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Pedal Through, by first-time film director and new mountain biker Analise. Follow her journey of self-healing and growth during a week-long bikepacking adventure through the Oregon backcountry.

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You can find epic in the ordinary, even in the most unassuming hillside on the side of a highway.
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Sometimes a flat tire is all you need to stop and take a look around. 
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Since the beginning, Machines For Freedom has been about girls on bikes and all the epic adventures, community vibes, and personal growth that idea encompasses. 
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For the most experienced insight into winter weather preparation, we caught up with biking’s favorite female snow pros, Elle Anderson, Jen Hudak and Elizabeth “Bud” Reeder.

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Learning how to create an on-the-bike look that's both personal expression and  high-performance is tricky. One cyclist shares what she's learned. 

In honor of the approach of cooler temps, we talked to our friendMandy Harper, owner & founder ofWholesome Bakery about comfort food for on the bike and she shared with us a killer recipe to spice up winter rides.

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We have a running joke here at MFFHQ that compression is a gateway drug.

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A good laugh with friends is worth a thousand solo training rides. 

On the bike, you do what you gotta do. You shoot rockets of snot out of your nostril, you hawk up loogies that would make your dad proud and toss ‘em over your shoulder. What you don’t do is look back and see where they landed. 

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If you're taking a hiatus from social media as a means to preserve your ability to witness the glory of the TDF as it was meant to be seen, we don't blame you.

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Here is a bikepacking guide from someone who thinks a bikepacking guide is pointless because there is no one right bike setup.

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Mild crotch discomfort is something widely known about cycling by all riders. So it can be confusing for women new to the sport to gauge; what is normal discomfort? Which I should push through and how much is too much?