Rapha Women’s 100 – New Orleans by Kimberly Clements

We’ve already posted many great photos from the ride on our Facebook page, but we thought a proper blog post was needed. Thanks to Kimberly Clements for offering her take on the ride! – YYR This was my second year participating in the Rapha Women’s 100K hosted by Rouler in New Orleans. It was nice…

Alan Kelly Criterium

With my road season officially over, I attended the Alan Kelly Criterium with my other favorite weapon of choice: my camera. I’ve never shot any bike racing with a 70-200m lens, so I was pretty excited to give it a go. (Many thanks to Bjarne for the loan!) While I mostly shot video (part of…

Photos From Here Comes the Girls Alleycat

Kudos to all the folks who came out and raced the Here Comes the Girls Alleycat this past Easter! It was great to see our die-hard New Orleans Alleycat participants in addition to a bunch of fresh faces coming together to race and raise money for a great cause. As always, a huge thanks to Drew Stephen…

ma vie en rouge

Here’s a story about hubris and the 2014 Rouge Roubaix. Given that I was planning to scratch from the race on account of knee pain just 24 hours before it began, I’d say my 21st place finish was fair. Given that I suffered a major mechanical at the foot of Big Bertha when my chain…

DSGP Race No. 5 – Championship // Natchez, MS // Results + Recap

To say the Delta States Grand Prix of Cyclocross closed with a bang would be an understatement of the highest order. With the fury of a thousand suns exploding in unison, racers put in their final bids for glory in the region’s finest cyclocross series. The final race delivered action in droves, with no holds…

Bikes Giving Alleycat This Friday!

Listen up, all my little mash taters out there – this Friday, November 22, it’s time to get rad and flex your generosity muscle like a pro philanthropist. Bikes Giving, hosted by our chums at Nola Women on Bikes and Nola Social Ride, is a local Cranksgiving event. This alleycat style race will send racers…

DSGP Race No. 2 // Baton Rouge // Results + Recap

Saturday’s race at Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge was a completely different animal from the season opener in New Orleans. The second race of the series took place under clear blue skies on a dry course beautifully designed by Blair Krogh. The circuit was a fast one, characterized by extended climbs, challenging turns of…

Book Book! Alleycat – October 2

Bike! Bike!, the international annual gathering organized by community bike projects, for community bike projects, is coming to New Orleans, October 3-6. As an opening ceremony to the 4 days of workshops, events, and activities that will comprise Bike! Bike!, our good friend Drew Stephan has organized the Book! Book! Alleycat. Popping off Wednesday, October 2,…