If you have been for a group bike ride, you get to cafe or a bar, you all park your bikes and eventually someone pulls out the phone and you take a group selfie or a they take a picture of the group and maybe even some of the bikes. You know the picture; they are actually quite fun. Photographically they are not much of an achievement.
You then go on the next ride and the same thing happens and if it’s the same ride it happens in the same place.
Let’s take a different approach, lets show your friends where you have gone for a ride and what an interesting activity it is. Let’s take good photos.
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Carol Cooke is a Paralympic Gold Medalist in Cycling from Australia. She has authored a book ‘Finding your Inner Gold’ in which she talks about rediscovering oneself and how to create a winning mindset. Besides being an author, Carol is dedicated to doing public service as a Motivational Speaker and inspires people to restore courage, dare to overcome ones fears and be an achiever.
Carol was a National level swimmer while growing-up, and a high performing girl in sports. Post her marriage, one day, she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and was told by the physicians ‘life is never going to be normal for you’. MS, a condition in which most people give -up hope, Carol fought hard and continued with her sporting activities. She got success first in Rowing and than in Cycling. Despite her severe condition, her choice of being involved in physical activities resulted her in winning many competitions at National and International level.
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#INTERNATIONAL MOTHER’S DAY
SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING A MOTHER WHO RIDES A CYCLE
Helen Dominish is a Cycling Mom from Adelaide, Australia (they say ‘Mum’ in Australia). Helen has formed a local community of cyclists and frequently organizes group rides for the members exploring Australian rail trails, bike paths and off-road tracks. Her group on Facebook is called ‘The Uncool Cycling Club’ and is positioned as an ideal club for those who like to pedal slow, seek fun, friendships and discover new places on a bicycle and stay healthy.
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