My Q Time

Female cyclists their routines, experiences and stories
My Q Time
Professional female cyclists share their racing tips and stories
My Q Time
Professional female cyclists share their racing tips and stories

My Q Time

Some of our bloggers have been cyclists since they were kids, while others may have decided to take it up later in life. While their bikes, their technique and days may vary largely, their love for cycling is what they all have in common. Find out how these different cyclist spent their days.

A safe approach to New Years Fitness Resolutions

New Year Resolutions With every new year, you can predict the onslaught of ‘new year, new me’ kind of posts on social media. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for reflection and goal setting. However I’d like to remind everyon...

Out with old, in with the new

As we approach the end of yet another year, it’s time to sit back and reflect on what we have achieved, and what we didn’t achieve, hoping that 2018 will bring a fresh new start. This was always my mentality when it came to setting goals ...

A Weekend Getaway To Mallorca

When life gives you a weekend trip to Mallorca including sunshine, mountains, beautiful beaches, the sea, riding bikes, salty swimming pools and endless roads like these – you better go for it. I generally love every season because I think ever...

Embracing you for you; stand out and shine!

Here’s a shout out to any woman or girl who doesn’t think she fits in to the crowd and is constantly asking herself in what ways she can change, in the hope that means she will be accepted as part of a group. Own yourself. Develop. Grow. ...

Throwing out the word DIET!

I despise the word diet. By definition diet is defined as “the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats”. Let me be more specific, I don’t particularly like the modern trends associated with “dieting&#...

Fighting fit, welcome to the Zwift Academy

September events September was a huge month. We had La Ride, a 100 km challenge to be completed in the month of September. We also had the beginning of the Zwift Academy. What is Zwift? It’s an online, virtual reality program where you can ride...

A summer morning with Liz

This is a photography story about an early morning ride in august. From Liz Ke and Liz SL. I’m so much more a morning person than an evening person. I’ve always been. That probably comes from my mom. You can give your day much more when you get u...
mental health

Take time out to just breathe.

We all need to take a moment to breathe, to relax, to regroup, to rethink or regather our thoughts and assess our objectives and goals in life. For me, taking a breathe is riding my bike, whether it be for just a moment, a couple of hours, or half th...
cyclocross

Falling back in love with the world of cyclocross

The excitement I was first hooked by cyclocross when my former team mate Carla took it up. She spoke so enthusiastically about this discipline of cycling. My first memory of spectating was a national round in Adelaide. Tasmanian mountain biking super...

Top Tips To Enjoying The Ride – A Guide For All

I’ve  always been a person who has just enjoyed simply riding my bike, with no structure, no efforts, just pure freedom to ride as fast or as slow as I want. This is something my coaches over the years weren’t so keen on, efforts are important a...

Commute Your Way To A Better Life Balance

 Why commute? Is there anything better to prepare for a busy day at work than to spend time to yourself, spinning the legs over, passing paddocks of cows, alpacas, goats and sheep? I find it helps to waken me up, ready to tackle whatever may come my...

Latte Macchiato For A Chameleon?

Hi! I’m Linda! A working and devoted cycling mom of 3 and competing in (inter)national cyclocross races. That’s a tricky combination and it can be quite hard to get all the hours of training I’d like. Of course I want to give my kids all the at...

10 Cycling Related Facts About Me

I love bike riding! So, I’ve written 10 cycling related facts down that apply to me. Perhaps you recognize some of them? I’ve been having and riding a roadbike for around 3 years now and I didn’t ever have a single flat tire – which eith...

What’s In My Jersey

Cycling shorts are definitely the most important part of a cycling outfit but I’m absolutely a fan of great jerseys and of how functional they are. They don’t only look good (they do!), they are also super comfortable and offer a lot of space for...
Stop and Enjoy, I said smiling at the camera

Ride, Pause, Think, Repeat

  Hurry, Hurry, oh, no, wait, why? One thing I have always struggled with in all aspects with my life is the ability to slow down and enjoy the moment. For example, this morning at breakfast, there was no need to rush, I had absolutely no where to...
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