Lets Talk Compression

Training for an endurance event often requires workouts on consecutive days or even within one day. During peak training periods you may find yourself having a difficult time recovering between subsequent training sessions, which in turn decreases their quality. I...

Ride Food :: Allen Lim’s Rice Cakes

Do me a favor…pick up one of your go-to energy bars for bike rides or other endurance activities and read the ingredient label. With a few exceptions, I can guess three things about your bar (1) it contains some ingredients that you cannot pronounce or are...

Girl Gear :: Louis Garneau CFS-300 Road Shoes

If you have ever experienced the road cycling community in Boulder, CO, you understand the importance of slick kit designs, minimizing equipment weight, coordinating from head to toe, and having the latest technology.  The Louis Garneau CFS-300 road cycling shoe fits...

Healthy Recipes :: Chicken Fajitas

My fiance and I recently went on a back country ski trip to a hut in central Colorado with a group of 4 other friends.  We were tasked with making dinner one night for everyone. When we were deciding what to make we knew we wanted something portable, somewhat light...

Healthy Recipes :: Spanish Quinoa

My inspiration for this recipe came from the desire to recreate the Spanish rice dish from my favorite restaurant with an extra nutritional punch. Trading up the white rice for quinoa for additional protein, this recipe is well suited for vegetarians as a main dish....
My First Triathlon

My First Triathlon

Doing a triathlon has been in my mind since I picked up road biking as cross training from running. It was four years before I actually took the plunge, literally.  I chose the at Boulder Peak Olympic Distance Triathlon on July 10, 2011. Training I had the running and...