• Travel

    The Chilean Life…

    It has been just over two weeks in Chile and already so much has happened and there is so much more to look forward to in the coming months. Last night, Christmas night, was the first time I felt “home”. Looking around, I saw all the…

  • Travel

    Pichilemu!

    Today I made it to Pichilemu, Chile, a surf town on the Pacific. The experience of hospitality and friendship surpassed expectations after the first hour. Esti, the adorable little lady I’m renting a cabin from, greeted me at the bus station with a sign and…

  • Travel

    A week on the Appalachian Trail

    There is nothing that can put into context my experience over the last week of being on the AT. Hopefully with a few photos at least you can see a few things I did, however keep in mind photos NEVER do it justice of the…

  • 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…