After driving for about an hour outside of San Diego, I hit Cuyamaka State Park. I was ready! My goal: a solid 4-5 hours of mountain biking. And then I realized that I left my CamelBack on the floor of the garage. Yup, all my water and fuel were no where near me… and all… Read More Kindness of Strangers
What a difference a year can make. And I didn’t even realize it until it almost past me. This last weekend, I headed up to Mammoth Lakes to visit friends, do a local long mountain bike ride and enjoy the bike park. As always, it was great fun… and this time it was… Read More Taking stock on improvements 🙂
BC Bike Race. This is my story of 7 epic days of mountain biking in British Columbia, Canada. July 8, 2017. After finishing my first stage in Cumberland, my arms were feeling a little weak and I was thankful for all the training that I’d done (Don’t worry, it still wasn’t enough!) I met… Read More BCBR2 – Powell River
Gorgeous views. Hard, long climbs. Insanely fun downhills. Great people. Saturday’s event was everything I needed it to be in a mountain bike ride – and that’s a pretty tall order! 36 miles and just shy of 5,000 ft of climbing (oh, and you start at ~5,000 ft of altitude) Friday, three of us packed… Read More Whiskey Off Road – Prescott, AZ
I wanted to title this post: “Palm Spring Epic = Epic Fail”… but that really wouldn’t be fair to the trail. Crack of dawn, 5 of us headed up for the ride; 2 of the guys were new to me, 3 of us had done the route plenty of times before. The ride is billed… Read More Palm Springs Epic
Yipee!!! The rains have stopped (for now) and Day Light Savings is done! This means super green trails and an extra hour to ride. Group rides with the guys after work will start soon enough. And this means hanging out with my favorite friends on and off the trail. My favorite trails are a little… Read More Trails: Dry(er), Daylight: Longer!
Spring is here and I’m in love. This last weekend, the husband and I traveled up to Solvang. Central California coast wine country and a weekend away for the Solvang ride… ahhhh….. ❤ Actually, the prep for the ride was a bit of a sh*t show: no bra, no socks, no water bottles, no food,… Read More Riding Solvang