Author Archives: Jess Cutler

About Jess Cutler

35 year old pro road and cyclocross racer. National Champion. Generally nice person.

Fueled by Stubbornness

The last week and a half has been tough.  It’s been tough enough that I’ve had a hard time figuring out a lighthearted way to talk about my last few weeks of racing.  That said, I wanted to write this … Continue reading

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All About Niels “Manderkitten” Thogersen III

I’m not usually one to gush over my significant other or to form my identity based on my romantic relationships (I’m too much of a crabby feminist for that) but the fact of the matter is a huge part of … Continue reading

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Small Fish in a Big Dutch Pond (an exercise in being humbled)

I’ve been thinking super hard for nearly two weeks about how to properly write about my first foray into the European peloton.  Every time I think I’ve got it nailed in my brain, I panic and I can’t even write.  … Continue reading

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Big News in the Cutler House!

Guess what? Have you guessed yet? Okay I’ll give you a hint. Did you get it yet?  No?  Okay let me give you another hint. You must have gotten it by now?!  If you haven’t, too bad because I’m dropping … Continue reading

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The Rules of Racing in El Salvador

February is early. Really early. In my mind it’s too early to race your bike absent a lethargic and lackluster local time trial or a Strava throwdown with your husband’s team. Since this is my feeling and attitude, naturally I … Continue reading

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Winning at Cycling Without Actually Winning

Well I am just blown away by the attention and support (i.e. hits) that I received for my last post, Jess Cutler’s Guide to Winter Training.  It’s good to know that so many of my friends and followers will be … Continue reading

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Jess Cutler’s Guide to Winter Training

Since it’s officially the off-season that means it’s time to start getting ready for the on-season by putting in tons of miles in miserable weather, eating your weight in shot blocks, and becoming a complete and total hermit. I wanted … Continue reading

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the cat’s out of the bag!

oh my god you guys!! how many feline related puns do you think I can make?! that’s the only one for today but I promise more will come! So the news dropped on Tuesday that I have signed on with … Continue reading

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season wrap and a quick post script

So I realize that I haven’t updated my blog with anything about any ACTUAL racing since October.  I’m no longer a triathlete so I no longer have to give blow by blow reports of every minute of every race that … Continue reading

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Jess Cutler’s Guide to Good Sportsmanship

I was going to write a post updating the world on my most recent adventures, really I was.  Then after some post-race negativity this past weekend, I decided that a post about feelings and sportsmanship is a little more fitting … Continue reading

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