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Commuting, Setbacks and Motivation

Last week I committed to commuting 1,000 miles in August. Not less than 12 hours after typing that post I woke up swollen, looking like a chipmunk, in great pain from a tooth that later that day would need to be removed. After a dentist visit, one less tooth and one more hole in my head I spent most of Friday through Sunday being lazy…

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Motivational Monday with Katie

Motivational Monday with Katie in Charlotte, NC

What is your name and location? Katie, Charlotte, NC What type of cycling do you enjoy? mountain biking. More specifically, getting my wheels off the ground as much as possible What is your first cycling memory? Learning to ride without training wheels in a school parking lot. It was amazing. Who inspires you to ride? Better yet, why? All the super fast DH girls like…

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Amy Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Amy from NC

What is your name and location? Amy, Stanfield, NC What type of cycling do you enjoy? Mountain Biking What is your first cycling memory? Riding my brothers bike because my parents refused to take my training wheels off of my bike. I definitely ate the pavement after riding around for a little bit, but it did convince my parents to take my training wheels off…

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Motivational with Cathi

Motivational with Cathi from Charlotte

What is your name and location? Cathi from Charlotte What type of cycling do you enjoy? Mostly Cross Country MTB What is your first cycling memory? Riding with my husband on an old, heavy Trek not “grasping” that it would be “easier” if I shifted. Who inspires you to ride? Better yet, why? Patty Smith. She is, and continues to be, an inspiration to so…

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Motivational Monday with Meagen

Motivational Monday with Meagen

What is your name and location? Meagen Johnson What type of cycling do you enjoy? Century rides, triathlons and 70.3 Ironmans What is your first cycling memory? Did my first century ride with my girlfriends. I had no idea what I was doing. A friend told me to keep my computer at 80 and I’d be fine. He was referring to the cadence. I kept…

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Motivational Monday with Laura

Motivational Monday with Laura in Philadelphia

What is your name and location? Laura – Philadelphia suburbs What type of cycling do you enjoy? The kind with friends and a food or coffee stop – and bike commuting What is your first cycling memory? When I was about 7 or 8 I picked up a blue bike from the town dump and spending the rest of the evening learning to ride it…

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Motivational Monday with Halley

Motivational Monday with Halley in Portland

What is your name and location? Halley in Portland, OR What type of cycling do you enjoy? Racing & Touring What is your first cycling memory? Besides playing as a kid chugging up a hill in Ogden, UT during a warm summer evening – trying to get to final destination even though I was out of shape and on a heavy mtn bike. Who inspires…

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Motivational Monday with Mac

Motivational Monday with Mac in Chicago

What is your name and location? Mac Grambauer, Chicago, IL What type of cycling do you enjoy? Commuter and recreational riding. What is your first cycling memory? It’s not my first, but it’s one of my most vivid–I was 5 or 6, riding down my walkway, and there was a big bee on the ground. I served to avoid running it over, and I swerved…

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Motivational Monday with Jackie

Motivational Monday with Jackie in Alpharetta, GA

What is your name and location? Jackie Tyson in Alpharetta, GA What type of cycling do you enjoy? I like to ride my road bike and my mountain bike for recreation What is your first cycling memory? With my first bike, I was able to ride one mile to a community swimming pool. I felt very liberated as a 10 year old! Who inspires you…

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Motivational Monday with Emily Wright

Motivational Monday with Emily in Wyndmoor, PA

What is your name and location? Emily Wright in Wyndmoor PA What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road and MTB What is your first cycling memory? Getting a yellow banana seat bike for my 5th birthday, the first banana seat in the whole neighborhood!!!!! Who inspires you to ride? Better yet, why? My children, I want them to see a mother who leads a…

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