V is for Vaya

Two summers ago, I purchased a Salsa Vaya so that I could expand my bicycling to include gravel riding and some touring. From what I understand, “Vaya” means “to go” in Spanish – so I decided to name my Vaya something that reflected the...

R is for Riotgrrravel Reflections

Two weeks ago, on June 20th, I rode Riotgrrravel, a gravel race/ride for women and am happy to say that I completed the 30 mile ride. Riotgrrravel is very well organized ride meant to introduce women to gravel racing. The ride is organized and put on by an...

B is for Biking!

I’m a fairly avid bicyclist – at this point in my life I own three bikes and ride throughout the year, even in our snowy Minnesota winters. I haven’t always been a biker, though. I rode bike as a kid and even biked from Minnesota to Michigan with my...