Here at mtbchick, we talk about mountain bike racing all the time. Why is that? We love to race, we love to watch racing, and we love to support lady racers around us. For many of us, however, the thought of racing is terrifying. I mean, you could lose, you could be last, you could humiliate […]
This weekend in Andorra, the World’s best mountain bikers will converge at Vallnord to contest the Rainbow Stripes. Watch the action LIVE from Andorra on Red Bull TV or tune in later to watch the recorded coverage. Dates and Times: 5 Sep 2015 Cross Country World Championship Women- 2:50a Pacific Men- 5:20a Pacific 6 Sep […]
All of your ride friends are signed up for the race… but you’re not so sure. “What if I’m too slow?” “What if I’m DFL (dead f*&^%ing last)?” “What if I can’t?” “What if I’m are holding everyone up? What if it’s too hard?” Or perhaps you’ve tried racing. Riders passed you as if you were going backwards and you […]
Fig season is a celebration of sweet heaven for your mouth rendering your senses overstimulated with rich flavors and history. The fig is versatile as snack, a valuable source of energy and nutrients for athletes, and an integral element to the most discerning culinary Pro’s summer fare.
Tomorrow, the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup kicks off in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic. Red Bull TV broadcasts the live women’s event at 9am GMT, or 3am MST, Sunday, 24 May 2015. If you’ve never watched the cross country World Cup, we recommend taking some time to catch the action. These ladies take no prisoners, […]
The mtbchick Lounge returns to the US Cup/Kenda Cup races in Bonelli Park in San Dimas, CA. Join us for Pro level support, get to know other women racers and enjoy your own space.
Perhaps racing is not something you have never considered. Why would you? Consider this, the mtbchick Lounge is here for you- clinics, support, friends, community, fun and transformation. To us, the mountain bike is freedom, and we want to share that with the community of women at large. We invite you to join us, and […]
It’s winter in Colorado today. Tomorrow it could be 50 degrees, but today a layer of thick cotton-like snow covers the blemishes of winter foliage. Summer always returns, as it will in a few months, with smells of backyard barbecues, pine trees and dirt. Right now, the cool air on my skin and in my […]
They Might Be Giants “Destiny guides our fortunes more favorably than we could have expected. Look there, Sancho Panza, my friend, and see those thirty or so wild giants, with whom I intend to do battle and kill each and all of them, so with their stolen booty we can begin to enrich ourselves. This […]
I am not the biggest fan of baggy mountain bike shorts– preferring lycra any day of the week. It’s light, smooth and doesn’t get caught on your saddle. It’s one layer, breathable and fast. Yet I wear baggy mountain bike shorts from time to time, especially on longer trail rides. I’ve had mixed experiences with […]