The great adventure can begin. Or rather: since last weekend, I'm right in the middle of it.
For me, one of the biggest challenges is riding on loose ground, gravel, sand, muddy meadows or crossing fords (traversing?). And because I am (was!) such a scaredy-cat, I booked a girls' off-road training with Tina Maier (@tinameier.yoga.bike.coaching). Two days on gravel, through the forest, over big mountains (they got smaller every time, in the end they were just stone hills!) through huge puddles and with the prospect of "muddy & fun". It's clear: Tina is different. Tina is pink. And Tina listens, listens carefully. And maybe that's exactly why she suits me. She perceives us women, picks up the scaredy-cats in us, researches the causes with us and lets us name the cause. Mine was a whiner (Tina had even prepared something for that) and was called Giacomo.
So, Giacomo was identified, then it was on to the dry runs. Ass out, cobra power, samba dancing. It could have gone on like that all day. Until we got on the motorbikes. Then it got serious. And really good! One girl had as her goal for the day, "I want to be grinning in circles in the evening!" And yes, we did. Me too. I crawled sooo far out of my comfort zone, gained so much new confidence, had so much fun with the "what-do-you-want-with-a-big-bike"-1250 GS! That I couldn't quite fall asleep in the evening.
We will be recording a podcast episode about it these days and then there will be more pictures on the blog. Promise.
First of all, a huge thank you to Tina and to the Driving Area, both really did everything to make us feel comfortable. Rescheduled appointments, rental machines, catering, lots of laughter and even more driving fun! Thank you very much to all of you.
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