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Rochester Weekend Interview and Coverage Roundup


Some of my favorite interviews and bike profiles from the Rochester race weekend! I’m especially proud of the interview with Zach (both in terms of content and actual video quality) and Mo’s bike profile, thanks to her lovely husband Matt really explaining bits and …



Choose Your Own Adventure


When you can’t decide if you want to ride or climb… well, that’s when I go with the Choose Your Own Adventure principle. I’m a serious bike racer, but I’m also a serious triathlete. And occasional runner. Climber. Swimmer. Whatever, really. If it’s an …





The Girl with the Cowbell Tattoo: The Hardest Story


Before everything, I’d been listing the million things I wanted to write about in this column: the triathlon I did right before racing ’cross at Nittany, the whirlwind that was Interbike and Cross Vegas, the amazing trip to China for their first UCI cyclocross …



Adventuring in Vegas with Ben Bostrom


I know this happened a month ago, but I have a giant list of blog entries I really wanted to write. This ride with Ben Bostrom,  pro MTBer and motorcycle racer, was one of them. Even as we were on the ride, I was …



On Racing "Out of My Skin"


…or at least, that’s how it was described to me this week. I forgot what it feels like to actually be competing in a ’cross race, not just hanging on for dear life and trying not to embarrass myself. But at Night Weasels and …

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A Few of My Favorite Things: Bikes, Nails, Snacks and Suds


We’re a month into the season, I’ve been across the country and across the world, and now I’m settling in New England for Holy Week of Cyclocross. Back to my home from the past year, and psyched to be here! Also psyched about some …



Racing and Covering Gloucester 2013


Gloucester is always amazing. Since it’s Holy Week here in New England, the racing is top tier and so is the partying. It’s an amazing time for me to be racing and covering the races, since I get to spend the week with my …



Rolling Into Holy Week


Still super jet lagged from China, but who cares? The best week of US ’cross is here! Sept. 28/29: Gloucester CX Oct. 1: Ride Studio Cafe CX Shindig (I’ll be there with my book—buy it and get a free program from Worlds!) Oct. 2: …