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By Rachel Thody I am lucky I get to use that word pretty frequently. I even apply that term to my people outside of the cycling community. ‘Teammate’ is a very valuable name for one to be referred as. It is a special bond that surpasses the cozy and safe features of a friendship, or…
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Meet Cassie

​I got to talk to Cassie Cardoza (Dickerson) about how the women she races with inspire her, what its like to be a female bike mechanic in a male dominated industry, and why it is important to her that her husband also rides and races. Oh, and why Slim Jims are the best gas station…
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Meet Kimberley

​I got to talk with Kimberly Johnson – Seattle Pacific University Cycling/NWCCC Alumnus – about how she started the SPU Cycling Team and about her time racing on the Kowalski’s Collegiate All-Stars Team and as a domestic elite racer! Many collegiate riders dream of someday racing at a domestic elite level. Some collegiate riders are…
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Meet Sophie

Sophie Andrews of U of O and I talk about collegiate racing, moving up to the 1/2s, the female athlete triad, and eating disorders.  A few weeks ago I was on Instagram taking a look at those Insta stories, when I came across Sophie’s story. Over the course of a few posts, Sophie shared with…
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Meet Anna, Kate, and Rachel!

I got to chat with the ladies of Western Washington University. And what did we talk about? Well bikes of course! Mountain bikes, road bikes, women on bikes. We talked about it all. Take a listen! Honorable Mentions (links): NICA Oregon NICA Washington SEA TRI KAN Ride ​OBRA 21 and Under License ​Inga Thompson Foundation…
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Meet Becca

Our podcast is back, kicking it off with Whitman Cycling alumnus Becca Mellema! I met Becca for the first time this year as she made her way back to racing through the Pacific Northwest Women’s Series. In her interview we talked about how she got into racing bikes, the women that kept her going, collegiate…
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2018 Series Recap

Hey everyone! Sorry that this is SO LATE! But better late than never! Check out the link below for a recap on the 2018 Pacific Northwest Women’s Series! -Victoria Jansen

Meet Lillian–and our podcast!

One day I was late and got in big trouble for riding home after sunset. My dad said if I had LIGHTS on my bike that would be fine. It revolutionized my life! Race season is JUST AROUND THE CORNER! Our conference director sent out the annual roster, race directors are finalizing details for the…
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Meet Rachel

​Finding a way to continue racing bikes after college can be confusing, but it is possible! You find yourself asking questions like: “do I need to be super serious about the sport?”, “do I have to be ‘chosen’ or ‘good enough’?”, “how do I find a team to race for, or do I even need…
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Meet Margaux

One of my favorite memories from NWCCC racing was when the start of the women’s race was delayed due to a cattle drive occupying the road! Name: Margaux McBirney Hometown: Sandpoint School & Grad Year: Washington State University, December 2017 Years you raced in the NWCCC: 2 If you had to choose only one type…
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