My riding this year has been a bit like a cycling cha-cha: two steps [pedalstrokes?] forward, one step back. Rinse and repeat. Things will be going perfectly, until I hit some hormonal or non-cycling life wall, and then I’ll spend a week recovering. You could say it’s almost like East German training where you’re purposely [...]
Entries Tagged as 'races'
June 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · races
[My past three weeks in a nutshell...] Hours ridden: 31.5 Blog posts written: 9 Favorite stage: Stage 7, obvs Number of times the Esta The commercial girl actually looked like she took a huge bite out of the introduced “street food”: 0 Stages I almost vomited in anxiety: 2 [Stages 7 and 20] Number of [...]
May 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments · pro, races
Josh called me out for not including a podium pic of Adam by sending me this masterpiece. I love it.
May 11th, 2013 · 6 Comments · pro, races, winning
Sometimes, you stare out the office window on a Friday night, counting down the minutes until your shift ends and live coverage of the Giro starts. And sometimes, you run home in the rain without an umbrella because your favorite pro cyclist is in the breakaway. And sometimes, you mutter encouragement into your computer screen [...]
May 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · pro, races, style
The only way to watch the Giro: crazy hair, favorite jersey, and pink nails. Here’s to the next three weeks!
This was my Sunday night: Was it as good for you as it was for me?
March 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments · pro, races
Josh made the best gif yesterday:
March 17th, 2013 · No Comments · pro, races
While reliable and widely-read cycling news sources were reporting on the twenty of so podium hopefuls for Milan-San Remo [“___________ wishes/hopes/ for Milan-San Remo,” as Josh put it], they failed to notice the obvious. That there were a massive number of total babes on the start list. Adam Hansen [do you have to ask?], Bernie [...]
My friends are doing my blogging for me this week, it seems. The season 3 finale of Behind the Barriers is up and I even got a drunken cameo [Thanks, Sam!]. Go watch for a last good dose of CX and cowbells until the fall! UPDATE: And that’s why these guys are awesome.
March 11th, 2013 · No Comments · pro, races
If there was ever any question, the love of my lifey, road, is back. I spent the weekend watching live feeds of Tirreno [did you guys see how adorably sweet Benedetti was, helping Failli tuck his rain cape away?], and cheering on a favorite team. Plus doodling, spinning inside…and out. In shorts…! …And now I [...]