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Just how do you get more women riding Mountain bikes?

03 April 2014
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Women and mountain biking.

I often get asked for my opinion on “how do you get more women racing mountain bikes?”, or just how do we get more women “riding bikes more often?”

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Going back to Alice Springs - I can't wait!

02 April 2014
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Its been a few years since I last visited Alice Springs, actually it was May 2011.I had signed up to do the Ingkerreke Commercial Mountain Bike Enduro.
After winning a lovely lump sum of $5K at the World Solo 24hr Championships in Canberra of October 2010 I paid my entry and booked my flights to Alice Springs after buying a new fridge of course.

The race proved to be everything and more I had dreamt of.
Firstlty I got picked up with other riders at the airport. Nothing to organise, just get bused to our acccommodation. I had arrived with my friend Claire and we were sharing a room at Chifley Alice Springs Resort.
My memory is vague but I think we arrived Saturday so we could assemble our bikes, settle in and go for a couple of rides before race day being the Monday.

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Bendigo Golden Triangle Epic – 100km March 15th 2014

17 March 2014
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Whenever I am contemplating what to write about in a race report, I always ponder over “What did you learn about life today Jess?”
Racing for me is not just about a podium or the glory, it is far deeper than that.
I made a decision four years ago, when I won the 2010 World Solo 24hr championship in Canberra and suffered from the typical depression afterwards that there was more to life than winning.

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Stage 3 – Cornhill Cranker Bike Buller MTB Festival

14 March 2014
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I find it amazing that my mind controls my body so SO very much.
Nervous very much so this morning.
For many reasons.

  1. An early start. 8:30am meaning there was no lazy getting ready this morning.

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Day 2 – Stage 2 Mavic Crossmax Enduro at Bike Buller MTB Festival 2014.

09 March 2014
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Day 2 – Stage 2 Mavic Crossmax Enduro at Bike Buller MTB Festival 2014.

After yesterdays hassles on the bike, today was going to be good!
I still felt fresh, had a good nights sleep, feeling happy and bike was all good to go.
Todays format is a multi

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Bike Buller MTB Festival - March 2014, Stage 1 (2)

08 March 2014
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Sitting in the luxury of a bed, blankets on, pillow propped up on my back, mineral water by my side and freshly showered...todays race is already a blur – as I knew it would become.

I am at Bike Buller MTB Festival 2014.
Day 1, Stage 1.  50km Marathon

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Bike Buller MTB Festival - March 2014, Stage 1

08 March 2014
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Sitting in the luxury of a bed, blankets on, pillow propped up on my back, mineral water by my side and freshly showered...todays race is already a blur – as I knew it would become.

I am at Bike Buller MTB Festival 2014.
Day 1, Stage 1.  50km Marathon

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