Category Archives: Racing

Mud! Rain! Snow! (Stockholm edition)

Who knew a week in your old town can be so busy?  I only lived in Stockholm for six months but it seems like many of my friends from other parts of Sweden have moved here over time with the … Continue reading

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What it’s like to be 30

My birthday weekend started with Mark and I driving towards Lake Oroville for a weekend of racing and houseboating, but we didn’t get further than to Fairfield before we panicked. What if we didn’t have enough food?! We stopped at … Continue reading

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362 days until University!

This was one of those weekends. One of those weekends of getting up at the crack of dawn to kick ass. One of those weekends to hang out with all the cool kids at Starbucks in a godforsaken place at … Continue reading

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Disappointments and what follows

Disappointments in life: You find out your significant other is cheating on you with the assistant You get fired after your boss finds out who’s been stealing all those paper clips Dunnigan Hills without wind Only one of these has … Continue reading

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Apparently it’s been several weeks since I last wrote a blog post! In case anyone is still reading my blog, I can announce that I don’t have much in the way of an excuse for not writing except that I … Continue reading

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Time trials are better when Cancellara is doing them

Since one can’t keep claiming that one has 3.06 % fast twitch muscle and not enter any time trials, and since there were no other races last weekend, I somehow got up at 6 last Sunday and dragged my ass … Continue reading

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Race reports and future racers

I’ve finally added a section for my race reports. (Who knows, one day I might even give the blog a name and change from the default theme, or at least default stock photo!) They’re all posted on our team site, … Continue reading

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How to win things despite sucking

I wasn’t really expecting to finish the San Rafael Twilight Crit, as it’s generally full of pros and such. I signed up with several days before the race and as the date drew closer, I questioned why I’d done it, … Continue reading

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Breakfast of champions

My one goal for Sunday’s race in Davis was to have princess cake, and I failed. But I did buy a cake and brought it over to the BBQ at my teammate Jane’s house after, I just didn’t have time … Continue reading

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Survived my first 1/2/3 race

I did my first 1/2/3 race today. Damn that was rad! (I’m easily entertained.) I really just wanted to go back to sleep this morning but I know I love it once I get going. Besides, with Burlingame being a … Continue reading

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