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Pocahontas Race, April 7th, 2013 by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Oh hey, hi. Yes. All none of you that read this since I haven't updated in forever. But! I wrote up a race report for my team email group and it was suggested by a friend (h ... Read on »
Race Amnesia, Part II by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Second short-track race report here http://www.bodiesinmotivation.com/2010/09/race-amnesia-part-ii/ Also, Bodies In Motivation where I've been blogging will be closing i ... Read on »
Sorry, honey, I have to work late, Part II by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I’m happy to say that all the things I did wrong last week didn’t apply to this week at all: - Get a good night’s sleep. Check- Eat a reasonably healthy lunch. Check- Don ... Read on »
Sorry, honey, I have to work late. by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I did a couple of the short track races in Forest Hill park and damn, what an experience. My write-up of the first one is here:  http://www.bodiesinmotivation.com/2010/09/ra ... Read on »
Where the hell did I go? by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Sorry, if its not already blatantly obvious, this blog is on hiatus. However! I'm now blogging about all manner of fitness-type stuff (including cycling) over here at Bodies ... Read on »
Nine-Hour Race Report by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Short Version: It was fun but anticlimactic. Long Version: I should start by explaining that mountain bike mile is not the same as a road bike mile, so when I tell you ... Read on »
Two Sundays. by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I've been slack about updating, but here's the thing: we've been riding the same trails all summer long and there's only so much you can say about doing the same thing over an ... Read on »
Race Report: Camp Hilbert by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Amateur racers. We drag ourselves out of bed at 6 am on a Saturday and haul ourselves to a race we have no chance of winning. It's either a noble rage against cosmic ... Read on »
Race Report - Urban Assault 2009 by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking (photo courtesy of Ben Madden: www.title9photo.com) I wasn't going to do it. No way, no how. How could I race when it had done nothing but rain for weeks? And the ... Read on »
Sunday Ride is Teh Awsum by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I spent most of last week down and out in tooth-pain misery, so when Sunday turned out to be sunny! and! warm! I was dying to get out and ride. Never mind that my husband ha ... Read on »
I love Powhite in the springtime... by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I rode my bike! More than once! I actually have a backlog of photos, so I'll post today about a recent ride and yesterday's ride will go up later this week (I promise! I swear ... Read on »
Why I Suck at Updating by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking 1. Up until last week, it rained every weekend for a month and a half. 2. How many different ways can I bore you by describing an hour-long ride at Powhite park? 3. How ... Read on »
Dead Weight by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking YOU GUYS. I think it's going to be in the 50s and not raining on Sunday which means I'll get to brush off the cobwebs and ride my bike! I'm so excited. I think I really nee ... Read on »
Because I need another blog like a hole in the head. by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Hi, it's Amblus and apparently I'm bored and need another stupid blog. This one is going to be all my mountain biking and cycling-related crap because maybe it'll actually g ... Read on »
Deep Dark Cycling Secret by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Here's a secret: I don't actually like to suffer. Which is why I have a 40 degree rule when it comes to outdoor cycling. I am...what is the word? A wuss. A WUSS. I don ... Read on »
More weight, please. by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Hi! So I got a really interesting comment from Jennifer after my last post asking about weight training and gym boredom. I feel you Jennifer, because for the longest time I on ... Read on »
Who even counts November, anyway? by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Yeah, I missed a month. I haven't been posting here because, as I've said before, it's hard to write about riding the same trails over and over again. I have achieved a few sm ... Read on »
Did you think I'd forgotten? by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Stop being so grumpy about the lack of posts. I really just haven't been riding anywhere new or exciting. No races, no adventures, just the usual one or two rides a week on lo ... Read on »
OMG UPDATE. by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking My bike is getting plenty of use this summer, in case you've been worried. I've just completely run out of ways to write about riding the same trails week after week. My husb ... Read on »
Urban Assault, Paula style by Amblus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Hi kids! Last weekend was the Urban Assault race, the race I won last year. My friend Paula races Expert and she did the race this year even though I declined. She's adept at ... Read on »