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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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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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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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patience

One of my downfalls as a bike racer is that I’ve never had a whole lot of patience.  I’ll sit on the front of a race for 218937918 miles and chase down every.single.move no matter how unlikely it is to … Continue reading

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giving it a go

I’ve spent the last 3 years really kind of dicking around with cycling.  I’ve walked away with the occasional win at a local race and more mediocre finishes than I’d care to remember.  Last July, after an embarrassing performance at … Continue reading

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