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single speed is for everyone (a SSCXWC race report of sorts)

When I announced my impending retirement from pro racing along with mine & Niels’ intention to create the Northwest Women’s Cyclocross Project, I also stated my intention to race some single speed cyclocross and target SSCXWC as my “A” race … Continue reading

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I almost wasn’t

Yesterday was warm.  It was nearly 90 degrees when I left my downtown Seattle office to go for a ride at 5:10 PM. There was an abnormal amount of traffic due to a Seahawks game.  I love the Seahawks.  I am … Continue reading

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One Tool Roll – A Million Uses!!! (or how you should support a pro)

When my friend Mike McGuffin, founder and owner of Greenlite Heavy Industries reached out to me proposing that I be the first recipient of his Support a Pro program I of course said yes. I love his products not just … Continue reading

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More vegan, less bummer – eating on the road

I was stoked to receive a lot of good feedback after my last post about attempting to make a vegan version of everyone’s beloved Nutella.  It made me realize that aside from using this forum to push my pro bike, feminist … Continue reading

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the lone ranger

It’s time for cross again (#crossiscoming, etc.) and that means new team, new kits, new equipment, etc.  Last year I had a really successful season just putting together my own sponsorship and being master of my own destiny.  While having … Continue reading

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CRASH!! (2013 in review)

This whole last year I kept telling myself that with all my bad luck, I couldn’t wait for the year to be over. I pretty much quit blogging after June and my battle with Alexander the Grapefruit (not quite RIP … 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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