Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Author: molly


"Mud, Snow, and Cyclocross" is OUT!


And I couldn’t be more excited… The first few days looked kind of like this: Read a sample, check my race schedule, and buy a copy here!



The Girl with the Cowbell Tattoo: Riding with the Ladies


Track. MTB. Book! OK, so I admit, those were just the notes I made before I started writing this post. But if I can’t share my ‘what I’m writing about’ in the beginning, then when can I share it? So that’s what’s been going …



"Mud, Snow and Cyclocross" is Now Available for Pre-Order!


I could not be more excited. My book is finally (almost totally) ready to be printed, and now, you can pre-order copies here! You can also read a sample here. (The gorgeous cover photo is thanks to Pedal Power Photography!) Stay tuned for more …



Embrocation Cycling Journal: In Defense of the Off-Season


I have a confession: I like to run. Give me a hard off-road trail with sneakers, or a beach where I can ditch the sneakers all together, and I’m a happy camper. I don’t get the “runner’s high” on the bike, no matter how …



Video Interviews and Photos From Windham World Cup


I was at the Windham World Cup this past weekend, racing, taking a few photos, and getting some awesome video interviews with my favorite pros. Geoff Kabush: Geoff Kabush has had a big year in mountain biking; he secured a spot on the Canadian …



The Girl with the Cowbell Tattoo: With Every Crash, A Lesson Learned


What a week. It almost felt like cyclocross season this weekend, since the Windham World Cup gave me the chance to not only race my bike, but interview some of my favorite cyclocrossers, including Georgia Gould, Geoff Kabush, Todd Wells, and Justin Lindine. Watching …



Embrocation Cycling Journal: Having It All(?)


As a female racer, I think and write an awful lot about the state of women’s racing in the US, and the way that female racers are treated. But sometimes I forget that the cycling world is just a tiny microcosm, a demonstration on …




Guest Post for BDIPC: Talking About MTBers


With road season in full swing, it’s hard to avoid checking out the eye-candy rockin’ the slick tires. But when you like to get down and dirty in the Fall like those of us in the cyclocross scene do, it’s usually not the road …



Trends on Trial: Spring Into Summer


With the seasons changing, reverting, changing again, and so on, it’s hard to know what to wear any given day. So today, we’re looking at a few of our favorite trends that are appropriate for the shifting nature of the weather, and of course, …