Dreaming of summer miles already . . . Just a quick post to thank Amanda and everyone at Newington Bike for the chance to be a part of the 2017 Women's Ambassador Program. Meeting the ambassador group and hearing about their goals and accomplishments through the season was fun and inspiring. I've been buying bikes … Continue reading Thanks & Happy New Year!
My birthday was earlier this month. Apparently my hubby is under the impression (accurate, I suppose) that I want to up the ante with my basement training this winter (and I suspect he may also want to share haha ) because I’m now the proud (very intimidated?!) owner of a Cycle Ops Hammer Trainer, courtesy … Continue reading Thanks Honey! (I think?)
I’ve been putting off writing my June blog post for lack of a very exciting story, but here goes: My last post back in May was about my personal success in a race. Since then, I’ve learned a few things. Late May is a GREAT time in my schedule for me to have a goal … Continue reading Back on the Saddle After a Serious Case of Post-Race Slump
Last Sunday was my goal ride for 2017; I competed in the Gran Fondo NY Bear 50. Ride organizers were careful to call it a ride and not a race, but from all indications, we were racing! I was definitely racing myself. Had I accomplished my training goals? Could I find the self-motivation to complete … Continue reading My First Bike Race
Dan & I ready to ride (my newly earned jacket!) I finally got out for my first road ride of the season on Sunday! Maybe a bit late by some standards, but I really avoided my winter riding gear this year. My bike was tuned up (thanks Henry!), the sun was shining and Dan … Continue reading One Down, Four To Go