Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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Outdoor Edit // Travel Prep and Language Learning


Despite the fact that I’m back in the US at the moment, I am all-to-aware that the next year is going to involve a lot of travel (I’ll pause while you gasp in shock). We’ll be in French-speaking Quebec for a few races this …



Fuel on the Road: Hotel Room and Travel Food Hacks


With Fuel Your Ride almost available (and already out for preorder!), I’m pretty excited. But I’m also increasingly self-aware about my own nutrition. I’ve been pretty good about taking care of myself and, well, fueling my ride both on and off the bike for …



Fueling My Ride—Seeing the Ride from a New Perspective


Here’s a poorly kept secret: When you write about cycling, you don’t always practice what you preach. That means there are some weeks where I barely touch a bike (those are sad weeks, but they happen). Sure, I train most days, but that might …



From the Bicycling Mag Files: #SquadGoals


One of the more fun pieces I’ve written lately got me seriously inspired. The Deadly Nightshades are this badass girl bike gang from Toronto that combine a love of art and design, a baller fashion sense, and a passion for cycling into a sweet …



Outdoor Edit // Pray for Sun


Yay, warm weather! Peter and I are in southern California and it’s fantastic being in sunshine and getting a whole lot of riding in. I’m also trying to get back to some more routines and consistencies with my own writing, not just work writing, and …



On Sunshine, Riding Bikes and Current Mindsets


It’s been a busy month and a half with a ton of travel, but really, what else is new? Peter and I made it to the West Coast (both of us, finally!) and have been enjoying some sunshine and—for me—a serious return to riding. …

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On Getting Out of a No-Excuse Slump


Note: this is a sort of weird, kind-of-self-pitying post. But I’ve been reading a ton lately from people I really enjoy and respect about motivational slumps, and I wanted to chime in with some stuff I’ve been feeling lately. I also want this year …




We Got a Van! (And Other Major Announcements)


We knew we wanted a van for a while now—with my truck and Peter’s Mazda on their last legs, a new vehicle was inevitable, but we just weren’t positive what exactly we needed. But we knew we wanted a van, and after I wrote …



From the Bicycling mag Files: USA CX Nats


I did a whole lot of writing for Bicycling mag at USA Cyclocross Nationals, and here are a few of my favorite stories that might have flown under your radar: Katie Compton Does It Again: 12 National Championships—An interview with America’s undisputed queen of …

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