Real Women of BAMFness: Rebecca Rusch

Rebecca Rusch - "Rusch Hour"

Red Bull "Rusch Hour" endurance mountain bike event with Rebecca Rusch. Moab, Utah to Fruita, Colorado on April 27, 2013.

Rebecca Rusch is one of those people who simply defines what it really means to be a BAMF. The obvious reasons include her remarkable athletic accolades. But as I've come to know more about her and to, thankfully, get to know her personally in a small way, those achievements pale in comparison to the depth … Continue reading Real Women of BAMFness: Rebecca Rusch

134 Applications Received. But *THREE* Bikes to Give Away. Update on 2016 4-C’s of Dimond.

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So, Dec. 1 has passed. Applications are now closed, though if any trickled in, I'll still accept those ones. But that's old news. So I owe an update. I received 134 applications. Some of these may be redundant (people sending in additional info). Some may be obvious non-starters, "Hi, I reli nede an biek cuz … Continue reading 134 Applications Received. But *THREE* Bikes to Give Away. Update on 2016 4-C’s of Dimond.

Coffee Talk

just like training, it's all about the process.I think (hope) lots of folks know that I have developed a fondness (aka obsession) with making good espresso. As you might expect, it's the technical nature that really has driven me to become so passionate. I bought the domain engineeringespresso.com, and while I am not yet ready … Continue reading Coffee Talk

Back Into The Dimond Mine: 2016 4 C’s Bike Giveaway

Your new bike (without a rider on it...). © Lesley Loughlin 20154 C's of Dimond Giveaway: C-Charity, C-Commitment, C-Confidence, & C-ChampionsOkay, so you may remember that for (roughly) the past three years, I've given away my race bike at the end of the season. For a lot of reasons (mostly that having three kids is really … Continue reading Back Into The Dimond Mine: 2016 4 C’s Bike Giveaway

Kona Diary 2016 Part 7. Race Week. Kaizen.

Is there something special about 51? I'll find out!Part 7: Kona 2016 Diary presented by MatchsportsRace Week. Kaizen.The Japanese concept of kaizen - "improvement" - is integral to endurance sport. Kaizen, for a variety of reasons, has come to be interpreted as a reference to continuous improvement, though this is not necessarily contained within the original … Continue reading Kona Diary 2016 Part 7. Race Week. Kaizen.