2016 was my first year as an Angel Rider. Let’s just say… It definitely won’t be my last. On Memorial Day Weekend I took to the roads with 600 cyclists and volunteers on a mission to help bring joy, fun and smiles to kids with serious illnesses by raising money for the Hole in … More Angel Ride 2016 – A Magical Weekend!
*Disclaimer – if you are looking for a very serious course report from a very serious cyclist who can actually ride at a reasonable speed – look away. LOOK AWAY. You ended up in the wrong damn place. If you can handle a semi-witty recap from a solid middle back of the packer, read on … More Rasputitsa 2016 Race Report
Last week I took part in the 2015 Rasputitsa, a 40 mile gravel road bike race through the dirt, mud, hills, (and let’s not forget snow) of the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont. The race (and I use that term VERY lightly in my case) promised to be an epic day, and it most definitely was! So, … More Rasputitsa 2015 Race Report
Ohhhhhh Lawdy. I’ve done did it now. I have signed myself up for some ridiculous shit in the past, but this weekend might be one of the more ridiculous things I have up and decided I am capable of doing. On Saturday I will take part in the Rasputitsa (aka Russian for Mud Season… loose … More The Raspu-Who? AKA… Rasputitsa 2015 Prep
2015 will be my second year riding in the Pan Mass Challenge. I absolutely LOVED every second of last year’s ride (check out my recap here), and there was no question that I would be signing up again this year. There’s no doubt that signing up for an event of this magnitude is pretty intimidating. … More Pan Mass Challenge – A Beginner’s Guide
PMC 2014 Start.. .it was all a blur! – Photo Credit pmc.org Wow… just wow. The 2014 Pan Mass Challenge has come and gone. My rookie year! I thought my recap of this event would be eeeeeeasy to write. I was so wrong. I’ve been mulling over what to write for days now… it is … More Pan Mass Challenge 2014 – Oh, What a Ride!
I have done quite a bit of packing for events over the past several years. Almost all running, so I was a little nervous starting out my prep for the pan mass challenge. A long two day bike ride isn’t exactly my area of expertise. So, I broke it down into some nice easy steps. … More Zen and the art of packing… PMC edition