I discovered Rapha while living in New York City. One of my guy friends had a jersey and introduced me to the cycling brand. Then I started riding with their women’s group in 2014. Some of my most memorable rides were with the ladies I met through the women’s Rapha rides. We spent a lot of hours riding 9W just for a blueberry muffin at Bunbury’s.
When I moved to Dallas I wasn’t sure if I could find the same type of group to ride with. My friends in NYC weren’t hardcore racers, but they also weren’t casual riders. They were passionate about cycling and being challenged. Read More
I have long been a proponent of the back pack. I love both of my cycling back packs for many, many reason, but mainly because they can carry a lot of stuff and are so well designed that the weight is distributed evenly on my back through my chest and hips allowing the bulk of the pack to not give me back pain. I used to take my back pack grocery shopping and could fit a basket size amount of food into a bag and ride home 4 miles. I loved the feeling of accomplishment that I could go grocery shopping on my bike and get it all home myself. Read More