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the Trans America race, Shelawa plans to ride across the United States fully self-supported, trying to average around 220km a day to meet her 30-day goal. Why? “Because I want to truly test myself and find out where my limits are.”
With plans in place to conquer cycling across three different countries before her 32nd birthday, her long term goals of riding around the world in a year and touching all of the oceans by bike just seem to make sense. And while your definition of adventure and Shelawa’s may differ, we could all benefit from her approach to cycle touring: don’t worry about the destination, just enjoy the ride!
I want to truly test myself and find out where my limits are.
Her biggest surprise was the reception she received from total strangers along the way.
Cycling is a passion for Shelawa and so is empowering women.