Author Archives: Jess Cutler

About Jess Cutler

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

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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on neti pots and knowing your limits

Last weekend was the USGP of Cyclocross Smartwool Cup in Fort Collins Colorado.  This would be my third time racing at over 5000 feet of elevation but my first time racing cyclocross at over 5000 feet of elevation. Since my … Continue reading

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closing in on the point

One month into cross season and I’m feeling stronger every race. In mid-September I went down to Vegas for Interbike (aka 3 days of bike porn) and to race my first UCI C1 race, the infamous Cross Vegas. Jono Coulter … Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year

It’s official!  Cyclocross is here! Anyone who knows and trains with me knows that I’m a cyclocross racer trapped in the body of a road racer.  There’s something so awesome and wonderful about spending 40 minutes just riding on the … Continue reading

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Winding down and ramping up

Last week marked the end of my first season (half season but really who’s counting?) as a pro road racer. It’s been such an amazing ride and I have met such cool people and learned so much I really wish … Continue reading

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Legit leadout

It’s not at all new news that I’m pretty epically terrible at technical crits.  On a good day, I can usually find my way to the front of the race a handful of times and maybe throw down one or … Continue reading

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tulsa knows how to make a lady feel special

It’s been five days since I got back from the Tulsa Tough, and I’m still on cloud 9. Tulsa was one of the most amazing and fun experiences I’ve ever had in my bike racing career.  It was three days … Continue reading

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lessons learned at every level

The last four weeks have been obviously huge for me and I feel like I’ve barely had time to breathe!  I feel like I should back up and try and recap and evaluate everything that’s happened since my big result … Continue reading

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Earlier than expected

I was getting ready to get my thoughts together and write a post about racing Tour of the Gila as a guest rider on the Primal/MapMyRide p/b BH Bikes Women’s Team but I decided to do share my big news … Continue reading

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sea otter 2012 or how i learned to let off the brakes

I’m going to try real hard to not turn this into a complete novel.  Anyone reading this can feel free to skip to the bottom to get to the good part. Niels and I took off on the long drive … Continue reading

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