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Kelley Heye - Helmet
Cycling

Your Bicycle Helmet is Not a Bonnet

Recently, as I was driving through town, I spied a woman with two extremely young children caged on the back of her bicycle. I say “caged” because they were snuggly secured in two homemade box like contraptions that completely covered the tikes from the…

August 2, 2013
Cycling Musings & Meditations

Lanterne Rouge

It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game, right? Well, we don’t always feel that way, but it’s true. When I was racing bikes I heard one of my teammate’s husband say to her as we were leaving for…

May 24, 2013
Kelley Heye - Power to the She in Me
Cycling Healthy Inspiration

Power to the She in Me

Back in October I received a message suggesting that I apply for a local athletic wear sponsorship program. The message mentioned that… “This would be perfect for you. Every year we have one sponsored athlete who inspires our business and our customers. As a…

April 6, 2013
Cycling Musings & Meditations

Group Training

After an informal study, I’ve come to the conclusion that group bike rides or runs are a bit like Montessori school… To those unfamiliar with Montessori, it’s a teaching style that utilizes a multi-age classroom setting, allowing for the older or more knowledgeable students…

January 4, 2013
Kathleen Harding and Maddie
Cycling

Sharing What You Love

As a kid, it was about feeling like a grown-up. Similar to driving a car, a pink bike with a banana seat and a pair of flat pedals meant a little independence and a lot of freedom. As a teen, I wanted an outlet…

August 26, 2012
Kathleen Harding
Cycling Musings & Meditations

The Payoff

About six months ago, I started my winter training to kick off the 2012 season. It was a mild Mid-Atlantic winter this year, but still winter nonetheless. The days were short, gray, and chilly, and when precipitation fell it came in the form of…

July 19, 2012
Get in the Game
Cycling Triathlon

Get in the Game

Imagine a moment so dramatic that it could define you for the rest of your days. That it could change what you do, how you do it and call into question every dream you’ve ever dared to chase. What happens when you arrive back…

January 21, 2011
Cycling

Your Bike Is Calling Your Name

by Rachel Coleman, Featured Athlete | You know the bike that’s in your garage? Yeah, you know the one. It’s the one that’s hanging upside down and taunting you every time you park your vehicle. Well, it’s summer and it’s time…

June 9, 2010