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Charlotte Winter Short Track Series

Race Preview: Charlotte Winter Short Track #1

Your first of a season are always nerve wracking. First group ride. First wreck. First long ride and so on. First are scary for the unknown and for the stress you put on yourself. Tomorrow is my first race of 2013. The first race of the Charlotte Winter Short Track Series. A training race if you could call it that. A 45 minute interval set…

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Boone Roubaix 2013

Boone Roubaix April 20, 2013

This is going to totally happen this year. Now the question is, who’s going to drag me around?? A 50 mile road race featuring 10 miles of unpaved roads including the Koppenberg of the High Country will test riders, while the breathtaking scenery and unmatched hospitality will combine to make for one of the most memorable races of the year. Super decent price ($35) and…

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Shifting Your Gears Forward

It’s that time of the year that I’m doing slower and longer miles, mostly by myself. Having lots of time to think through intervals and the long road in front of me I seem to reflect the most on the bike from January to March due to the speed and lack of companionship (my choice.) Yesterday I struggled through my workout for many reasons. #1…

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Bike Shop Girl in 2013

It’s an amazing thing, the first day of a new year and everything that it allows a human to feel. You are able to have closure for the year past and take a deep breath to move forward into the next 365 days of progress. First to Look at Personal Ties Behind the scenes I took the past week to plot out a lot of…

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Finding the White Line

When people ask me what time of rider I am normally say a mountain biker. It isn’t true though. I started out fascinated with road biking and racing, and happened to enjoy the adventure of mountain biking a lot over the past 5 years. Recently I picked up a Foundry Auger B1 as a rep sample. Built as a cyclocross bike I took the knobs…

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