My first bike interview!

I’m laughing inside at how much this sounds like a grade school assignment but I don’t know how else I should title it. It is what it is: My very first interview on mountain biking. Josie Smith, a rider and blogger, contacted me out of the blue to ask if I wanted to do an…

…you can dust it off and try again.

This picture of me is probably my most memorable bike-related picture ever—look closely; I’m still smiling as I’m going over the handlebars. Full disclosure: After I failed on this new-to-me drop for the second time, endo-ing in a similarly spectacular manner, I was pissed. I was so f-cking angry, I was tempted to get up…

2017 Stuff for Female Mountain Bikers

Coverage on female-specific products at Interbike 2016 can be pretty scattered, and with different brands showing at Eurobike a little earlier, I thought I’d do us all a favor and gather them into one post. All information and pictures have been gleaned from Pinkbike, Total Women’s Cycling and Enduro MTB. The products I’ve found are loosely…

The most important thing I know about racing… So far.

To date, I have only done three mountain bike races—one community-based XC, one regional enduro and one community-based enduro, all in the span of two months. Unlike many other people in the biking community, I’ve never even raced in other capacities because I was never the sporty kind. I did do a bunch of runs…