hw-fiFrom inTent1.com: Last night I entered my first cyclocross race, The Midnight Ride of Cyclocross. With roughly 8 hours of any type of off-road experience, this may have been crazy. But it was dark and I was on a start line, so when they said “go,” I did.

I was the slowest woman there. Even crossing terrain that real CX racers consider ideal for opening up and sprinting, I was frightened. Ugh, what was I doing…? (the best I could with what I had). Read more