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The How and Why of Bike Packing - Mahshid Hadi

Consummate Athlete Podcast

Release Date: 06/06/2023

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Mahshid Hadi ( @artventuree) 

Now living in Canada, Mahshid left Iran to escape dangerous persecution. Her passion for bikepacking and gravel riding would never have come to fruition in her home country.

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