• SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Cycling and Life “Go on… get your hopes up”

    Submitted by 303cycling on April 15th, 2018

    By Becky Furuta     “Go on…get your hopes up. Have some faith, and stop holding yourself back. Look up, and get ready to rise above.”   Saxophone player at Union Station, Washington, District of Columbia     I stepped off the metro and on to a street I had walked every day for two years moreRead More

    • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Cycling and Life – “Go Slow Before You Go Fast”

      Submitted by 303cycling on March 18th, 2018

      By Becky Furuta “Go slow before you go fast.” Matt Vogel, former staff member at Team Novo Nordisk, Santa Barbara, CA   Training camp can be hectic. For Team Novo Nordisk, it was often the rare occasion when all the athletes from each discipline – the women’s team and the men’s, the runners and theRead More

      • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Entitlement

        Submitted by 303cycling on February 18th, 2018

        By Becky Furuta A great burden is lifted in sport and in life when you come to the realization that no one owes you anything at all. Athletes, by definition, have a competitive spirit. It’s why we do what we do. It’s the reason I am on the bike trainer at 4am, in the silentRead More

        • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Today is my Favorite Day

          Submitted by 303cycling on January 21st, 2018

          A ride down memory lane. A beginning-of-the-week thought, brought to you by Becky Furuta “Today is my favorite day.” 6 year old girl, shaking my hand at Tulsa Tough, Tulsa, Oklahoma Every moment, we have a thousand thoughts floating through our heads, and many of them are negative or limiting. You don’t have to believeRead More

          • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – From 30,000-feet

            Submitted by 303cycling on January 14th, 2018

            A ride down memory lane. By Becky Furuta “You should judge your success by what you had to give up to achieve it.” Guy in seat 24C, flight from Alicante, Spain to Madrid. I was eating a rhubarb croissant, and thinking about how tired my body felt. I had a separated right shoulder, road rashRead More

            • Women’s Wednesday: Ending the Season

              Submitted by 303cycling on January 3rd, 2018

              By Becky Furuta The cab driver was visibly annoyed. The roads were so thick with cars and scooters, people and bicycles, that one could hardly see the charcoal tarmac of the city street below. He clearly conveyed that making a U-turn to access the other side of the avenue would be a near impossibility, andRead More

              • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – #1 Wisconsin

                Submitted by 303cycling on December 17th, 2017

                A ride down memory lane. By Becky Furuta My life could be as easily measured in the passing of minutes as in the strokes of pedals. Much of my 39 years on the planet has been spent riding, from the moment my dad bought me my first black and white BMX bicycle to the afternoonRead More

                • Rider Selections for Amy D. Foundation Cyclocross Program!

                  Submitted by 303cycling on August 23rd, 2017

                  The Amy D Foundation has chosen two riders to support for the coming 2016/18 cyclocross season. Christa Ghent, 27 of Lyons, CO, and Katherine (KK) Santos, 20 of Louisville, KY, will both be racing under the Amy D colors as the organization strives to increase its support for women in cyclocross. Read more