September 23, 2016

Viv! Meet Miss Vivian. My Mosaic Bespoke Cycles XT-1 cyclocross bike and the newest edition to our family. Before I get into the bike details, I’d like to stay a bit about the amazing woman, my Grandma Viv. She selflessly…

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September 21, 2016

No, I’m not a basketball fan, nor is it March. It’s fall in Chicago! And I got another chance to toe the line, twice! I heard about the North Shore Triathlon from a client, and registered. It’s a local sprint…

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September 14, 2016

Since moving to the Midwest, I couldn’t stop hearing about the #crossiscoming craze. I’d heard about it from afar in So Cal, but all that meant to me was people freaking out about nothing. In San Diego around this time,…

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September 7, 2016

Night Bison 2016 Gravel riding. At night. On a tandem?  Yep. Decided that the tandemania was the best bike for the adventure. The folks over at Axeltree recommend tires over 30c and both our road bikes won’t take a tire…

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September 4, 2016

So we’ve landed. And have mostly settled in. Just a couple pictures to hang and some odds and ends to get organized, but I’d say we are official Midwesterners now!  Our road trip was truly amazing and something I’ll cherish,…

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August 25, 2016

I had the most amazing experience at the San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz this weekend. In fact, this has been my favorite triathlon since I started 8 years ago. A smile ensued from start to finish; you can’t ask for…

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August 22, 2016

This will be a two post installment. How not to and how to Escape from Alcatraz. Alcatraz has been a bucket list race since the first time I heard about it in 2008. Who wouldn’t want to jump off a…

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May 17, 2016

With one last dip in the ocean, we are on the road to Chicago! {well, today we are off to Lake Tahoe.} Before I look forward, I’ll reflect back on the past 8 years when I’ve been able to call…

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May 11, 2016

There is a loop out east, and it’s pretty great. So great I can’t even count the number of times I’ve done it because I started doing it before I got a gps. It’s no surprise that I love the…

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May 4, 2016

Yesterday was my last ladies night at the San Diego Velodrome. This place has a lot of memories, mostly good, and some that will live with me forever. It was at this place that I rode a fixie for the…

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