Luthien modeling one of our new fleece skirts

Big fun at the Big Wild Life Run expo!

We attended our first event expo this past weekend… in conjunction with the Big Wild Life Run bib pick up at the Denaina Center in Anchorage.  We met folks from all over the USA, from Florida and Georgia to Montana and Nevada.  Good fun for sure.  We also chatted a lot with our expo “neighbors”, […]

Read More » | August 19, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

our running group

Eight and a half

After the interesting bike yesterday, we thought we would take it easy today and do a nice 7 mile run on the trails. At 15F , sunny and warm, it was perfect for a morning run. I should have known better! We quickly ran into the Tour of Anchorage skiiers as they were on their […]

Read More » | March 4, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Size does matter

More down than up ..or size does matter?

I had the opportunity today to go riding out in the snow. At 28F with a steady fall of light fluffy snow, it looked like the perfect day for a snow bike. I dressed in layers to go out, making sure I started with my Cinder shorts, that kept my rear warm!  We met at […]

Read More » | March 3, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Multiuse trails

Today it was really warm, 18F degrees at noon! And I decided it was the perfect time to go for a midday run outside, instead of meeting my husband Andy and the running group at the inside Dome. Overcast and cloudy, with a slight wind at my back I started down C street.  As I […]

Read More » | January 31, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Soon….

I recieved an email from my pattern maker today. The men’s version pattern has gone to the manufacture to have a prototype made. Within three weeks  I should have the men’s prototype ready to try. Any volunteers out there? With up to 18 inches of snow expected over the next 24 hours, perhaps it will stay […]

Read More » | January 11, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Frosty Bottom or Not?

9 am – Kincaid Park- Anchorage Alaska – 5 degrees -With a simple “skiers go” I was off on  a marathon on classic skis from Kincaid chalet to Hilltop ski area. The first 6 miles were cold, bitter cold. A strong north wind  blew against me-as one by one and group by group I was […]

Read More » | January 7, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

It’s all about the seat

Had a great time yesterday riding my borrowed 9 zero 7 fat tire bike in -2 degrees  out at Kincaid Park in west Anchorage. It was  a great ride since I changed the seat to a  selle an- atomica. That seat made the ride  enjoyable as I  was still sore from my first upright ride […]

Read More » | January 3, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Ankle gaitors

Ankle gaiters

The “Gals and Dogs” running group enjoys each other’s company three times a week and I always wish I could join them… but alas, I have to work.  It worked out that I was off work this Friday I decided to tag along with them to enjoy the new seven inch snowfall in Anchorage. It […]

Read More » | January 1, 2012 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Happy New Year and Thanks!

Looking back at this time last year I was busy sewing the prototype of what would eventually become the Cinder short – trying to figure out a way to keep my butt warm while out running and skiing in the winter. What an interesting experience – a lot of folks have been helpful during this […]

Read More » | December 31, 2011 | Category: Our Stories, Uncategorized | Comments: none