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Grab your camera this weekend - or look through your archives. 📸🚵♂️ There are seven days left to enter the Australian Mountain Bike Photography awards presented by @shimanoaustralia. Four categories, local and international prizes, and worth your time to enter. Hit the bio link at @australianmountainbike for more details and give a friend a nudge if you think they should enter too. Personally I'd love to see a stack of entries in 'Women in AMB' category, to make a statement about the sheer number of skilled women in our riding communities on either side of the lens. Photo: catching the early morning (f)light on a trip of a lifetime with @wanaka_bike_tours. Ohhhh yyyeeeaaaa. 🙌
📝 "My partner, an analytical chemist, always laughs at academic work in the humanities due to, what she calls, made up words. Something that always makes me smile about affordances is that Ecological Psychologist James Gibson quite freely admits he invented the term." · It's such a lovely feeling to hold hard work in print. This one has been out for a little while now - more at the bio link for people whose theory brains are intrigued by the title. Happy and proud to be part of this massive "Handbook of Embodied Cognition and Sport Psychology," to be part of a such a thriving, switched on research community, and for all the new conversations that have started since this chapter came out. Please shout out if these topics spark your own interests too - it's always a boost!
😍😍😍 · Thanks to Sydney trailbuilders for all that you do. Such a thrill to see so many types of people enjoying so many types of trails. 🙌 · Photo: iPhone self-timer in between rock slabs and yiiieeewwwwwww!
I've loved watching the Tour de France from our loungeroom this year, after several reporting on it from the SBS newsroom. Sad it's nearly over for another year but, after travelling through the French Alps last month, I feel more aware than ever before what an impact events and landscapes like these have on so many lives all year long: ride goals, health goals, travel plans, friendships, personal achievements, community buidling and memories and moments that extend far beyond the racing. What a sport. 🚴♀️😍 · iPhone photos: The top of the Col du Glandon, when GoogleMaps took me the scenic way between other breathtaking destinations. How about that view!
Dreaming of sweet, sweet Rotorua trails? 🙋♀️ Sharing the word about an upcoming ladies tour taking in all the best bits on and off the bike with @twowheeltours. Details below. (Check their website for other tours throughout the year too!) 🚴♀️✨ · Ride some of the world’s best single track in Rotorua. Join twowheeltours during their annual Women’s Only MTB tour in Rotorua NZ 🇳🇿. The dates are: Sunday 24 > Saturday 30 November 2019. For more details: @twowheeltours.
It really is a pleasure to get to use such nice things. · Thank you to @velofixrozelle for bringing my bike back to new pre and post travel. Sure it climbed well, but how fun are long descents with discs!! 😆