The podium: Sabine Spitz, Julie Bresset and me

16 August 2012  |  Race Reports

2012 London Olympics: Race Report

After the World Cup in Val D’Isere, the US Olympic Mountain bike team headed to Kirchzarten, Germany to train for a week before heading to London. Hats off to US Mountain Bike Team…  |  READ »

Ruling the "wall-ride"!

So never have to ride up that hill again.

10 July 2012  |  Race Reports

US National Championships- Race Report

The National Championships returned to Ketchum, Idaho this year, and once again I was thrilled to return to the place where I first started riding and racing mountain bikes. The previous two weekends…  |  READ »

The really sad face. Riding the flat tire.

There were a few rocks and roots out there...

Riding through the aspens at the Teva Games

Riding down a big rock

Photo: Waldek Stepniowski

Dejay trying to distract me

Finally! Another step in the right direction.

24 April 2012  |  Race Reports

Sea Otter Classic: Race Report

Ok, this somehow turned into a really long blog post so I will offer a “cliffs-notes” version here for those of you who (like me) aren’t into reading long blog posts: The Cliffs…  |  READ »

Photo: Ludo van der Put

Elite Women's XC Race

Fruit and Seed Bars

25 February 2012  |  Food, Recipes

The Best Homemade Energy Bars

The racing season is almost upon us, and many of us are already busy training. Obviously, everyone’s first choice for training and race fuel is Clif Bar products, but what if you can’t…  |  READ »

Photo: Jeff Kerkove

20 January 2012  |  Misc

Winter? Update

Is it really the middle of winter right now? I’ve been asking myself that a lot lately as I realize I’ve once again over-dressed for a ride. Temperatures have been in the 40s…  |  READ »