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Final of #BeroccaChallenge today; Meet 3x TdF Green Jersey winner

So I must admit I have been a bit distracted by this beast of a competition which runs alongside the OCBC Cycle Singapore 2014 festival (it has 11,000 cyclists, its huge – grab your bike this weekend!). 499 more words


Madagascar stage race

The race season has officially over (although I will have another less-serious 65k trail race coming in just over three weeks), I have shifted my focus to preparing my so-far largest challenge: … 197 more words


Translantau 100, done!

Finally managed to finish the last race of the reason,Tranlantau 100, a 100k ultra trail race. Quite happy with the result that I didn’t quit and I feel like I could run a little bit more (I fast hiked last 15k) to push the finish time to under 21hrs. 49 more words


Race Report: Madera Stage Race

This stage race consisted of the criterium and time trial on Saturday followed by the road race on Sunday.

The criterium started at 11:25, so this allowed us to sleep in a bit and not get up at the ass crack of dawn.   1,394 more words

Bike Racing

Valley of Fire Stage Race 2014

I’ve returned from the Valley of Fire State Park outside Overton, NV, and my first stage race of the season is now in the books!  The bad news is that my race results are in … like, the very, very back of the book – I raced awfully.   2,176 more words


Valley of the Sun... and the 2014 Racing Season Begins!

While I fully intended to post throughout the fall and winter, chronicling the ups and downs of winter training, that just did not happen. Between taking on a new position in one of the three jobs I juggle, putting in ungodly hours on the trainer each week due to the bipolar weather tendencies of Colorado, and trying to stick to my new years resolution of keeping the house clean, personal blogging slid down to the bottom of my list of priorities. 1,714 more words

Bike Racing

In Her Toe Shoes

A flame of red hair flies behind her and her toe shoes pound on the dirt. Enveloped by the silence of trees and the setting sun, she closes out her 15-mile run with a racing heart. 606 more words