Coffeenuering with Mixte Love

Coffeenuering with Mixte Love

  Mixtes. The sleek lines of a step-through bike with twin tubes that start at the headset and end at the rear hub are, in my opinion, the sexiest bike on the street. I happen to own a few mixtes, and am lucky enough to own a mixte from a variety of companies and...

Road to Recovery: Last Chance 1200K

Ten days after the 600k I completed in British Columbia, I lined up for the start of the Last Chance 1200k in Louisville, Colorado. I had come home leaving my bike in the bike box, did laundry and repacked the same gear plus more for 2+ more days of riding. The ride...
1200k to Recovery:  the Campaign

1200k to Recovery: the Campaign

I don’t quite remember how it started. This campaign. That’s what I call them. Campaigns. Campaigns to ride 1200 kilometers in under 90 hours, aka randonneuring. Among my friends we commonly say that we’re off on a ride of inappropriate distances. ...

1200k to Recovery part 3: Both. And.

When this new year began I said I’d get back to blogging a bit about life on and off the bike. After the crash in January 2015, I spent the rest of the year getting myself through the injury. I dutifully followed Doc Hottie’s orders and spent the year healing. The...
1200k to Recovery

1200k to Recovery

I have been thinking about writing up what has transpired since I was hit by a car last January. I’ve started countless times and just couldn’t get it out of me. I think it was still too close to home. Too painful. Too depressing. More than half a year has...