Race Xterra World Championships, Maui HI Race Date: 10/29/2017 Finish 3:47, 5th AG, 22nd Amateur OA The good: 4th OA Amateur Swim The bad: 32nd OA Amateur Bike The ugly: 34th OA Amateur Run, 1:30 off of my age group podium It is really hard to spend a year preparing for a single race, and … Continue reading Race Report: Xterra Maui
This past Sunday our women's mountain bike skills clinic culminated in a beginner friendly group ride at the West Hartford Reservoir. The ride put the ladies' new skills to the test when they tackled downed logs, rock gardens and roots on the trails. And everyone rocked it! It is amazing to see people totally new … Continue reading MTB Skills Series + Ride Wrap Up
IT'S NOT IRONMAN! I sense some hairs prickling already. So let me preface this post: finishing Ironman is one of the accomplishments I am most proud of. I think it is wildly impressive feat and if you're on the fence about doing one, all I can only say is that it is a journey in … Continue reading IT’S NOT AN IRONMAN!
For my July race I had to make a decision between heading up to Xterra Skyhigh in New York or tackling the Litchfield Hills Olympic on-road race. Litchfield seems to be a local favorite -- one of those races that everyone and their mother has done. Since I hadn't done it yet I was feeling … Continue reading Race Report: Litchfield Hills Triathlon
So this post is late! But I had to try and beat all write ups from the first weekend of June - which was HUGE weekend for our women's group. Quassy, Mystic River Valley Tri, Bike MS - I'm sure there are numerous awesome stories on the way for you! Xterra Oak Mountain Post-Race … Continue reading Post ‘Bama post
We've had an exciting - but busy April! April is always a fun month in the bike business because the riding season really kicks off - March can be hit or miss, but usually by April us New Englanders are chomping at the bit ready to get out and ride!!!! While many dusted their bikes … Continue reading What We’ve Been Up to: APRIL
This past Monday Hunter and I headed out to Longo Open Space in Glastonbury for both of our first [cycling/multisport] race of the season! After a long winter on the trainer it felt great to have perfect weather and a low key event to kick off the season. We got there early enough for … Continue reading race report: Dirty Duathlon
Many women have closets full of shoes. I'm guilty myself. I don't consider myself shoe obsessed but I have been known to succumb to the siren song of a cute pair of boots or flats. It seems lately though, that the balance in my closet is tipping away from the 'cute shoes' and in favor … Continue reading [Cycling] Shoe Obsessed
We're excited to welcome on board a new team of Women's Ride Ambassadors for the 2017 season. These women will be sharing their stories in cycling for the next year through our Women's Initiative blog and social media. You'll also see them at many of our Women's Rides & Events throughout the year. Make sure … Continue reading Welcome On Board!
I'm a bike lover. I'm a wine lover. And I am super excited we got to bring those two loves together this past Saturday at our first ever Bike Ride & Wine Tasting. We were hosted by Brignole Vineyards in East Granby who, in addition to being conveniently located right off the rail trail, also … Continue reading Women’s Wine Ride Recap