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See How the Founder of Girls Auto Clinic Challenges the Status Quo

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Photo credit: Hearst Owned

Ready to take on the status quo?

For the next episode of Inside Track, Road & Track‘s virtual Q&A series, Car and Driver Editor-in-Chief Sharon Carty is taking over to chat with Girls Auto Clinic Founder Patrice Banks. GAC is a woman-owned-and-operated business that offers automotive buying and repair resources, products, and services based on trust, education, inclusion, and empowerment. It’s all happening on Thursday, April 22 at 12:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m. PT), and we’d love for you to join us.

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In this episode, Sharon will explore how Patrice continues to challenge the status quo after starting her business, as well as the impact she’s made on women in the auto industry. If you want to see it all go down, head on over to our sign-up page here.

(Plus, check out Patrice’s “do-it-herself guide” to auto maintenance, roadside emergencies,

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Wollongong’s new Bike City status is for cyclists of all skill levels: mayor | Illawarra Mercury

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Wollongong’s new status as a Bike City isn’t just about the best – it’s also for the rest. In the early hours of Friday morning the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) awarded coveted Bike City recognition to Wollongong. While the city will host the UCI Road World Cycling Championships next year, Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said the Bike City honour wasn’t solely for the best cyclists. Read more: The sweet secret behind a Wollongong cycling family “It’s not just about the elite, the specialists in that space,” Cr Bradbery said. “It’s about recognising cycling as a lifestyle opportunity and facilitating it not only for leisure but for active transport and that’s what we want to head towards.” The honour came Wollongong’s way in part because in 2022 it will host the UCI Road World Cycling Championships, an event Cr Bradbery said would be a boost for the city.

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