Bike · Mountain Biking

Finally Becoming Comfortable

It's no secret that I'm really into trying new things.  When someone asks what my hobbies are, I'll say "hiking and reading...and biking and kayaking and backpacking and cross country skiing and rock climbing and..." until the person starts to look concerned for me.  Yes, I have too many hobbies, but that's not a bad… Continue reading Finally Becoming Comfortable

52 Hike Challenge · Bike · Bucket List · HIking · Mountain Biking

A Look Back at 2017

It's the middle of December, and I can't believe it's already time to take a look back at my year!  2017 might have been a pretty crappy year for a lot of people.  But when I scrolled through my blog posts over the past year, I realized that 2017 was a pretty big year for… Continue reading A Look Back at 2017

Bike · camping · Mountain Biking · Weekend

My First Bikepacking Trip: Serenity Falls Cabin

I've been working on both my mountain biking and backpacking skills all summer long, and last week I finally got the chance to combine them!  One of my more hardcore outdoorsy friends works on weekends, so months ago we planned to take a backpacking trip during the week so that she could make it.  I… Continue reading My First Bikepacking Trip: Serenity Falls Cabin

Bike · Mountain Biking · Weekend

A Birthday Party on Bikes

My 30th birthday is on Friday, and I decided that I needed to celebrate it in a huge way!  My actual birthday is going to be an incredible adventure (which I'll reveal later in this post!) but it will be out of town and my friends really wanted to celebrate with me before I left.… Continue reading A Birthday Party on Bikes

Bike · Mountain Biking · Race Recap

My First Mountain Bike Race: Mountain Bike for Women 2017

Back in May I competed in my very first bike race, the Alaska Bike for Women.  I had such a fun time riding the roads with the amazing women in the Anchorage bike community, and I was sad that there aren't more races like that here in Anchorage.  As I was scrolling through Facebook at… Continue reading My First Mountain Bike Race: Mountain Bike for Women 2017

Bike · Mountain Biking

My First Singletrack

I'm still pretty new to this biking thing honestly - I've only had my road bike for about a year now - but I knew I needed to get a good bike to take on some of the non-paved trails here in Alaska.  The problem is, I've always been terrified of going into a bike… Continue reading My First Singletrack