I’m getting my #1 riding partner back!! Yippeeeee!! My husband and best-friend has been my primary reason why I fell in love with mountain biking. He realized years ago that I could hold my own on the trail and was patient, encouraging me to take more and more chances to challenge my skills. He… Read More Riding buddies
That what the training schedule called for. And although a pile of miles is MUCH funnier done in a new environment, I just couldn’t do it after being gone for the last two weekends. So, long local rides are what’s on the menu for this weekend. In reality, I’m looking forward to doing more and… Read More Piles of Miles
Recent surgery aside, I’m certainly asking myself: “Really, are we gearing up for 2 more races this season… You know, you’ve only got 5 more weekends to train…” *sigh* Why do I always bite off more than I can chew? So, yes. This weekend will be my first ‘real’ weekend of training since before the… Read More Am I really doing this?
Today, I’m six days post op. It already seems like ages ago. The good news is that the surgeon got what she was looking for… The bad news is that I’ll have to have another (more extensive) surgery. 😦 At this point, I’m just trying to focus on healing today and keeping my events lined up.… Read More Baby steps back to training
Last Wednesday, we were supposed to leave for Belize. Scheduled months ago – we were looking forward to diving, warm water, lying on the beach and rum drinking. Then I got the call: “We weren’t sure if you were aware that a tropical storm is headed our way…” Waaaaa??? Tropical stormed turned into Hurricane Earl… Read More Impromptu Santa Cruz Riding
My riding just got more real. I can tell that I’m shifting from “yes, I can ride that” to “I should really ride that faster.” A couple of things has pushed this change: I’ve signed up and committed to BC Bike Race (7 days of single track racing in Bristish Columbia) Despite my Masters… Read More It’s getting real
Race review: Epic Rides Whiskey Off-Road 2016… Read More Whiskey Off-Road