Speed; it’s something we all seek when we’re on our bike.  We train our muscles to push faster on the flats, stronger up hills and to take the ‘hover’ position for miles while we cruise downhill. Another part of being speedy is NOT falling. I’m pretty good at all the other stuff – but falling… Read More Falling

Piles of Miles

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

Mad Skills

Ok, well not yet… but soon… with practice. This last weekend, I took a mountain bike skills camp up in the Laguna Mountain area.  It was scary, hard and amazing. I’ve always been a strong rider… but let’s face it: I didn’t grow up BMX-ing and sometimes the technical stuff leaves me with scraps and bruises.… Read More Mad Skills