Goldilocks Provo 2016 was a race/ride that I will never forget! What is Goldilocks…You ask? “Goldilocks is a women only, non competitive, fully supported, bike ride. Whether a seasoned athlete or a beginner, with 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 mile routes, there is a distance that is ‘just right’ for everyone.”
Goldilocks Provo boasts the best route in Utah! Start in friendly Provo at Utah Lake State Park and ride through the breathtaking orchards of Santaquin, on the shore of Utah Lake, through Goshen Canyon, and around Mona Lake. The route is rural and the views are diverse and gorgeous.
It was back in April when I knew I had to do this ride…It was then that Goldilocks Continue reading
A few weeks ago, my 9-year-old daughter, Sasha, and I completed our first tandem century together. It was a big goal. I’ve done a bunch of solo century rides, but bringing a wee one along for 6 or 7 hours of riding, not to mention pulling her and a 40-pound tandem bike over 100 miles… well… I wasn’t sure we were up for the challenge!
But we are firm believers in the power of the possible. So on a cold and rainy Saturday morning, Sasha and I woke before dawn, donned our matching Young Miss Collection Moxie jerseys and jackets, piled on lots of layers, and hit the road!
What follows is Sasha’s retelling of our epic adventure.
There are bad days on bicycles. Bad days like when the wind is in your face, the sun is just too hot, or you bonk real hard. And then there are really bad days on bicycles. Those are the days where you leave for your bike ride and have no idea that by the time you return, your world will look completely different than it did when you put on your jersey, pumped up your tires and rolled out of the driveway.
I had one of those days on August 16, 2015. My boyfriend, Wade Franck, and I were scheduled to compete in the Urban Assault Ride – a bicycle scavenger hunt – that day. He picked me up at my house, loaded my bike on his car, and we joined many friends and acquaintances at the starting line in Downtown Des Moines. Here we are at the start of the race:
Jess and Wade
We raced through the course, completing obstacles and having a great morning together. It was a really good day – right up until it wasn’t. About half way into the race, we were Continue reading
On May 22, three Moxie Cycling Ambassadors competed in the Esprit De She Duathlon/Triathlon in Lakeville, Minnesota. The three all brought different perspectives:
Melissa Hunter: The Endurance Racer
Jess Rundlett: The Social Cyclist
Chris Schmit: The Comeback Kid
These are their stories:
Melissa Hunter: The Endurance Racer
Last weekend I rode in two events that, for me, couldn’t have been much different from each other despite their similarities in paper. Both involved Continue reading
Phew! Summer has a way of disappearing in a flash these days. Moxie had an incredible spring and summer traveling to cycling, triathlons and running events throughout the country and visiting our valued authorized dealers. Our early travels brought us to Wisconsin, Arizona, IL, and Utah and we enjoyed saying hello to familiar faces and making new friends. At this point in the season, after what seems like months on the road, we pause and reflect on the growth of the business and want to express a sincere heartfelt thank you to all of our fans who believe as passionately about pursuing dynamic experiences as we do. Thank you. It’s been a pleasure to get to know you. Continue reading
This summer, Moxie has partnered with ToAD to support and encourage women in cycling. Moxie jerseys are being donated to use as primes for the Women’s Category 3 and Category 4 races. Our SE Wisconsin sales rep, Jillian, has also set up a tent at several events throughout the series to showcase our unique lines.
ToAD stands for Tour of America’s Dairyland and it’s the nation’s largest amateur and pro-cycling race series, lasting 11-days and drawing hundreds of participants and thousands of spectators. Cyclists from around the world come to South Eastern Wisconsin to compete for placement, points, primes and the grand prize: a spot on the podium! Each day of the series is hosted by a different city, with a different on-road course, or “criterion” race featuring men, women and children of all ages and skill levels (beginner to professional). ToAD is not just for cyclists, though…”it’s a massive neighborhood event”! Days begin at 11am and festivities (children’s races, beer barrel pulls, milk drinking contests, markets, games and more) go on till the main events: The Women’s and Men’s Pro Races. With speeds averaging 35-40mph and crowds well in excess of 10,000 the atmosphere is exciting!
We caught up with Jillian to share her experience at ToAD.
“It’s been so much fun for me. Showing up in the morning before the roads are closed off to traffic, setting up my tent with the other vendors and watching the crowds start to trickle in. Continue reading
Moxie Cycling is proud to announce the sponsorship of Kacie Darden and Dani Grabol as they prepare to take part in the 2013 Race Across America.
These two awesomely ambitious women will be racing 3,000-miles beginning June 15th in Oceanside, CA and finishing in Annapolis, MA. Kacie and Dani are in full-on training mode and have hopes to break the female 2-person team record! As they ramp up training and prepare for this athletic feat, we will be posting updates on our Facebook page and holding Twitterviews, live interviews via our Twitter feed, in the coming weeks.
We invite you to join our conversations by following @MoxieCycling on Twitter during these dates at 4PM CDT:
- Thursday, April 11 // Discussing their training regiment
- Thursday, April 25 // Discussing the race course, which goes through 12 states
- Thursday, May 9 // Discussing the importance of nutrition
- Thursday, May 23 // Discussing the mental strength factor in endurance events
- Thursday, June 6 // Discussing the final preparation for the race
Read about how Dani and Kacie got their start in cycling, who serves as their inspiration and more
Team Moxie Cycling goes to China // Brooke and Deb visit China to visit & see production firsthand
Post Holidays, Moxie Cycling was excited and felt it was appropriate to welcome in the new year with an exciting trip to China to visit our factory and review first product off of the line for the 2013 collection. What a wonderful and enriching trip it was! Here are some especially memorable aspects of the adventure.
What we love this week // The season of giving is upon us! & Moxie wants to share with you our special Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deal
Don’t miss out on this great deal! Visit our online store http://www.moxiecycling.com/ right from your home and gift away.