Great Article on Casquette About Saddle Sores!

The best part about writing about niche stuff like lady parts and cycling has been the awesome women that I’ve met as a result, like UK-based writer and messenger Emily Chapell, who wrote a great piece for Casquette cycling mag about saddle sores and interviewed yours truly. We talk about it all: including differently sized…

Why You Should Never Ignore a Saddle Sore!

In this week’s episode of The Consummate Athlete Podcast, the podcast kinesiologist/coach/my husband Peter and I co-host, we chatted with Bernard Condevaux, a badass physical therapist and cyclist. He had some amazing advice for avoiding acute and chronic injury, and it’s worth listening to if you’re getting serious/are serious about cycling. But beyond that, he…

PSA: Give Your Nether Regions a Break on Your Off-Day!

Hey everyone! After a couple really long endurance weeks of building base (and a month at a junior camp), I’ve realized something: we all understand the importance of rest days, but we also all really, really love riding our bikes. The problem here, though, is that we love riding our bikes so much that we…

Razor Burned Legs, Cyclists, and a Few Solutions

Lady parts aren’t the only sensitive skin we deal with on the bike. Anyone else have some leg/shaving issues? (Hand up!) Now, before I start this post, I’ll say that this is mostly a female-oriented issue, but I do know a few male cyclists who shave their legs and wear compression tights a lot, so…

Surviving Base Training (with Happy Nether Regions)

Training camps—whether you’re on a cycling tour, doing a big base week, or are on an actual training camp—can be rough on your nether regions. Save yourself some pain by taking good care of your undercarriage before you have issues. WASH your chamois carefully. Double rinsing has never been so important BREATHE (or, rather, let…