Short answer, “Yes.” Long answer, “No.”

"You look miserable." "I think you have more integrity than this." Those two quotes rang through my head. A reminder. Surely not a gentle one, but a loving one. Tough love. Those words came about during a conversation with my best friend the night before I left for Oklahoma. She was right. It wasn't about …

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Landrun 100: All about that clay!

I am a simple lady. Riding bikes keeps me happy. Rain or shine, snow or burning sun, you cannot keep me off of these things. Factor in a burgeoning gravel scene and I have found my passion. 2015 will by my fourth year competing in endurance gravel events. I was instantly drawn to the format …

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Chequamegon 100: The metric version!

The Chequamegon 100: a 100-kilometer mountain bike race on the trails of Northern Wisconsin. I made a late, gut decision to participate in this race, sending an email and inviting myself along with my boss Ryan Baker, owner at World of Bikes in Iowa City (Thanks Ryan!). It was almost too easy to get registered and …

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