The Keys to Competing in your 40’s

Let’s explore how women can compete later life (whatever ‘later’ means) and how you can do it too!

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Why Competition is Good for You

I have cycling friends that race for other teams and I think that friendly competition is good for you! Imagine how boring it would all be if we showed up on the same team?

Saddle Sagas

It's a fact that discomfort will impact performance. For women: the choice of saddle is a Big Deal...

Bike Bonding: Clean Yo’ Steed!

There are those who prefer not to do anything but ride their two-wheeled freedom machine for various reasons… these folks are missing out on an important part of bike bonding.

Pink Pedal Power! …Or Not?

In general, I like pink. As a color: I wear pink to work, casually, and so forth. I have my fair share of pink hues in my closet and I’m not afraid to use them! However: when it comes to cycling kits I absolutely loathe pink. Here's why...

SMILE!

You can find them at almost every competitive event. They are always looking for you and trying to catch your eye. They hover patiently waiting for just the right moment to pounce. When you are least expecting it: "Bam!" there they are! They are a bit crazy, but the kind we like: they are your friendly cycling event cameramen and women.

H-Town Cycling Chics Rock!

This article is for you ladies that believe in pedal power and pushing the limits! After all: Houston may just have the very best group of local competitive cycling chics, ever. Other areas in this great state of Texas don't necessarily enjoy the same comradery in ladies competitive cycling.

The Road of Recovery

A friend and teammate requested an article on recovery and how to deal with the mental anguish of being off of the bike, trying to recover, and feeling stuck. While articles on racing, nutrition, and performance are awesome: perhaps the hardest part of being an athlete is when you can't...

Cycling Community Gives Back

Last night a friend, staunch supporter, avid race volunteer, and all-around good guy was severely injured during a local race. Chuck has been there when he didn't have to... and today, our cycling community is there for him.

Roads Less Traveled | Fixed Gear, No Brakes

Ride somewhere new to find out when the roads less traveled will take us. It was in the spirit of adventure that I tried out something that I haven’t tried yet: Track Cycling: and here's my take on the first time on fixed - no brakes.