Things are happening

You’ve got questions, I’ve got answers. Maybe you don’t have questions because it’s been so long since I’ve blogged that you don’t even KNOW what to ask. Well, I have you covered. I last left you talking about some races that I had been doing. An update there, I did only one more mountain bike race and a couple more …

Nationals? More like Smashionals!

Nationals. It’s the big show. A select few have their bigger sights set on worlds, but for me? Nationals. For a full spoiler, check out this link to the on-demand replays of the live feed! http://www.cxmagazine.com/live-video-2016-usa-cycling-cyclocross-national-championships-asheville Many racers had the opportunity to race in Tennessee and then stay over for the week local to the Nationals venue in Asheville, North Carolina. …

Mud-festivus For the Restofus

I just finished up two of the most muddy weekends I have ever encountered in my short CX career. Bottom line: for every bit of added fun, your muscles are sadder the next day. The mud giveth, and the mud taketh away. Jingle Cross in Iowa City, Iowa was a three day event: Friday night (a C2 race) was a …

Supercross Super Community

This was a different race weekend for me. It was the third time I have raced at SuperCross Cup, and I was surrounded by familiar faces, but the Raleigh Clement team that I have been traveling with wasn’t there. I didn’t feel lost without the normal routine that comes with the team, traveling with Nick quelled any loneliness or nerves …

The Nasty Nati

There have been quite a few races this year I have called a “home race”, but this one may be the closest to my heart. I’ve never raced Cincy3 (now just… 2), but grew up only 60 miles away. The close proximity meant my parents could attend BOTH DAYS without even getting a hotel room. They have only seen me …

Keep Getting Boulder

My apologies for being a bit behind in the blogging. Travelling to the past few races has kept me busy, I have been physically and mentally exhausted, and I have not felt super amped about my results so motivation was generally low. All of this is a positive feedback cycle, which does not help in any way. Cool views from …