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Riding it out for the children

This article was originally published by the City Journal online, September 1 2014

by Emma Watson

More than 30 people from the McDonald’s “community” swapped their business clothes for lycra last week to raise funds for seriously ill children. 664 more words

Emma Watson

USA Pro Cycling Challenge

After spending a week in Aspen doing 1-2h rides every day, it was time to get back to racing. The USA Pro Cycling Challenge was going to be a race more suited to me, because the climbs were more gradual. 4,852 more words


7 Lives in the Huacachina Oasis

In order to get from the northern coast of Colombia to Peru with enough time to spare for my brother and I to see so those Incan ruins everyone bangs on about before his flight… 1,137 more words


You know how they say you never forget how to ride a bike? Well ...

… I thought I’d try this very theory with my supposed creative inspiration for my immensely shameful lack of writing ideas the past few days, so I sat in front of my computer and randomly tapped my keyboard frantically begging for a reprieve. 91 more words

Venting & Other "bleh" Scribbles

Louisville Hike, Bike & Paddle

The weather in Louisville cooperated  for another successful Hike, Bike and Paddle to promote healthy lifestyles. 

On Memorial Day I focused on the bike portion.  The bike has a new home in Michigan with my nephew Pharrell.  267 more words


Biking Alone

Kris and I had a fairly relaxing Labor Day weekend – much needed, since we will probably be out of town at least 2, and possibly 3, weekends in September! 887 more words


Meanwhile, not at the Vuelta...

I love the Vuelta as much as any self-respecting cycling fan with a penchant for hot weather and steep hills, but as we’ve reached the first rest day in the big Spanish race, it’s a perfect time to go ‘around the grounds’, as football commentators used to say. 938 more words