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Lea Davison’s Winter Training Playlist

Lettuce, turnip, the beet! Lea Davison is a co-founder of  Little Bellas and a two-time Olympian.  Boom!  Not to mention, she earned a Silver Medal at the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic, and the list goes on.  Yup, that’s her.  But you know that!  If you don’t
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Sprinting into Our Tenth Year: A Note from Sabra

We are absolutely sprinting into our tenth year at Little Bellas.  With this milestone, we have to reflect for a moment on the past ten years. . . We have perfected the art of riding next to a girl.  This ensures the most fun possible is achieved on a bike.  Seemingly a simple task, there
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Cyclocross Nationals : A Little Bellas Perspective

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been riding bikes.  My brother has built bike jumps and features all over our back yard.  My mom says that he ruins her flowerbeds, but that’s where I and our neighborhood friends started getting our bike skills.  My family goes mountain biking most weekends in the spring,
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Chloe Woodruff

Q&A Session with Chloe Woodruff

Chloe Woodruff (born July 21, 1987) is an American cross-country cyclist. She placed 14th in the women’s cross-country race at the 2016 Summer Olympics.  Woodruff participated in the 2017 Women’s Ride Calendar for Little Bellas, and we caught up with her to chat about some very important questions we had weighing on our mind. What
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Q&A Session with Catharine Pendrel

Catharine Pendrel (born September 30, 1980) is a Canadian cross-country mountain biker from Fredericton, New Brunswick. A member of the Canadian National team since 2004, Pendrel was the world champion in cross-country mountain biking in 2011 and 2014 and the 2007 Pan American Games champion. She is also the current reigning Commonwealth Games champion when
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Primal Jersey Design Contest

Hey Little Bellas! It’s that time of the year again … Primal Jersey Design Contest time! You submit your designs, your mentors vote to select a favorite jersey, and then we all ride in your art next year! You can use a computer or make your masterpiece by hand. Draw, paint, sketch, etch, or otherwise
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Angela’s Little Bellas Story

At the age of 40 I found my way onto a mountain bike. I had loved riding on the road in my younger years but a collision with a car was enough to spook me off two wheels. I never realized how much I missed the joy of pedaling and moving until I got on
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Lea’s Olympic Sendoff!

The Olympic games are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! For the second time, Little Bellas co-founder Lea Davison is one of two American women selected to compete for gold in women’s cross country mountain biking. To celebrate and cheer her on, we will send Lea off from the Burlington International Airport in Vermont
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New Little Bellas Hire

Els Van Woert, Program Support Coordinator Little Bellas, a mountain bike organization whose goal is to help young women realize their potential through cycling, is pleased to announce the addition of a new staff member. Elisabeth Van Woert, who goes by “Els” (rhymes with bells), joins the team this July in the role of Program
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Pros Mentor Pros

“Behind every successful woman is a tribe of women who have her back”  I stumbled upon this quote recently (full disclosure I was deeply lost on the Instagram explore page) and was struck by how accurately it reflects my own experience. At every stage of my life, and particularly in each stage of my cycling
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