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Women in Sport series of articles by Mg. Jocelyn Retamal

There is no doubt that women and men are different, and that those differences also extend to sports such as cycling, which is no exception.  But what are the physiological characteristics that differentiate us from men?

I'm imagining what came to mind;  height, weight, sex, etc.  Yes, although it is obvious, we are going to deepen a little,  and so girls and boys can understand,  and also understand our differences.

"Women in Sport Have Only Function - To Crown the Winner"

Article by Jocelyn Retamal E., Mg. in Sport Medicine, Chile

If today we see a headline like this, we would probably think that it is a macho joke and the most optimistic would laugh it off as such. However, this statement was made by the founder of the modern Olympic Games (JJOO); fortunately for us, this remark remained history. And really, when we look at events like the Tour de France, maybe that's how the girls on the podium look ... like models of jerseys.

Today, sports and cycling are no longer exclusive to one genre or social

Norwegian XC racer, Linn Royne gives you some useful advice on bike maintenance

Both at the beginning of the season,and after a hard few months of racing, your XC bike will need some tender care.

I took a chat with Pedro Matos. Pedro works as a bike mechanic at Velo City Oslo, Norway’s only Specialized Concept store. Velo City is located at Lysaker Torg a little bit west for Oslo Centrum. Pedro gives us an overview of what to do to prepare the bike for season start or at the end of the racing year.

How do you prep a bike for a race?

A Race-Ready bike shouldn't be very different from how it

My name is Suely Abreu, Brazilian, and a keen cyclist; I graduated in Fashion Design, and currently work as a businesswoman in fitness fashion. I'm married ffor 10 wonderful years, and love living a life with fitness, sport and adventure at the centre of it.

I was born in the interior of Espirito Santo here in Brazil, a very small place and in the middle of the purest nature, where I lived as a child for my first 11 years. Even today I like to spend a few days there - it's my nook. I believe that my connection with nature comes from there.

I currently live in the capital of Vitória, where I