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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 …



Embrocation Cycling Journal: Going Long in the Off-Season


I don’t exactly know how it happened, but after swearing off endurance events post-Ironman a couple of years back, it seems like I’ve climbed right back on that wagon. But I swear, I had nothing to do with it. Really. It started innocently enough. …



Embrocation Cycling Journal: The Feed Zone Interview


While I was on Tim Johnson’s Ride on Washington, putting in 530 miles in 5 days in order to raise awareness for Bikes Belong, I became much more interested in cycling advocacy. But, if you’ve read this column before, you might know what a …



Boston.com: Massachusetts Man is King of Cyclocross


He’s a superstar in his sport, and stars in a reality show. When not hanging out with his girlfriend, he’s spending time training with other pro athletes, traveling all over the country to compete. No, we’re not talking about Kris Humphries on Keeping Up …



Embrocation Cycling Journal: A Cyclist Or A Lady?


For those of you who don’t know, in addition to my Girl With The Cowbell Tattoo column for Cyclocross Magazine, I do a column for Embrocation Cycling Journal called The Bike Life. This week, it was all about femininity and racing bikes: check out …





Working Hard… And Loving It!


In the past couple of days, since getting back from Ohio, I have been insanely tired. But weirdly, pretty darn productive. A few days in LA cut back on my snacking habits, since I only ate when we went out to get food- so, …

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24 (Goals) and Counting


This past Saturday was my birthday, I’m 24 now. With that birthday came a) helping my family hold a yard sale, b) cleaning the garage, c) grocery shopping, d) buying and installing a ceiling light in my room, and e) finally getting my own …

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