Learning to embrace lycra | Ella

We must be more kind to ourselves. And we must demand a change in media representation. We ARE strong and we ARE cyclists.

I’m an elite level racer and spend a lot of hours in the saddle. I’m healthy. I’m strong. And I’m confident on the bike. Yet every time I see a picture of myself in lycra (or spandex as we say in the US), I cringe. Even in a podium shot –hands in the air, a big …

Source: Learning to embrace lycra | Ella

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