Chorizo Lawn Gnome

A second sausage related post in one day! Our new Milwaukee office has some very distinct advantages: it’s a large, welcoming place for our members, it’s right on the Hank Aaron State Trail, it’s got ample bike parking AND it’s 1/4 mile from Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. Last week the Brewers ran […]

Guilt Free Brats

We’re in Wisconsin, of course, so there will be a few few undeniable occurrences this holiday weekend: 1) many people will spend this long weekend riding their bikes 2) many, many brats will be consumed. If you’re in and around Madison you should not miss the perfect start of the holiday weekend by biking to […]

No pain, no gain?

As a personal trainer for almost twenty years, I have gotten the chance to coach some amazing athletes. A question that often comes up is “How hard should I be pushing?” Most athletes have the mantra of “no pain, no gain” or “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. I, on the other hand, don’t […]

I am my father's daughter

I have spent the past thirty-eight years trying to figure out who I am and what role my parents had in forming my current being.  As many of you know, my father is the one that introduced me to the world of cycling.  Since yesterday was his sixty-fifth birthday…this post is for him. My father […]