Don’t Sweat It, You Can Train To Perform In The Heat

Summer is here, and it’s a hot one across the country.  Don’t let the heat beat you up, keep you from having fun or having success.  When we first experience summer’s furry, our bodies are not prepared to run the internal swamp cooler.  As we overheat in those first hot days, our heart rate spikes, … Continue reading Don’t Sweat It, You Can Train To Perform In The Heat

Fat Bike Tech Tips for REALLY Cold Temperatures

I’m home from Jasper, Alberta where Frosty’s Fat Bike XC and 50K races were held.  With an Arctic flow consuming the Canadian Rockies I knew my week there would be spent in daytime negative digit temperatures.  I will admit, I was daunted by this.  In preparation for my trip I reached out to Karen Jarkow … Continue reading Fat Bike Tech Tips for REALLY Cold Temperatures

YES, You Can Be Warm Riding Fat Bikes! Here Is How:

The biggest challenge with winter fat biking is how to stay warm.  No matter how beautiful the terrain or how great your partners are, if you are cold you will not have fun.  Bulky winter clothing will make you feel like Stay Puff on a bike, making it futile to move your arms and legs. … Continue reading YES, You Can Be Warm Riding Fat Bikes! Here Is How:

Park City Point to Point: Do, or Do Not, but Do Not Try 

  The guys at aid station #3 said I only had two more miles of climbing until the final 8-mile descent to the finish line.  I’m still climbing at snail’s pace, and it’s been over five miles since I left their false promises.  This has been a long day.  The Point to Point boasts over … Continue reading Park City Point to Point: Do, or Do Not, but Do Not Try 

“Carson City, So Hot Right Now. Carson City.” – Zoolander

Last weekend I headed to Carson City, Nevada to race the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road Race.  It was the first time I have raced a 55-mile course with a women’s field this stacked, and I was stoked for a new challenge.  However, I never imagined my biggest challenge would be the extreme conditions. Winter … Continue reading “Carson City, So Hot Right Now. Carson City.” – Zoolander

How to Equip to Ride a Fat Bike in the Snow

Preparation is Key for Keeping it Fun in the Cold on a Snow Bike Baby, it’s cold outside; but I want to ride. Those of us living in environments where the earth is white for several months and the pavement shoulder hides under sheets of ice and debris thank the bike gods for giving us … Continue reading How to Equip to Ride a Fat Bike in the Snow