Dropping In with Tammy D

I coached for the 10th year in a row at Ray’s Women’s Weekend in Cleveland OH this past February. Over 200 females on bikes took over Ray’s Indoor Bike Park for a day to learn new skills, brush the winter cobwebs off and have some fun riding with other ladies from around the country.

Returning to the World SKIMO Competition

I head to Piancavallo Italy with the US Ski Mountaineering Team to race the World Championships. I will compete in the Teams event with Jon Brown. We will work together for the 8,254’ ski mountaineering race. Why have I worked so hard at 40 to make the US Ski Mountaineering team again? This time by a margin of 8 seconds that ended with a collapse on the ground at the finish line from shear exhaustion. Why do we push so damn hard in our local amateur races and leave it all on the course? Why get out of bed to jog up a groomer on skis in the cold dark December morning? Why pack the night before, train in the dark, rush to work drinking a protein smoothy to end up changing clothing at least three times in a day, seemingly every day? With all the civil and nobel endeavors one might engage, why live life on the go sweaty, smelly and incessantly active?

New Training Regime, Still Crossing the Finish Line

  On February 21st, I will head to Alpago-Piancavallo, Italy to race in the ISMF World Ski Mountaineering Championships. I will compete in four race formats – the individual race,

Waiting for Winter

The days are getting shorter, bike shops have changed over to ski and snowboard shops, and your new season pass sits patiently on your dresser. Winter’s close, but throwing on

3 People For The Ride

Henry David Thoreau in his essay Walking states it best, “I do not know of any poetry to quote which adequately expresses this yearning for the Wild.” This right here

Grassman Report from the Road with Nich Fahringer

2016  Nick Fahringer  Race Report       Series: National Enduro Series Event/Loc/Date:  Grassman National Enduro/ Zanesville OH / 8-28-16 Bike: 2016 Husqvarna TE 300 Outcome:   7th  Pro “Yet

Race Day Nutrition

Kate’s Real Food Ambassador, Molly Breslin is a USA Triathlon Coach and the founder of 22Tri. 22Tri provides highly specialized individual training plans and coaching for athletes. With a background

Mountain Run Off

With two national parks and thousands of square miles of red rock landscape, Moab is the best of Utah, and one of the best destinations for anyone with wheel problem.

Italy Divide

Jay Petervary just got back from Italy racing in a bikepacking event, Italy Divide. It was 850km of, non-stop, type 2 fun. He finished first. Jay was there 2 years ago helping to establish the

The Art of Suffering

The Art of Suffering by By Vasu Sojitra, KRF Ambassador It’s cold, very cold; enough to seep into your bones and take several cups of hot chocolate and a warm fire