We’re happy to support Krista in her free-roaming bike-racing endeavors. She describes it the best: “My husband Todd and I are both Electrical Engineers. In the fall of 2006, after 7 years of working for Motorola as a Design Engineer, I quit my job, we sold our home, … we bought a 40’ motorhome, and began traveling the USA full-time.”
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What is Mountain Bike Enduro Racing?
What an amazing year. Again. The last two years were spent racing and training for cross-country (XC) races in Cyprus, South Africa, Italy, Czech, France, Germany, England, Belgium, Switzerland, and Austria. Given a domestic race schedule this year I was wondering if I would be a little bummed staying "home". Nope!Enduro is a perfect fit for me, I love the technical and social aspect. I love that we can wear protection and are not throwing ourselves off technical features on a 17lb hardtail wearing nothing but lycra and a tiny 205gram helmet. I love that I have increased my skill more this year than in any other race season. I love that Todd can race too, even with a way-too-busy work schedule. I love that I didn't so a single interval this year. I love that I have way more people to "train" with. And of course I love all the new gear required for Enduro racing! I did a radio show with Macky early in the year, it will be interesting to go back and listen to it after racing enduro all year and see if I have a different perspective. I never listened to it the first time since I…