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Home Sweet Hillbilly

4 Comments 05 August 2011

Sal laughed and said, “Heidi, stop drinking out of those mason jars – we have real glasses… We aren’t hillbillies.” “Speak for yourself.” I replied. We went up to see my parents and brought a tent so we could camp in front of the cabin, which is fairly small for four adult-sized human beings. We [...]

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It’s Such a Perfect Day

6 Comments 04 August 2011

I’m glad I shared it with you. We rode heavy bikes with racks and mostly permanent fenders. We wore old jerseys and carried too many cameras. We found our friend, Mike Davis, and followed his wheel. Then he followed ours. We climbed and descended (Davis goes downhill at breathtaking rates). I met Art, who reads [...]

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Beauty and Power: Pro Women at Emakumeen Bira

8 Comments 09 June 2011

Dispatches from Bilbao, Spain where I am on a secret mission assignment for Peloton Magazine. Legs The women of the pro-tour are a force to behold. A peloton stacked with power and grace, realized in the form of hundreds of tiny, muscle-laden bodies. Together they move elegantly, camouflaging the leg-ripping at hand so that it [...]

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Tour de Victoria: A Very Long Bike Ride with Friendly Strangers

5 Comments 01 June 2011

Second Chances for the Land of Queenie Here is what I used to know about Victoria: Tea Queen Parliament Big gardens I could care less about Buskers (god, I even hate that word) Boats and water ferries Bad trip with college boyfriend and his mom involving tea, previously mentioned dumb gardens and a Christmas Shoppe [...]

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Photos: Yashica T4 Heartburst

18 Comments 22 May 2011

Film! Every once in a while, the digital photography world starts making me totally nuts. When it does, I take refuge in the simplicity of film. It reads differently. It changes the feeling as well as the process. It slows things down. A photographer friend reminded me over lunch the other day that sometimes, when [...]

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The Missing Roll: Rapha West Coast Gentleman’s Race 2010

Comments Off 21 May 2011

In honor of those about to suffer through the Rapha Gentleman’s Ride, I unearthed the disposable camera that we were provided during the Great Double-Bike Adventure of 2010 at the West Coast version last summer. [Cringe.] I took most of these either while stopped for flats or from the back of my tandem while simultaneously [...]

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