Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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2014: A Retrospective


I couldn’t decide what my favorite moment of 2014 was. It’s actually been a pretty insane, amazing year, and I’ve been really lucky to spend it in the company of some great people. I started a new job with Bicycling, published “Saddle, Sore,” started …



SaddleSoreWomen.com & The Book


Just wanted to share a few exciting things! SaddleSoreWomen.com has a new look: I did some major web revamping this weekend, since I’ve been adding more reader questions and content to the site and I want it to be easier to see all of …



Travel Tips for a Newbie International Adventurer


We went to Ireland back in 2014, and it was my first-ever Euro trip. And while it was nothing shocking in terms of being super-difficult to navigate (since the country is English-speaking and our host at the AirBNB spot was awesome), there were a …



Ireland (Was Amazing.)


It’s rare that I go anywhere without a bike, and even rarer for Peter—especially when the place in mind has no races, no trade shows, no bike events of any kind. But when I found a great deal on tickets to Dublin back in …




Gluten-Free, Ultra-Easy Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Cookies


I’m not gluten-free, I’ll start by saying. However, I am surrounded by people who are, and usually when it comes to cooking for our crew of friends, it’s easiest to plan to bake sans gluten when possible. These cookies, I came up with while …



Daily Routines: Add a Run, Change the Day


When you work at home, sticking to a productive routine can be incredibly hard. Of course, I realize how whiny that sounds. Poor me. (The flip side of the not really needing to be working 9 to 5 is that working at 5AM or …



Why Holy Week Makes Me Cry


As New England’s Holy Week of Cyclocross got closer and closer, I got more and more excited. It’s even better than Interbike, it’s a family reunion to me. I was also terrified. In the past couple of years, I’ve moved a lot and been …



Our First Official Bike Life Clinic!


We had our first official Bike Life Clinic and Conversation on Wednesday night in Toronto, and it was awesome. While Peter has hosted plenty of clinics and skills sessions and I’ve done quite a few of my Saddle, Sore book talks at this point, …



Transition Zen: Tips and Tricks


If I was to write another highly specific book (like lady problems on the bike wasn’t niche enough), it would be about the zen of transition in triathlon. Since I started racing, I’ve always had one of the fastest transition times—across the board, men …