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anonymous asked:

Can you descend? And corner? You can climb and spin!! Seriously learn the skills get him to teach you. You would smash most aussie pro women cyclist within 2/3 years or less in top class racers

hahahah tbh im a nana going down hills!!! i would rather be the quickest up a hill and last down :). 

but yeah im getting better on corners and descends :D i think just getting used to it more!! 

thank you 

Need some xmas gift ideas? Check out our suggestions for a few books that work as stocking-fillers for cyclists:

A Sunday in Hell [DVD] (A classic film documenting Paris-Roubaix 1976)

Jorgen Leth Collection [DVD] (A Sunday in Hell, The Stars and The Water Carriers, and The Impossible Hour - three classic cycling documentaries)

Overcoming [DVD] (Behind the scenes with CSC at the 2004 Tour de France)

Bicycling Science (David Gordon Wilson - feed your inner geek)

Slaying The Badger [DVD R1]

Slaying The Badger: LeMond, Hinault and the Greatest Ever Tour de France (Richard Moore)

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist [DVD]

The Death of Marco Pantani: A Biography [book]

Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi

Put Me Back On My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson

We Were Young and Carefree: The Autobiography of Laurent Fignon

Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike

Rough Ride: Behind the Wheel With a Pro Cyclist (Paul Kimmage)

Racing Through the Dark (David Millar)

The Racer: Life on the Road as a Pro Cyclist (David Millar)

The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France (Tyler Hamilton)

The Program: Seven Deadly Sins - My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong (David Walsh)

The Race to Truth: Blowing the Whistle on Lance Armstrong and Cycling’s Doping Culture (Emma O’Reilly)

The World of Cycling According to G (Geraint Thomas)

Hunger: The Sean Kelly Autobiography

Bernard Hinault and the Fall and Rise of French Cycling