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Motivational Monday with Wendy Davis

…le to see that if I can do it, so can they. The bike has made me happier and healthier. I keep riding because it makes me a better human. What has been your best moment on the bike so far this year? Racing at Sea Otter courtesy of Airborne Bicycles and crushing gravel at the Dirty Kanza 200 Tell us all about your bikes 2009 Specialized hard-tail singlespeed 2011 Kona Jake the Snake 2011 Airborne Goblin Read more about Wendy over at her blog!…

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Rebecca Rusch

Motivational Monday with Rebecca Rusch

…gh school girls race team in my home town (Wheel Girls), and the first event of the year, SRAM Ladies Lounge at Sea Otter! I will also hopefully be showing the 2010 Race Across the Sky Leadville 100 film in various locations as IMBA fundraisers. I love racing and have no intention of stopping anytime soon, but I also love to share my experience with other riders and help people find out how great riding a bike is! These extra projects are all jus…

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Airborne Bicycles Flight Crew

Airborne Bicycles: A Partnership

…ssentially Flight Crew members are a small group of brand ambassadors.   You get to ride a bike, for free, goto Sea Otter (to work the booth), for free, and encourage cycling.   When I heard this news I was ecstatic.  I already had my eye on on an Airborne Goblin for the 2011 season, and if I could become part of the team? Great! “A” Stands For :  Arleigh Awesome Airborne That was my tag line for my entry to the Flight crew.  Apparent…

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Chrome Sherman Bag Review

Review: Chrome Sherman Race Tool Bag

…oduces a new look at doing business as a mechanic and ease of use for tool storage. The spring and early summer season is always my busiest. First to Sea Otter, a couple local endurance races, a 24 hour mtb race and a handful of South East crit series to hit up. As a racer, but more importantly as everyone’s friendly female mechanic it is my job to be organized and prepared for whatever you need at the race. Using the Chrome Sherman At firs…

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2014 Breck Epic

2014 Breck Epic: Pennsylvania Gulch

…w granny gear. After aide 1, I found myself with another rider from Texas. He was really chatty from being from sea level and we stayed together until aide 2. On the fast, loose descent down Sallie Barber I heard a few Yee-HAWs behind me as he seemed to enjoy the relief from climbing. It was quite entertaining to ride with him. I’m always impressed with the sea level riders who come to Breck to race. The last 5 miles were the most pleasant…

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Lisa Hunt Women's Road Cycling

Motivational Monday with Lisa Hunt

…ng as I can remember. Either racing, directing or motivating. Earlier this year she was honored by the Redlands Classic, I believe the words from Podium Insight really sum her up. Hunt has tirelessly devoted her time and energy to better her team and women cycling in general. She is the consummate teammate, always generous, always looking to better the cycling community. The award was presented before the Beaver Medical Group Sunset Road Race, wh…

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Winter Short Track

Charlotte Winter Short Track Finale

…in Bike Series Renaissance Park Short Track Charlotte, NC Sunday –  February 13 – FINAL RACE OF THE SEASON The final race of the series is set for this Sunday.  The weather looks to be awesome for our double points race. This will be a double points race for both the individual and team competition. Ties in the series points is determined by the highest placing at the last race. The course continues to be in great shape.  Last week, m…

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2013 Race Planning

…ng. Personal weight, nutrition and sticking to whatever this guy tells me to do. Races and Series NC Cyclocross season, there will be a few races in January and then the season again in the fall. Charlotte Short Track Series. It’s pedaling distance from my house, how could I not? SERC XC Series. All over my territory and a lot of fun courses for ’13. Southern Classic XC. Again more centrally located, and many over lap with SERC. The q…

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Find Me at Interbike

…rough Thursday night, and most of the time found in the Pearl Izumi Custom booth (1525 I think!) Unique for me this year is that I’ll be there working a booth. For the first time ever I’m not on official media business, though I do have a media pass and will be walking around Thursday afternoon to find goodies to share. If you are at the show, come say hello. I love seeing smiling faces in a sea of confusion that is Interbike.  …

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Nintendo Wii & Cycling, Together

…le of an eco-citizen, using your head and legs to clean up the planet. You clear pollution by riding over land, sea, and air, powering your strange vehicles with your feet.The game is due for release in January 2010, and in case you are worried about only having one game to use it with, the Cyberbike is also compatible with Mario Kart Wii, so there is that at least. I’m not seeing any word on pricing, but I’d estimate the European rel…

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