The Best Day

As it does every year, Christmas came and went with the blink of an eye.  So much anticipation, so much prepping and then boom, it's done.  I must say that this Christmas break has been my favorite as it has been filled with watching Christmas movies, seeing friends, family and of course mountain biking. Since the... Continue Reading →

Happy Festivus Christmas Hanukkah!

Whether you celebrate by lighting a Menorah, decorating a tree or putting up that aluminum pole, the holidays are a great time of year to spend with the ones you love.  Most of the year is spent by me wanting unnecessary things and whining about how I can't have something.  I need to realize that I am... Continue Reading →

2013 Toasted Head Racing

I have been wanting to write this for the past 5 days but with our internet being screwy, it was not possible. As some of you may have read last weeks post, it was a great weekend in Manayunk.  The weekend was topped off with our team meeting for the upcoming season at the very... Continue Reading →

Love. Ride. Respect.

This past weekend was a bittersweet experience.  Friday brought the world to tears with the horrific event that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.  This made me reconsider heading out for what was going to be a fun, bike riding, care free weekend.  Imagining what the families must have been enduring, I felt... Continue Reading →

Dressing for the Cold Rides!

Well, it's about that time of year when skiers are wishing for snow, riders are wishing for...well, it doesn't really matter to us!! It's really difficult when the cold weather hits and we need to remember how we dressed last year for cold weather riding.  I have some temperature guidelines that I go by and... Continue Reading →

Motivation will get me…..

Staying motivated can be a tricky thing but, I don't need to tell you that.  Motivation can come from different places, and believe me, I drag it out of anywhere I could.  Every day I check Twitter a few times to see the posts that Rebecca Rusch, Selene Yeager, Katie Compton and other female pros to... Continue Reading →


So, last season, I started this blog in hopes that I would discuss my race ventures. Well, after my laptop died and I was sharing a laptop with my husband, I gave up. Then our Bubba got sick and we spent a lot of the summer nursing him until we had to lay him to rest.  It was extremely... Continue Reading →


What was I thinking??!!  Signing up for the 50 miler at the Michaux Trail Cup this weekend is weighing heavily on my mind.  Not only am I nervous that I am not physically ready but I am nervous about some of my gear. At the end of last year, I told myself to save money... Continue Reading →

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