Vanderkitten VIP

I got some news this weekend that made me very excited. I was accepted as an ambassador Vanderkitten’s 2015 team!

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Vanderkitten is a clothing company that makes active-wear (mostly cycling apparel) for women who are tired of the typical pink selection. They are a big proponent in support of women’s equality in sports. “Empowering everyday women to do extraordinary things!”. I found their brand a few years ago and was smitten from the beginning by their gear and I’m excited to represent them in all my races this year.


Plus, I love cats.. so there’s that too 😀 I can’t wait to see the team kits for this year!

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She really hates me

The rest of this weekend was pretty low-key. The temps were pretty cold, rainy, and foggy, but knowing that this is the best I’m probably going to get for a long time, I tried to take advantage with a quick ride outside.

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And no, I was not smart enough to go during the high of the day.

I only rode for 45 minutes, but I still had to break out the hot hands and lobster gloves.

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I’ve been riding my new Salsa Vaya and it is quite the adjustment not to be able to drop down into aero position whenever I want.

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It was pretty gloomy for the ride, but still really Midwest-pretty.

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My house is right near that water tower in the distance.


The rest of the day consisted of a lot of laziness:


And these beauties (Thank you, Whole Foods):

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We are off to Disney for our Christmas on Thursday (I CAN’T WAIT!!!), but I have a #TBT Travel post planned for while we are away, so be sure to subscribe or check back on Thursday for it!

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