Beauty + Balance + Intimacy

As a small business owner, I find myself (like other small business owners) sometimes doing more “business” than actual coaching. Year-end is always super-busy for me in this respect — finalizing all the details for Velo Girls (the club + the team), membership renewal, securing sponsors, publishing my Savvy Bike coaching calendar, and (this year) trying to launch two new websites. I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time riding my desk instead of riding my bike. Today I spent the day in my mobile […]

Getting there by bike

I’ve long been a bike commuter. it began with my desire to get more training time in way back in the winter/spring of 2000. I was training for my first California AIDS Ride and felt that my weekend long rides + weekday spin classes just weren’t doing it for me. at the time I was working in San Francisco and living in San Mateo. each way, the commute was about 22 miles. interestingly enough, I found that the total time […]

Put a little Bang in your Yin Yang

energy. it’s an amazing thing, right? we’ve got it, we don’t have it, we want more of it, we have too much of it. I have observed that the more energy I expend, the more energy I have. funny, isn’t it? when I’m active, riding my bicycle, I feel energized and alive and ready to conquer the world. I’m on a roll and there’s no stopping me. when I’m inactive, not riding my bicycle, I feel tired and sluggish and […]