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Transmissions from Trans-Sylvania (Epic): Day 4


  It’s mid-race at this point, but it legitimately feels like we’ve been at camp for weeks. We’ve had amazing weather and insane thunderstorms, I’ve managed to get some riding and swimming in, plus tons and tons of running. Yesterday was the Enduro stage, …

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Transmissions from Trans-Sylvania (Epic): Day 1


Summer camp for mountain bikers? It started as a bit of a joke-y phrase, but at Trans-Sylvania Epic, that truly is the feel. And not even a grown-up version. We’re talking splash fights in the pool and ice cream and slideshows after dinner in …

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Five Things Friday—Full Throttle


After five months on the road, I’m finally home for a couple of weeks. It still feels like home, but not having company while working (even quiet company) has been an adjustment this week. But I did get to spend time with some brilliant, …

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The Saddle, Sore (Comedy) Tour Commences


On Tuesday, I did something that I never in a million years expected to do: I stood in front of a group of women, and talked about vaginas. And you know what? It was awkward as hell. But a soon as I started (“So, …






There’s Always an Excuse—But Is That Bad?


I’ve been getting a free pass at races lately, especially when things don’t go so well. But then again, so is everyone else. It seems like every time I talk to someone and mention what I’ve been doing—lots of travel, lots of work, the …

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