This one was a full circle moment for me. My first Climate Ride started in Bar Harbor, and now 7 years later I just completed my 5th Climate Ride finishing in Bar Harbor. Grit, gravel, and granny gears really helped on this ride! To learn more about the Climate Ride and my journey to my [...]
Most articles about riding a bike safely with a dog really focus on the dogs comfort. Of course I 100% agree with articles like 7 Safety Tips for Riding Your Bike with Your Dog, which remind you to check for heat exhaustion and dog comfort, however I want to focus on the human side of [...]
Every year or so, I like to do a big multi-day bike ride. Lots of miles and lots of elevation. And every year I think... I should have started training sooner. But let's be honest, long cycling workouts are tough to schedule (if you don't like riding alone like me), take the time out for [...]
This is the third in my car-free life series. I want to explore the topic of riding a bike with a dog. There's a lot of controversy here, so I'm going to rely heavily on my own experience, but if you're an avid bike-rider and absolute dog-lover like me then combining these two activities is [...]
Is it possible to live car-free and get a dog? For many, the idea of getting a dog in a city is a fantasy. For me, I had a full-time job, evening activities, am a car-less bike commuter, and I'm a renter with close-by neighbors. But when a global pandemic hit, I figured out how to live my dream of dog ownership and being car-free!
This piece has been a long-time coming. Ever since watching the first Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift last year. The strides that this event takes to start to equalize cycling are great and measurable! After last year's event, Zwift put out a report that outlines the increased viewership, engagement, and reach of Le Tour [...]
BarbieCore and Bikes centers around taking back femininity and choosing how you express that femininity in endurance sports.
MoneyUnder30 estimates that the average monthly cost of owning a car is $940 a month. I have been living car-free most of my adult life. Let's dive into the reality of how to live car-free in a city.
Climbing is all a head-game for me. Every start I overthink how hard it will be, and every end I look back at how silly I was being. 7 years ago, I was just getting into cycling as a sport. I had purchased my first road bike and started going to a Wednesday night group [...]
It's here! It's here! It's finally here! This has literally been years in the making. I have been a podcast fan and listener for over 12 years (keep in mind the first official podcast only started in 2004) and it's been my dream to make my own. This dream was solidified after being the co-host [...]