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Why on earth are you riding that far?...

Hey you, Thanks for stopping by my page! 

My name is Katie and I'm not what you'd call a seasoned cyclist. Cycling began as a crazy notion of going for a bike ride because everyone in my family did. Before I knew it I was wearing Lycra, carrying bananas on my back, flexing on strava, measuring my tyre pressure with the thumb press test (it's always good) and getting more punctures in a day than most do in a year due to pinch flats (shout out to uber). I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm an amateur. 

Chain Reaction provides me with a wonderful opportunity to combine my passion (it's a love hate relationship actually) for cycling with my passion for fundraising and advocating for essential QLD-based children's charities such as AEIOU Foundation for Children with Autism. My goal is to personally raise $5,000 to support children with autism and their families. 

By trade, I am a physiotherapist who has a particular interest in adult and paediatric respiratory and musculoskeletal conditions. I am grateful to work with an exceptional multidisciplinary team comprising of doctors, allied health professionals, social workers and nurses. Additionally I am proud that my profession is so heavily supported by evidence based practice to inform treatment choices. AEIOU Foundation provides early intervention and high quality therapy to support children with autism to develop essential life skills, communication strategies, independence and confidence. 

In 2021 I am cycling 1,000km in SEQ to support children with autism and their families. The majority of my training will be via Zwift as I am currently working rurally. This means that I won't t have the support of my teammates on the road to push me at training. Instead I will gain motivation through your support, in whatever form that may be. 

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. So thank you for stopping by to see why I am riding, for sharing my page, for making a donation or for feeling inspired to do your own fund-raising to support a charity that is in need of our service during these unprecedented times. 

Thank you, 
Katie B 

Thank You To My Donors

Team Jacob

Hi Katie On behalf of Team Jacob we wish you and all of the Chain Reaction participants a great ride this year. The support you give to AEIOU Foundation is incredible “Go get em” Steve

$510

Trina Robbie

Proud of you! Just make sure you make Dad and Uncle Alistair eat your dust ;)

$260

Bettina Schels

Thank you for doing this crazy and amazing thing, Katie!

$208.80

Roma Hospital

Good luck, Katie! We will all be cheering for you out in Roma. Keep pushing those little legs! And remember, it’s all downhill. Except for the uphill bits ;)

$200

Karin Machell

$200

Brydie Ward

Worthy causes close to the heart. You’re a special kind of human Katie B. The families of these kids will be so grateful. Keep pedalling, superstar! So proud of you xx

$156.60

Chris & Jess

Amazing effort mate!

$104.40

Sandy V

Katie, you are a warrior woman !

$104.40

Jake Sullivan

Go you good thing!

$104.40

Kym Vellacott

Good luck with the ride, have a great time Katie, the money is going to a very valuable service. Well done.

$104.40

Amanda Tolson

Go Katie!

$104.40

Clint Thorp

Nice work buster!!!

$104.40

Andrew Richardson

Good luck. Raising funds for a very worthwhile cause.

$104.40

Robyn W

Go you good thing 👏🏻😃

$104.40

Han

Go Katie! You’ve got this!

$104.40

Simon Kay

$104.40

Allie Hicks

So proud of superstar! ❤️

$78.30

Nadia Salvati

Go Katie! For such an amazing cause, very proud ❤️

$52.20

Lucy Grigg

$52.20

Ashleigh Partis

You’re are one amazing, inspiring queen!

$52.20

Aimee Zale

$52.20

Casey Nisbet

Proud of you girl!!

$52.20

Lachlan Young

$52.20

Bronte And Brendan Vellacott And La Cava

You go girlfriend 💕

$52.20

Aleisha T

You go gurl!!!

$52.20

Bethany Prickett

You’re an inspiration Katie!!! Go you good thing!!! Xx

$52.20

Sue-ann Dunning

Hi Katie A huge thank you for committing to another challenging ride to raise much needed money for children's charities. I hope to see you at the finish line! x

$52.20

Bec

GO KATIE! Keep up those sexy cycling legs!

$52.20

Pobar

So proud of you girl !!

$52.20

Catherin

$52.20

Casey Hogan

All the best girl!

$52.20

Nick Vellacott

Great work Katie B!!

$52.20

Caity Perrier

You are an inspiration to us all girlfriend! So insanely proud of how hard you push yourself for such an amazing cause x

$52.20

Jesse O’sullivan

Such an incredible feat of endurance for an incredible cause!

$52.20

Amanda Tolson

$52.20

Alison And Duncan

Allez Allez Katie x

$52.20

Eleanor Beurle

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Jody Ward

Go Katie Go 💖

$52.20

Colina Grant

Goodluck!! xx

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Anne Wilby

You’re amazing! So proud of you 😘

$52.20

Marissa Campbell

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Elizabeth Blazek

Go Katie!! You've got this!

$52.20

Celia

Such a legend! Go smash it gurl!

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Endres

Super proud of you Katie !

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Georgia O'sullivan

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Anonymous

$52.20

Erin Murphy

Tobs and I will be cheering you on girlfriend!

$52.20

Mel Hortz

Beyond proud of you Gurl! You got this! Pain is temporary!

$52.20

Claire Kay

$52.20

Hugh Scott

$52.20

Liz Sullivan

I don't envy you and your sore butt ☺️ All the very best for a successful journey with your Chain Reaction team and with your fundraising.

$52.20

Bec Z

Katie B! You legend! Looking forward to post ride celebrations with!

$52.20

James Moroney

The world is your oyster, Queen Smash it 😍

$52.20

Sophie

$52.20

Taylah Dowling

Go gal!! So proud of you this year and every year for doing such great things x

$52.20

Brittany Macleod

Good luck!! Love your work 😊

$52.20

Isabel Scalia

$52.20

Brisbane Vellacotts

Hi Katie!

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Lisa & Mitch

Super proud of you girl - what a great personal challenge for a very worth cause! Love you! Xx

$50

Ali

Go Katie. Great effort. Good luck on the saddle!

$50

Anonymous

Lane donation

$50

Hannah & Sam Douglas

Goodluck girl! You've got this! Xx

$50

Kate Springfield

So proud of you Katie!! You got this!

$50

Jemima Whiteman

$50

Jon Hodgkin

Good on you!!! I’ll join one day!!

$26.10

Donna Byrne

Hey Katie. We're with you all the way. :-)

$26.10

Sophie Nielson

$26.10

Jade Menezes

$20.88

Jess Wall

$20.88

Bec H

Such an inspiration! Go Katie x

$20.88

Anonymous

Go girl!

$20.88

Amanda Scott

This is great Katie. What a worthy cause.

$20.88

Elise Robinson

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Issy Hall

$20.88

M Grant

So proud of our Pocket Rocket! Go Katie!

$20.88

Lauren Bannerman

You are a super star Get it girl

$20.88

Georgia Marcus

$20.88

Dee Pitama

Go you good thing 💙

$20

Rebecca Cope

$20

Anonymous

$20

Gretel

Woohoo! So impressive

$10.44

Rebecca Houweling

Amazing job Katie!

$10.44

Nicki Atkinson

Go girl!

$10.44