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After some welcome Brezels, Croissants and Cappuccinos at the Contessa Café Bar, the whole Contessa Team, including Kathrin, Lisa, Andi, Fien and Karen was there to guide the 20 participants over the weekend. 
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The latest Contessa Riding Day took place on Saturday, the 12th of June in Tegernsee, Germany.
26 women had the chance to test SCOTT’s newest bikes, including the Genius, Genius LT and Spark on some world class trails with Contessa Team members Fien, Andi, Kathrin, and Karen Eller. 
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The first Contessa Riding day of 2014 took place in Switzerland. 

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Conquer the Trail - The Right Nutrition: Fit for the Trails!

16 October 2013
Biking makes you fit, lean, gives you well-defined muscles  burns fat. In addition, it is great fun and has more variety than any other sport. Here are a few tips on proper nutrition for biking...
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Conquer the Trail - How do I lose my Fear?

17 September 2013
Women ride differently than men,  they have different fears, worries and inhibitions. The husband or boyfriend is often the one who brings us on the bike, and we have our first touring experiences with them. We work hard, try hard, and yet the good feelings only last until the first turn...
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Conquer the Trail - Riding Techniques For Advanced Riders

29 July 2013

You have already mastered the basics of braking and shifting gears, you have perfectly integrated concepts such as positioning yourself well on the bike and balancing. So now is the time for you to trust yourself on steeper slopes and to train for hairpin turns...

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Conquer the Trail - Skills come with practice

04 July 2013
"I can’t do it!" Is this phrase familiar to you? There are always girls who drop the subject of biking before even starting. Bike touring commonly refers to nice rides with decent amounts of elevation gain.
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Conquer the Trail - What Equipment Do I Really Need?

03 June 2013
If you have just entered the bike scene, you are probably starting from zero. You will soon stand in your local bike shop in front of shelves filled with accessories and equipment...
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Conquer the Trail - How Do I Set Up My Bike Correctly?

29 April 2013

Regardless of whether you already have your own bike or if you've just bought a new one, there are many ways to improve its performance and riding features. Read further to find the best tips for adjusting your bike properly...

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Conquer the Trail - Right preparation for the season

10 April 2013
If you want to be fit for the bike in spring, you have to lay the foundation in winter. This philosophy holds true for us girls as well as for the men. It is scientifically proven that women, unfortunately, put on weight more quickly due to their higher body fat percentage. In addition, our metabolism also requires longer to reorganize again in the spring. 
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Conquer the Trail - How to choose the right bike

20 March 2013
Welcome to the SCOTT Contessa World for female mountain bikers. During the past decade, mountain biking has evolved to become a very popular sport. Although there are many learning techniques that exist, these are sometimes hard to understand and not always well adapted.
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