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24 Hours of Enchanted Forest

The best mountain bike races have endless miles of interesting trail, nothing repeated, everything new and varied. Unfortunately, this ideal doesn’t exist in every race–it’s just not feasible nor would it be an efficient use of resources. The course is a loop. You repeat the loop. The question is how …

Beti Bike Bash 2013

Summer has started and we are racing!!  We’ve been up on more than a few podiums too.  A few race pics below.  And check back soon.  There’s much more to come. Tough Girls having a great time racing at the Beti Bike Bash at the beginning of June.   Kay …

Rumble at 18 Road

Marina Lepikhina’s impressions on her first race of the season of the season last month in Fruita.  When we asked where her podium picture was  she told us that she’d didn’t think to ask anyone to take one because she wasn’t used to being there.  Nice job Marina! We’re certain …

Mellow Johnny’s Classic

The first race of the season always carries a few extra emotions.  I used to race quite a bit in Texas so it was exciting to be returning.  There was relief the at getting to ride without worrying about keeping extremities warm, a little stress over having new yet un-trail …

First Race, First Sun Burn!

Having been riding and racing sporadically here and there, last year I finally fully committed to race and train more seriously.  It so happened Mellow Johnny’s was the first race of 2012, so fast forward one year and I am back to Austin for some warm weather fun. Mellow Johnny’s is …

Snow Birdin’ in Old Pueblo

by Kay Levesque It seemed like a clever name at the time…heading to Tucson in the wintertime, leaving snow for cactus, flying south. I guess now I realize Snow Birdin’ is kind of a dumb name for a 24-hour bike team…. being creative on the spot is not my strength. …