Making a Comeback at Springhill

As a relative newcomer to the sport of mountain biking, literally everything about it excites me. I love being in the woods surrounded by nature, wandering and exploring, not knowing what beauty lies beyond the next bend in the trail. But as my riding has  begun to evolve, I've realized that I have a competitive streak. I like riding with other mountain bikers who challenge me to get out of my … [Read more...]

Like Father, Like Son – The Springhill Classic

Can I tell you how excited I am that my son Connor is following in my footsteps as a mountain biker? My first two kids never really got the 'bug', but it seems to be growing slowly in my boy Connor. Now all I need to do is continue to feed the bug and not squash it out of existence. That came close at his previous race at Devil's Den State Park but to his credit, he is a resilient child, and up … [Read more...]

Got Dirt?

There’s something about getting grimy and sweaty with the gals. You feel like you’re breaking the rules. You’re not made of sugar and spice and everything nice. You’re not someone’s girlfriend and you’re not someone’s mother. For that moment at least, all you have to be is a cyclist. ~ Kimberly Grob author and cyclist I've been standing somewhat idly by as I've watched my friend Laura … [Read more...]

Twist and Shout

RESULTS ARE IN I revisited my nemesis this weekend, no it wasn't the Springhill mountain bike trails, this was my first ride on those particular trails. It wasn't the field of racers in my group of Category 3, 50+ riders, I've always felt that mountain bike racing was about me and not them. It was that old challenge that I've placed on myself more times than I can remember, you'd think I'd learn. … [Read more...]