“For me, I’ve really chosen that path, to be something that I couldn’t see, so for me this really resonates with that little girl who followed that dream all the way to the top to the Olympics.” A mural of Canberra's BMX champion Caroline Buchanan has been painted in Garema Place by artist Bohie Palecek and students from Erindale College, the same school the 30-year-old Olympian attended.
The mural was commissioned by the ACT government and celebrates Buchanan's trailblazing career ahead of Monday's International Women's Day, which this year has the theme "Choose to Challenge".
"It's a theme that's very close to my heart," Buchanan, 30, said. "The challenge for me was I had to
Michelin has launched the Pilot SX and Pilot SX Slick, two new BMX tires in its Racing Line range, targeted at competitive riders who compete at the highest levels and riders who want the ultimate performance when riding for pleasure. Using competition rubber compounds, sourced from Michelin road bike tires, the Pilot SX features a tread pattern intended for racing on soft tracks or in autumn and winter conditions, while the Pilot SX Slick features a marked and very shallow tread pattern which is suitable for racing on hard tracks, or in spring and summer conditions.
In summary, the Pilot SX Slick offers maximum race performance while the Pilot SX provides more grip.
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-Track to race on: Lemoore -Favourite Race: Nashville -Food: Mexican -Gym: Home gym -Person on Instagram: @paytonridenour -Travel destination: Australia -People to ride with: Rachel, Nic, Lauren -Trainer/Coach: Tony Hoffman/ AMV -Car: JEEP Cherokee SRT