Our great friend, and long time VeloVixen team member, Rose 'Ozzie' Osborne recently retired from the pro peloton after several years of stalwart service with teams WMT and Drops Cycling. Here are her reflections on women's cycling and the sacrifices in pro sport.

She's one of the finest human beings we know and it's so refreshing to get an insight that's not only very personal and honest, but also has the extra perspective of being a few months out of the game.