Improving My Time

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At one time, I kept a detailed journal of all rides, races, finishing times, heart rate stats, weather, general notes about my cycling and running experiences…you name it, I recorded it. This was well before such tools as Garmin, Strava, RideWithGPS, etc.. Now keeping track of your performance is easier than ever, yet, I no […]

Elk Mountain Ride Recap

Lunch at Dough

Although I frequently join the Monday Asheville Bicycle Racing Club Women’s Ride that leaves from Youngblood Bicycles, this was the first time to lead a Velo Girl ride from this location.  Youngblood and his staff were very accommodating and we enjoyed some shopping after the ride. As I mentioned in the last weekly update, David […]

Cycling to Andrew’s Geyser


  My friends know that I don’t ride my mountain bike nearly enough.  I do love being in wooded areas, smelling the fresh air and enjoying the view, but my bike handling skills are much more well suited for the solid surface provided by pavement.  I am a true Roadie to the core.  But when […]