This weekend Ryan and I set out for the 5th Annual 100 Miles of Nowhere – our second time participating in the event, but the first time I was aiming for 50 mountain bike miles. We got to the Ocala area on Friday night and picked up dinner at Cracker Barrel, where we ran into someone famous: Dottie!! (Minus some…read more →
Holy crap, how on Earth is it June 1st already??? This means my first ever 50 mile mountain bike ride is THIS WEEKEND! The car is packed… …and we’ve got our number plates ready. See you after 50 Miles!!
What is it about cycling shorts that makes horse flies go cray cray? This past Saturday I got no less than 20 horsefly bites UNDER my cycling shorts! I’m being totally serious. We rode part of the Santos “Epic” as part of our 100 50+50 Miles of Nowhere training. The Epic is a trail system that starts at the Santos…read more →
Guess what time of year it is! …no, seriously…GUESS! Or I’ll just give you the answer… It’s 100 MILES OF NOWHERE TIME!! Taken directly from Fat Cyclist’s website, here’s his description of the event: “The 100 Miles of Nowhere is a race without a place. It’s an event in which hundreds of people participate . . . all by ourselves….read more →
First thing’s first: Thank you all SO MUCH for your support leading up to – and during – event day. It really kept me going seeing all of your tweets and comments while I was out there! And now on to the recap! The morning started innocently enough – we loaded all our stuff into the Element and hit the…read more →
Want to know the BIGGEST lesson I learned during Century Training the last few months? Tailwind : Florida :: Nessie : Scotland That’s right – the idea of a tailwind is an effing MYTH, a fallacy, an urban legend. Tailwinds simply don’t exist. PERIOD. How do I know this? Because after weeks and weeks of tweets like this: and miles…read more →