Whether you love a coffee ride with your girlfriends, or love pining on a number and racing, this is the show for you. Meet Jacqui Mengler-Mohr, cycling world-record holder, Mum, wife and lover of bright lipstick as she shines a light on the fun stuff, interesting stuff and sometimes annoying stuff about cycling to help you achieve a deeper cycling connection.
Michael Shippley: Chasing Olympic dreams in Tokyo (Episode 12h
Michael Shippley is larger than life. You know when he is in the room or in the velodrome. He has an energy, enthusiasm and zest for life that is infectious.
Michael, or Shippley as he is often known, is an Aussie para track cyclist in the C4 category. He's a former triathlete and Olympic weightlifter.
Then in 2014, his whole world changed. He had a motorbike accident which resulted in a left common perennial nerve palsy (foot drop) and multi ligament damage to his left knee.
Shippley kept up his sports and found his way to track cycling which then took over in a big way. He's a Qld Academy of Sport athlete and the current 1km time trial Australian Record Holder in his category. He's currently chasing selection for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and has a few months left to do it. Hear his story and learn what drives him towards Tokyo.
Kristina Clonan: Dedication, discipline and taking opportunities when you least expect them (Episode 11)
How does missing the Olympics turn into an opportunity of a lifetime?
Listen in to Queenslander Kristina Clonan's story about how she moved to Adelaide as part of the Australian Women's Track Endurance Team in 2018 and after missing selection for the 2020 (now 2021) Olympics, she has been reallocated within the Cycling Australia program to Podium Potential in sprint. Kristina is now targeting the 2022 Commonwealth Games and beyond. She's a dual medallist at the Junior World Track Championships and has raced in the Tour Down Under and the Japan Cup. Kristina is a 2 times Aussie National Track Champion and has also won gold in the under 23 criterium at the Aussie Road Nationals. At just age 22, Kristina recently posted the fastest times in the elite women's 500m time trial and the flying 200m in the Cycling Australia Virtual Track Challenge in October. Listen in to hear Kristina's story of dedication, discipline and taking opportunities when you least expect them.
Emily Watts: Brave, talented and always smiling (Episode 10)
Emily Watts is a powerhouse on the Australian women's cycling scene. At only 19, Emily has ridden in the Tour Down Under, the Cadel Evans Road Race and achieved a silver medal at the National Championships in 2020 in the under 23 time trial. She is a regular on the Australian National Road Series (NRS) scene and was heading to Europe to race before COVID changed her plans in 2020. Emily is currently mixing it with the best in Australia in the individual pursuit on the track. Hear Emily's cycling story from Triathlon to how her helmet saved her life when she broke 6 vertebrae on a training crash and why she keeps on smiling!
Rhianon Norton: From a broken back to National Track Cycling Champion (Episode 9)
Hear how Rhianon Norton broke her back with shards of bone only millimetres from her spine but using her resilience and mental strength was back riding a recumbent bike only 7 days later. Within 12 months she was back racing and winning gold at the Masters National Track Championships. And that's just the beginning of her story!
Listen in to hear Rhianon's inspiring tale of grit, determination and love of cycling.
Louise Jones: Trailblazer on and off the bike (Episode 8)
Louise is 10 times British Track Cycling Champion, Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, International UCI Commissaire and Cycling Qld and Cycling Australia Executive. Hear how Louise started cycling in wet and windy Wales, United Kingdom, and made it to the top of the dais - as an athlete and as an official.
World Track Cycling Champion Joanne Arancibia (Episode 7)
Joanne shares her journey from jumping on a bike 10 years ago to fulfilling her dream of becoming a World Champion in 2019.