Santa Barbara – San Diego Road Trip

One night while watching TV, Stewart told me that he was going to need to go down to San Diego for work. Typically this meant a few days apart but with my new employment situation (thank you Strava) I could join him! We decided to make a week vacation out of it and make some […]

[Review] Shoes are a Girls Bestfriend

As a cyclist and a runner, my collection of shoes may be a bit different from the average female stereotype. In fact, looking in my closet, I don’t even own a pair of stilettos…   Instead, the majority of my shoes have mud, scratches, and hundreds of miles under their laces (or Boas). Of course, […]

The N+1 Complex

A Brief History I was born into a family of cyclist. Both my parents casually road in college and my dad has commuted to work via bike for 35+ years, every single day. I grew up knowing that just 1 bike was never enough and to see the world you would do it on two […]

Bariani Road Race Recap

I upgraded to Cat 3 back when I was racing collegiate, back when I was racing every weekend. I raced a few collegiate A races before my collegiate racing came to an end. That’s when real life took over. Marriage, new town, new career. For the next year and a half, road racing took a […]

Thompson Training Camp – Montaña de Oro

Day 1 Nothing but blue skies, beaches, and lots of people camping considering it is the middle of February! Today marked the first day of our ‘unofficial’ Thompson Training Camp (TTC). My parents graciously let us borrow Big Blue, their awesome VW camper van that has miles of stories to tell, so we loaded it […]