Going to Sea Otter? Look Me Up!

Monterey, California, is one of my favorite spots in the world. Partially because of the amazing scenery, but also because it’s home of the Sea Otter Classic cycling expo, where I get to see tons of friends (and meet tons of rad people!). This year, I’m ultra-excited because I’ll be there with some pre-release copies

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Meditation for People Who Hate to Meditate: A Beginner’s Guide

When it comes to meditation, I know it’s supposed to be amazing for you. But to be honest, I don’t have a brain that likes shutting off. I’m not good at it. And since I run and ride pretty much daily, I always figured that covered my meditative thinking. However, after a slightly annoying but

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Surviving Your First #VanLife TripTogether

I wrote about surviving a cross country #VanLife drive with a significant other (or random accomplice) a few months ago, but what about #VanLife itself? We’ve finally kitted out our van and hit the road between cyclocross races, training and working the whole time. So, in our fairly compact Ford Transit Connect XLT, how have we

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What To Do When You’re Stuck

I sat for a solid five minutes staring at my keyboard. There is nothing left to write about. I’m boring, I haven’t done anything exciting lately, I have nothing to offer. Then, I started typing, the first thing that came into my head. I was embarrassed, but weirdly proud, that I had walked and bought

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#WhereInTheWorld // Louisville, Kentucky for Bikes, Bourbon (and Tacos!)

We’re in Louisville, Kentucky, between races in Cincinnati and the one here in town at Eva Bandman Cyclocross Park (a completely CX dedicated park, amazing!).  The week has been an absolute blast, between finding an awesome AirBNB near the ‘hip’ part of town, some insane coffee and food, great outdoor mountain biking in the city,

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