Apr
22

Ride with CycloFemme on May 12th

CycloFemme is on a mission to get more women on bikes (check out their info at http://cyclofemme.com/) and they’re asking folks around the world to help by organizing women’s rides on May 12th. I think the world needs more women on bikes — lots more — and I set a goal early this year to lead more […]

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Apr
19

Race Report: Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival

The Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival is always fun. The event typically takes place the weekend before the much larger Sea Otter Classic, and has a great, relaxed vibe. Almost all the major mountain bike brands have representatives at the expo, but the place doesn’t get too crowded — so it’s easy to hop on […]

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Mar
15

All in

There’s been a lot of talk recently about sport marketing to women — who does it well and who fails utterly. Sadly, the list for the latter seems to be significantly longer… but there are a few folks who get it (and I hope more who will see their competition and start to do better). […]

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Feb

27

Review: Lezyne steel floor drive

Floor pumps are one of those things that you have to have, but probably don’t think much about. I bought my first pump in 2007, along with my first bike — and proceeded to buy the exact same pump every time I needed a replacement over the next few years. Don’t get me wrong, the […]

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Feb

21

Not first, but fun

Last weekend, I knocked the first goal off my 2013 list and headed down to Fort Ord for the CCCX XC race. I’ve been meaning to check this series out …well, basically since I started mountain biking… but always talked myself out of it using some combination of my lack of technical skills, too little […]

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