Maddie and I just finished up a rather intense week of training. Tyson flew down to LA for the week to help us with moto efforts and making sure we put all the work in we need too. We're moving, pretty quick. Getting ready for some cool stuff happening in the near future. As you … Continue reading 1.12.2013


to: my flc girls

I wrote this for Sarah Sturm, in 2010, before her first collegiate mountain bike national championships with FLC. And now, I'm writing it for all you FLC girls, who are competing in whatever national championship, conference race, "fun" race, training ride...I'm saying it to Allie, and Meghan, and Ivie, and Laur Cat, and Nathalie, and Giggle … Continue reading to: my flc girls


And here we are, with 12, now 11 days left of class, and my senior seminar poster presentation has been completed, and I've finished my paper, and ready to turn it in. Graduation is literally, right around the corner, with 3 days of class to go, and 3 finals to take. This year has gone … Continue reading 12 Days….TWELVE DAYS

Hello! And Goodbye to Cyclocross.

What draws me to cyclocross? That's a good question. I was asked by a coach, "What is a trackie doing racing a cyclocross bike?!", and I see his point. So, I begin to ask myself that question. I look around, and take in where I am, what I am doing, and asking...why? We arrived in … Continue reading Hello! And Goodbye to Cyclocross.

CX Nationals. Woot. Woot.

In approximately 1 hour  I will be on my way up to campus to depart for CX Nationals with the FLC cycling team. Collegiate cx nationals are now in january....in the middle of my christmas break....taking up a week of what used to be an amazing break from school. Not only is the weather in … Continue reading CX Nationals. Woot. Woot.

The year 2011, in a nut-shell.

First off, this past week, I did the great drive from Durango, CO to Alexandria, MN. The best part of the drive...the scenery. It's unreal what can change in a year. The places you go, the people you meet. 2011 has been an incredible year, just like all the others. Instead of sending out a … Continue reading The year 2011, in a nut-shell.

Trip Up Hog’s Back and Beyond

Here I am. Done with Thanksgiving Break, all stuffed full of turkey, green beans, and pumpkin pie, and back in school for the final two weeks. I played enough guitar hero for Chris Furer to feel in my wrists and shoulders, and I didn't ride my bike as much as I should have, but that's … Continue reading Trip Up Hog’s Back and Beyond