One To Watch :: Katie Sodergren

I’ve been asked several times about strategies for getting more women into cycling, specifically mountain biking and mountain bike racing. After many years of pondering this question, I’ve come to the conclusion that collegiate racing may be the best tool for getting...

Ride Food :: Banana Oat Bars

At the end of every summer riding season, my motivator starts to sputter. While mid-summer I thrive on long, high-altitude rides, my rides start to lose length quicker than the days lose sunlight in the dog days of August. As the race season tapers off, so does my...

Ride Food :: Sweet Potato Chips

This isn’t exactly a recipe; it’s more of a snack idea with a million variations on it.  I’m in the business of making yummy, healthy treats to eat on the bike.  These have saved me on more than one occasion. This spring, I’ve embarked on two long, but not...

Ride Food :: Banana Biscuits

There is one thing I really miss about ‘normal’ eating since I committed to the Paleo Diet: pastries.  As a bike rider, there’s nothing better than riding to some location, stopping at the local coffee shop and buying a cup of joe accompanied with a giant scone or...

Ride Food :: Coffee-laced Almond Cookies

Over the years of making home-made ride snacks, I’ve created some verifiable disasters… bars that wouldn’t stick together, imitation Lara bars wrapped in foil that would subsequently explode and coat everything in its vicinity with goop, and some combinations of...

Ride Food :: Chocolate Yam Cookies

  There are a million different energy bars on the market.   Everything from unpalatable, dry masses of calories to tasty treats are available. Throughout my riding days, I’ve tried them all, or at least a large majority of them.   When they come in a race...