Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford


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, …






Huffington Post Cameo!


My article on East Coast versus West Coast hipster fashion got referenced in an article on hipsters in the Huffington Post! Kinda cool. “The Hipster Handbook” describes young urbanites with “mop-top haircuts, swinging retro pocketbooks, talking on cell phones, smoking European cigarettes … strutting …




On Books and Bikes


The other day, a friend asked me how my “super-pro-author-cyclist-adult life” was. I had no choice but to answer: “Awesome.” And it’s true. Every day, I’ve been lucky enough that it’s my job to talk to some of the coolest people in the world, …




The Quest for a Custom Cyclocross Frame: Part I


One of the best perks of moving to Easthampton, Massachusetts, may have been that National Champion Jeremy Powers is now practically living next door. But there are other perks, and one of the biggest is that NFG Cycles, a small custom framebuilding company run …