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Three Things Thursday

1. Cyclocross: Tired of reading about cyclocross already?  Sorry…the season goes into December.  And even though I already wrote about last Sunday’s race, then I saw some more pictures that were taken there and had to share. How great is … Continue reading

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This girl will self-destruct in 10 seconds

Don’t worry…this is no cry for help. Rather, it’s an admission that maybe I overdid it this weekend.  That possibly my lack of discipline and inability to say no to things that sound fun could be getting in the way … Continue reading

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Cyclocross for dummies

Before my first CX race last year the sum total of my “training” was to preride the course the morning of the race.  This year, I actually made it out to the practice course once before the first race and … Continue reading

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You can’t fix stupid…but you can reinforce it with money and attention

And now a break from our regularly scheduled Thunder Rolls race reports, part 3 of which is not coming along so quickly…. The morning sky through the bathroom curtains looked weirdly dark for 7 a.m. on a summer morning, and … Continue reading

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New bike!

On Monday, this came in the mail. My long-awaited cyclocross bike, an Airborne Delta. I’d stressed out during the wait between ordering and receiving because while obsessively googling my new bike (Yes, I always do my best research after already committing.) … Continue reading

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Best. week. ever.

This past week…I could get used to weeks like these.  Even when you take into account the fact that it was one of those weeks at school where every morning found me wanting to hide under my covers until the … Continue reading

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Adventures in cyclocross

If you thought my first two unsuccessful forays into cyclocross would sour me on the sport, well, you don’t know me all that well.  I don’t know why I’m drawn to things I’m so bad at, but there you are.  And … Continue reading

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