Jessica Douglas - Cyclist | Coach | Athlete

Sunny Nth Queensland

Jul 2014

Another 10 weeks gone....well since I last updated my blog. I have been silly busy with work related stuff, making life happen and planning for the next crazy episode of racing, skills courses, shop openings and preparing for the Forrest Festiva...

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Ingkerreke Commercial Mountain Bike Enduro - Alice Springs

May 2014

As seems to happen in my life wonderful opportunities pop up that I just cannot say no to. The most challenging part of this is to coordinate my time, with my businesses, work commitments and of course making sure Norm can be a part of it too. W...

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A Liv/giant Odyssey - April 2014

May 2014

  The year is going so fast and the updates get left behind. I had a great race from a personal level at the Giant Odyssey on the weekend, coming 5th right in the last few kms, to pass Naomi Hansen. The drive to do so was even stronger kn...

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Just how do you get more women riding Mountain bikes?

Apr 2014

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?” When I search for my inner wisdom before responding, being a woman a...

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

Apr 2014

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 Octo...

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Bendigo Golden Triangle Epic – 100km March 15th 2014

Mar 2014

  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 a...

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Stage 3 – Cornhill Cranker Bike Buller MTB Festival

Mar 2014

I find it amazing that my mind controls my body so SO very much. Nervous very much so this morning. For many reasons. An early start. 8:30am meaning there was no lazy getting ready this morning. That horrid climb start again, with the...

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

Mar 2014

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...

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

Mar 2014

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 Ma...

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Bike Buller MTB Festival - March 2014, Stage 1

Mar 2014

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 Ma...

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GMBC Gazebo 3hr - You Yangs 1st March 2014

Mar 2014

Last week I found myself looking at “what did I have planned for the weekend?” only to get an email reminding me I had the Gazebo 3hr at the You Yangs on. Mild trepidation, mild excitement mixed with the thought of knowing I was travelling to the...

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Domestique 7Peaks Series - Mt Buller 22nd Feb

Feb 2014

Its been a pleasure to be back on 200 mts above sea level, home in Forrest. Spending the last 3 and a bit weeks on Mt Buller, well...lets just say a recovery ride means riding down the hill and getting a shuttle back up. Last weekend thanks to N...

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