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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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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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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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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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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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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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off with a bang

I’m sitting in my office waiting for Niels to pick me up to head down to California for the 4 day Sea Otter Stage Race.  It’s my first full stage race with a majority pro/elite peloton and I’m feeling pretty … Continue reading

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