Zone 3… What’s Zone 3??

What's Zone 3??...I asked one day. Learn some useful insights into what the Zones are, why each are important, and why I asked such a silly question to start with...

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The Balance Between Riding And Resting

RESTING is when the body repairs and builds muscle: not in the middle of a workout. This concept took many, many years to finally sink in to my thick skull.

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!

Sweaty Betty: Cycling in Summer

Sweat is gross but key to summer cycling survival. What do cyclists need to replenish lost minerals after a sweaty ride?

Tips from a Road Trip

A recent cycling road trip afforded me some insights into traveling and touring with a bike, plus a few bits of wisdom about everyday life...

Biking with your Beloved

If you are one of those folks that has a cycling enthusiast for a significant other; this article is for you!

Rules of Country Riding

The following tips (or rather: must haves) will prevent you from becoming severely inconvenienced ...

Strength in Struggling

One day I woke up and realized that I had become what is known in the cycling world as a ‘Sprinter’. “Surprise!” Did the magic cycle fairy visit me the night before and sprinkle ‘sprint dust’ on my quads? No, sorry to dampen any dreams there. This did not occur by focused design or conscious training on my part either. By the time it dawned upon me that I had unintentionally achieved something quite good – I then had to figure out how it happened.

Just Ride Your Bike

Contrary to the popular norm, I ride my bike completely without electronics. This shocking state of affairs is the product of a happy accident - much like most genuine breakthroughs in mankind's history... Only much, much less significant. I tend to raise eyebrows on the rare occasions when I ask: "How many miles have we done?" Or, to the bewilderment of all - I have no idea what my mph average is; I just ride my bike.

Yoga & Cycling Benefits

Cross training on and off the bike is excellent for your athletic well-being, but too much and the wrong kind can hurt your competitive cycling edge. I found, and fell in love with, Yoga. Here are some tips how a regular yoga practice can help your cycling performance.