Tori’s Tips :: What to Carry When You Are Bringing up the Rear

Tori’s Tips :: What to Carry When You Are Bringing up the Rear

What to carry on a ride depends on your priorities, your ride length, the amount of ride support you’ll have and your own comfort level.  Whether you ride minimalist or with everything but the kitchen sink, there’s no shame in taking a page from the Boy Scouts and “be...
Tour of the Gila Day 2 :: Carmen Small Sprints to the Finish

Tour of the Gila Day 2 :: Carmen Small Sprints to the Finish

It seems so long ago, the start of Stage 2 at Tour of the Gila. The mornings are early, the sun and wind are fierce, and the miles are long. And then I think about the athletes and what they are encountering with each pedal stroke. It’s been an inspiration to...
7 Women :: 7 Days :: Day 1 of RaphaTOC

7 Women :: 7 Days :: Day 1 of RaphaTOC

Photo: Our group, plus one journalist (not me). I’m somewhere hiding in the back. Credit: Jeremy Dunn It’s a rather long story about how this came about, but on Monday I embarked with five other Rapha ambassadors on a mission to ride the stages of Tour of California,...
10 Emergency Road-Side Maintenance Tips for Cyclists

10 Emergency Road-Side Maintenance Tips for Cyclists

This post originally appeared on Naked Women's Racing blog. Read the original post here.  Rachel has had her fair share of mishaps while riding in the dirt and on the road. Here’s her top 10 road side maintenance tips, and yes, they all have...
Fort Follies’ GP gets women’s racing USAPCC buzz

Fort Follies’ GP gets women’s racing USAPCC buzz

Around 50 of the nation's top women will come together Saturday in Fort Collins for a vicious battle in front of throngs. It's a rare pleasure for women's racing to get the volume of crouds this race hopes to attract, which it will accomplish by...