Bike Racing is just like tackling life

I thought I could take my endurance rides to the field and compete. I was humbled faster than I thought I could race. The longer I race my bike, the more I realize how it transfers to Life.

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An Open Letter to the People Who Want Me Dead

I recently read Phil Gaimon’s post about his near-death experience with a car. It reminded me of a post I…

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Real Body Image Talk

Hi. My name is Jessica and I have a problem. I cannot look at my body without having some sort…

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Race Anecdotes: WMBAcos Purple Pursuit

“I’m not gonna win, but I may as well try,” I thought to myself after reading Good Guy Tubeless’ contest…

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Race Anecdotes: Mt. Evans Hill Climb

The person who wins the race won because they were able to suffer the longest. I suck at suffering. It’s…

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Race Anecdotes: Sunshine Hill Climb

9 miles. 6 miles on paved road. 3 on dirt. 3,000 feet of elevation gain. I continually try to to…

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PHP: voluntarily kicking your own ass before the sun comes up

I knew PHP was a sausage fest and the thought of hammering out the watts elbow-to-elbow with testosterone-pumping broski bros didn’t turn me on like it did my male counterparts.

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Race Anecdotes: Guanella Pass Hill Climb

The last time I rode Guanella Pass I did it “for fun” and not at race pace. I let myself…

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