Me in my swim to bike transition. T1 at its finest form!
After a 15-year hiatus of no helmet hair and pain-free girl parts I’ve decided it’s time to get back on the saddle and ride again. I’ve been tossing around the idea of buying a bike for more than 6 months and ever since I started running I’ve had a vision of one day doing a triathlon and well, we all know, there’s no way of doing that without a bike.
I started looking at bikes in the fall of last year, did plenty of research and had some great advice from friends in the running/cycling community. I narrowed my choices down to Continue reading →
Cycling is something that I’ve been really wanting to get into over the past few years, I don’t know if it’s the investment of a bike that’s been holding me back or just simply the free time to get out and do it. Either way, I finally got my little booty on a speedy Cannondale and hit the road this past weekend!
Now, before any of you use your “jump to conclusions” mat, no, I did not go and drop a couple G’s on a bike (not yet anyways), I’m lucky enough to have some cyclists in my family. My brother, who is one of the biggest bike nerds I know, owns a couple sweet bikes and his wife who also cycles, and who conveniently is also about my size, was kind enough to lend me her Cannondale for the day. Continue reading →