Featured Photo by Chris Brown It wasn’t until the night before this race that I decided to come out to the UC Santa Cruz Slugapalooza Criterium in Salinas. I’m glad … Continue reading Racing with Laurens TEN DAM
I am a recent graduate of the Monterey Institute of International Studies (A Graduate School of Middlebury College) in Monterey, California (USA), but home for me is in many places across the globe. Originally from Germany, I have spent the last eleven years in the US and have continued in my parents’ footsteps of having a passion for traveling and exploring new places. Besides indulging in multicultural exchanges, I am an avid cyclist & runner, love to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen, and take pleasure in capturing everyday moments with the click of my camera.
First race of the season was CCCX #2, on Keith DeFiebre’s Seaside Bay View Course. It’s great to have people like Keith as a local race promoter and integral part … Continue reading Getting Pied
I have never felt so alive. Back in December, I was often plagued by impatience and doubt about Chris and my training strategy. I wanted to believe that it would … Continue reading Getting off to a good start
Fantastic event! Loved every bit of it from flying over to Utah with my teammate Siobhan to meeting our awesome team director and fellow composite team racer, Mindy McCutcheon, to … Continue reading Tour of Utah WE
It’s about time to write down my thoughts about The Tour of America’s Dairyland. Here is a glance into two of my favorite courses of the entire event.
What comes to mind when you hear America’s Dairyland? …Well, Wisconsin of course! Wisconsin is known as the Badger State and it is also the dairy capital of the U.S. … Continue reading Racing at the 2015 Tour of America’s Dairyland
An army of one is mightier than an army of many!
CATEGORY Women’s Pro/1/2 DATE Sunday, April 26th, 2015 COURSE DESCRIPTION 0.7 mile counter-clockwise course starting in front of the City Hall. Lots of spectators, lots of primes, great prizes! RACE … Continue reading Budweiser Sequoia Cycling Classic Criterium
Sometimes it all comes down to the final sprint.
Though there aren’t any cobblestones on this course, due to the poor conditions of these roads, the Copperopolis Road Race is often referred to as the Paris Roubaix of California. Here my race report from this year’s Women’s Pro 1/2 race.
This year truly has been exciting for me and probably will continue like this as long as I find something to be excited about and to be inspired by those … Continue reading What a Year, and It’s far from Over
I knew this trip was going to come to an end sooner than later, but somehow it still shocks me when I realize that I’ve spent three months in a … Continue reading Reflections #10: Hanse Sail und Aufwiedersehen