The Rapha Women’s City Collection represents the diverse range of activities and lifestyle choices of female riders, blended with an aesthetic that hits the mark in other social and professional environments. The collection also excels in terms of practicality…
Stories developed for an internet readership don’t go very far without great images. While working in Tropical North Queensland recently one of many highs was spending a day with photographer Wade Lewis shooting images of the expanding trail network in the Atherton Tablelands.
Three weeks, three conferences and one interdisciplinary research day. Each gathering brought together academic thinkers from a diverse range of disciplinary backgrounds. Conversation was rich, ideas were shared generously, new working relationships were developed and momentum was built for a busy period of writing ahead.
It’s an exciting time to be a mountain biker. Trail networks are rapidly on the up, participation is growing so fast it’s becoming mainstream and there are more choices for equipment than ever before. For women, this growth means more companies are establishing a range of bikes that meet the diverse needs of female riders…
The Specialized Amira is one of the most popular women’s bikes in the road bunch. Curiously, it has a very small internet presence.
At a time when funding is increasingly competitive and people have more choice than ever about how and where to invest their energy, how do the arts to compete?
A lot of damage was done by early attempts that marketed cycling products as women’s-specific. But done well, the different choices, experiences and growing expertise we now have available is something really positive.
The Blue Derby trails are home to the Australian Cross-Country Marathon Mountain Bike Championships on 16-17 May. Pedal hard, chew that stem, and don’t forget to look up every now and then to remember why you do it!
Australian Mountain Bike magazine have undergone a refresh recently. The team are setting a really high standard for the ways female riders are part of these stories, too – in images, as subject matter, as authors.
Enduro; it’s just like riding with your mates. This is an expression people have been saying a lot over the last couple of years. And it is…provided your mates like riding the most technical trails in a given location, without much practice or padding. Riders have also shifted from a ‘no right bike’ mentality in the last two years…