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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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Motivational Monday Shalin

Motivational Monday with Shalin from Singapore

What is your name and location? Shalin in Singapore What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road riding What is your first cycling memory? Trying on a tricycle with dad, I was 3 then. Who inspires you to ride? Better yet, why? A close friend…to lose weight What has been your best moment on the bike so far this year? Being able to ride with…

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Motivational Monday Cat

Motivational Monday with Cat from Chicago

What is your name and location? Cat – Chicago Illinois What type of cycling do you enjoy? Centuries & commuting What is your first cycling memory? As a kid of 8 or 9 years old, pink sparkly banana seat Schwinn with tassels on my handlebars, riding down my residential block in El Paso Texas, pretending I was flying. Who inspires you to ride? Better yet,…

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Motivational Monday with Kristin

Motivational Monday with Kristin

What is your name and location? Kristin Apotsos, Melbourne Beach, Florida What type of cycling do you enjoy? Cyclocross, mountain biking, riding bikes to school with my 2 kids, I want to like road cycling What is your first cycling memory? I felt like a hot shot when I was given my neighbor’s robin egg blue Schwinn with a sparkly banana seat. Several years later,…

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Motivational Monday with Suzanne E.

Motivational Monday with Suzanne E.

What is your name and location? Suzanne E. San Diego California What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road, Track and baby trailer park hopping What is your first cycling memory? I was four and the much bigger neighbor kid got a banana seat bike with ape hangers. I asked to try it. I could barely reach the pedals and I could not touch the…

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Motivational Monday with Jessica

Motivational Monday with Jessica

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Jessica Schilling, Boulder, CO WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Road and recreational WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? My itty-bitty blue sparkly Schwinn with the blue-and-white streamers! WHO INSPIRES YOU TO RIDE, AND BETTER YET WHY? Who … well, I live in a town full of cyclists, and seeing folks on bikes around me all the time is…

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