Biking: A Study in Momentum

by Sadie Chanlett-Avery 0

I’m biking! Rolling through the city with the wind in my hair, I feel liberated from the driver’s seat. For years I convinced myself that I was too much of a wuss to bike through traffic. I now realize that I’m bolder than that. I also realize ...

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Your Bicycle Helmet is Not a Bonnet

by Kelley Heye 9

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 shoulders down. ...

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Lanterne Rouge

by Kelley Heye 2

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 a race, ...

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Power to the She in Me

by Kelley Heye 5

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 Sponsored Athlete, ...

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Group Training

by Gen Matchette 2

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 to facilitate ...

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Sharing What You Love

by Kathleen Harding 2

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 from the ...

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