• Cycling

    The Track.

    Yesterday morning I woke up to reading an article widely spread on my Facebook feed regarding the probable loss of one of the best cycling education resources we have in Minnesota, the National Sport Center Velodrome. It struck a cord when I shared this news with my…

  • Cycling,  Travel

    In one week’s time…

    Every day seems like any other, but so much is learned. Things I’ve notice: Although my name is Terra, it’s pronounced differently since the rr’s are rolled. It’s fun having a new name in a new country. Te’-rra In our small town of Alaro you…

  • Cycling,  Travel

    Mallorca…where I fell in love with climbing

    Well hot damn climbing becomes fun when you have an awesome place to do it in! Seriously, I’ve never enjoyed 5-7% grade so much in my life. Spin to win! Our fleet and what I’m riding is a Trek Domane 5.9 with Di2, a compact…

  • Cycling,  Travel

    Mallorcian!

    Very early this morning Christmas came once again and we received the schedules for half of the season. I haven’t been this excited since I received my custom made track frame! There was no sleeping from 1AM-4AM. I will be based and guiding ride camps…

  • Cycling,  Travel

    Living the dream

    I’ve been dreaming about this post for five months and now that I can unleash its news it’s hard to even narrow down the title let alone the rest of it. Over these months I’ve made a lot of changes in life. At times hard…

  • Cycling

    Mandatory Mountain Time

    Life is about balance, ying yang, work/life, our chi, in relationships, time dedicated to being on the bike, time off the bike, and maybe on which bike. Recently I took an entire week off my bike. There are several reasons why. I’ll leave those up…

  • Cycling

    Tour of Elk Grove

    New Rule: Write race report within 48 hours of ending race. That whole full time job and training keeps eating into my time to write and before I know it, it’s a week from the time I crossed that finishing line. Last weekend was Tour…

  • Cycling

    The Next Chapter

    With the conclusion of NVGP 2013, this means break time! I’ve now had a few days of no riding! Ok confession, I did an AM spin with a friend Monday morning, but just to enjoy the conversation. It’s been absolutely wonderful catching my breath! I…

  • Cycling

    NVGP Day 2

    I had that good feeling heading into 93 miles. I wasn’t really nervous even though this was the longest road race I’d had ever raced. We started out SO conservatively which was very surprising since there was a KOM at mile 5 and mile 10,…