. What is your first cycling memory? My brother helping me learn how to ride a bike in our backyard. It was my neighbor’s yellow bike that was way too…

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Motivational Monday: ‘Tis Cyclocross Season

The weather is cooler, the days are getting shorter and this means one thing. Cyclocross. The season in the southeast normally doesn’t start until mid fall but more and more groups are getting on board and we should have a couple series in the area to attend. ‘Cross “Race” Calendar September 4th – (Tentative) Tuesday Nights Under the Lights in Boone, NC September 8th –…

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Motivational Monday: Ride with the Boys

Lately as I have been traveling I have been doing my best to ride with others. Normally I ride by myself as it is my away time but getting closer to cyclocross season I need to push myself and riding with others does that to you. Riding with women is one thing, but I can tell you that hanging on to the wheels of some…

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Motivation Monday: Finding Time Away

Finding motivation is something that during any point of a day we all struggle with. Motivation to get out of bed when your alarm sounds, motivation to follow your dreams, motivation to set goals, and motivation to live the life you want to live. Often I am motivated by people, by photos, by quotes and even sometimes desires. My latest motivation is by helping my…

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Motivation from Grizzly Adams

A great post from grizzly adams over here. “I can’t go on, I’ll go on.” Next time you want to stop pedaling, don’t. Next time you want to quit, don’t. When you think you’ve had enough hurt and dirt, you haven’t. You can take a little more. And then a little more after that. Mountain biking is what we do. We are mountain bikers. When…

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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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