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By WAm on May 21, 2013
Dirt Work is highly recommended for readers who love the outdoors, and especially those who have hiked in a national park or forest, and benefited from the hard work of trail crews.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 17, 2013
In honor of Bike to Work Day, our Online Communications Manager shows off her vintage Miyata.
By Jennifer Olson on May 14, 2013
In part three of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling offers health tips and encouragement for the everyday cyclist.
By WAm on May 13, 2013
Ladies, we’re leading the cycling realm’s trends; it’s time we go into bike shops with confidence in our goals and an idea of what to consider when bike shopping.
By Jennifer Olson on May 12, 2013
In part two of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling lends her training secrets and tips for aspiring pro cyclists.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 10, 2013
Rebecca Rusch proved herself as “The Queen of Pain” yet again. Just two weeks ago, she set a new speed record on the Kokopelli Trail, biking 142 miles in 13 hours and 32 minutes.
By Jennifer Olson on May 10, 2013
In part one of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling tells us how she got into the sport and why she’s sticking with cycling.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 8, 2013
Did you know that May is National Bike Month? You do now! That means you have no excuse not to join in Bike to Work week from May 12-17.
By WAm on April 26, 2013
My friend and I went to Moab a couple weeks ago. I had never been but it is the Mecca of mountain biking so figured I should make the journey. Plus, it was a great way to really kick off training as the entire month of March was spent on my road bike. We spent three days riding and each day just got better and better.
By Jennifer Olson on March 26, 2013
“Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.” –H.G. Wells
By WAm on March 22, 2013
Mountain bike skills camps: mountain bike queens at the SRAM Gold Rusch Tour teach women to ride through obstacles—and fears
By WAm on March 22, 2013
Monica and Maria Elena Price are the daughters of Rick Price and Paola Malpezzi-Price. Their parents started Bike Across Italy, the only American company to offer Italy bicycle tours, in 1972.
By Jennifer Olson on March 14, 2013
Here’s a run down of the events that got me entered in the Leadville 100 and an intro to the journey I’m continuing to the famous 100-mile bike race! I’m ready to enjoy and share the process with you in this blog series for Women’s Adventure magazine.
By Jennifer Olson on March 4, 2013
Highlights of the Spring 2013 issue: Forage for Food. Train Like a Pro. Cast Your Line. Dive a Shipwreck. Retreat in Texas Hill Country. Try Canyoneering, SUP Racing, Fly Fishing, Road Biking, and Poi!
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By Jennifer Olson on February 12, 2013
Valentine’s Day rituals are packed with calories and counter conducive to heart health (red wine and dark chocolate in moderation excluded). This Valentine’s Day show your sweetheart something truly heart warming with these healthy date ideas.
By Our Readers on February 7, 2013
At age 42 I decided that I was ready to fulfill an item on my bucket list–a triathlon. I wish I could tell you that I crossed the finish line.
By WAm on January 8, 2013
She works for the Municipality of Anchorage, wrote a bicycle plan, created a map of safe roads for bicyclists, and is a League of American Cyclists bicycle safety instructor. But, she wasn’t a commuter cyclist. So, what changed for Lori?
By WAm on November 30, 2012
Marge Gunderson has spent her life adventuring on two wheels. At age 71, she has no plans to slow down.
By Jennifer Olson on November 28, 2012
Candace Shadley, founder of the Trek Dirt Series, is not your average mountain bike coach. She’s also a world traveler, kite surfer, and powder-phile. “It’s a really good time to be a woman in outdoor sports,” Candace says.
By Camrin on October 31, 2012
“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill
By Adventure Moms on October 22, 2012
Why not start a new family tradition this year? Instead of spending Thanksgiving shopping, cooking, and cleaning, take a few extra days and plan a Thanksgiving Adventure with the family!
By Camrin on October 17, 2012
Life is a beautiful ride.
By WAm on October 12, 2012
Linsey Corbin wants to transcend the boundaries of triathlon and represent the importance of a sound mind, body, and diet in achieving dreams. Let’s all watch at the crux of her efforts and track her during the Ironman World Championship 2012 in Kona, Hawaii.
By WAm on September 27, 2012
As we rolled into the finish, my new-to-cycling 13-year-old daughter said, “It’s already over?” and proclaimed her desire to tackle a longer route next year—somewhat for the challenge, mostly to up the fun.
By WAm on September 6, 2012
At age 49, I look forward to whatever adventure I will tackle when I am the same age as my grandmother on her first group bike ride.
By Jennifer Olson on September 5, 2012
Cycling is about fitness, me time, and that I’m-a-kid-again rush. Our fall Trek Cyclist of the Season, Traci Liebig, embraces all those reasons to ride and many more.
By WAm on July 18, 2012
A former road racer returns from a cycling hiatus with ambitious intentions.
By WAm on July 12, 2012
Nadine Wall hasn’t let thyroid cancer stop her from doing what she loves – riding her bike.
By Jennifer Olson on July 10, 2012
The new Stinger Waffle Lemon feels like the yummiest 160 calories of organic energy I’ve ever eaten out of a wrapper.
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By Jill on July 5, 2012
Think that wheelies are just for pro’s and young adventurous kids? Think again.
By Jennifer Olson on June 29, 2012
The little things are the sweetest. Like the moment when you reach the top of the hill before the guys do, sipping sparkling wine on the porch after a run, like crashing a guys weekend with a girl friend, like the smell of rain after a wildfire scare, like Friday afternoon.
By Adventure Moms on June 25, 2012
Whether its climbing, fishing, biking, skiing, bird-watching, or just having picnics in the backyard, make sure you’re providing meaningful learning experiences for the whole family in the great outdoors!
By WAm on June 18, 2012
Meet Robin Bylenga, owner of Pedal Chic in Greenville, SC.
By Jill on June 1, 2012
World Bicycle Relief’s program is targeted at all men, women, and children who would most benefit from access to transportation.
By Jennifer Olson on May 22, 2012
Kelli Emmett is a professional cross country racer for the Giant Factory Off-Road Team. Her years of racing have allowed her to criss-cross the country multiple times, giving her a unique perspective on awesome mountain bike trails in various regions. These are her favorites.
By Jill on May 10, 2012
British explorer Sarah Outen resumes her human-powered circumnavigation of the globe, cycling, rowing, and kayaking alone across the world.
By Our Readers on May 9, 2012
Last year I had a go at mountain biking for the first time; spending our summers living in the Pirin Mountains in Bulgaria means that I don’t really have an excuse not to.
By Jill on May 2, 2012
Outdoor Foundation, a company who aspires to be a driving force behind a massive increase in active outdoor recreation in America, has concluded that participation in outdoor recreation has reached the highest level in five years.
By Adventure Moms on April 16, 2012
Looking for some place wild and wonderful for the whole family to enjoy this spring?