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Burnout, Bravery and Bikes

Burnout, Bravery and Bikes

I’ve been hearing more and more stories of women burning out – especially in the pandemic, where boundaries have become blurred between work, play, mental health and more. The pressures of society to be competitive as a racer, as stylish as instagram influencers or to be seen always riding your bike can weigh heavy on the demands placed on yourself. 


3 Things to Know for Your First Gravel Race

3 Things to Know for Your First Gravel Race

Pivot cyclocross athlete Courtenay McFadden shares the three things she learned from her first gravel race, the Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder.

For the Ladies (Like Me) Who Aren’t Mechanically Minded

For the Ladies (Like Me) Who Aren’t Mechanically Minded

There are two types of people in this world. Those who love the intricate mechanics of bikes and those who do not. 


Tale Of The Tease

Tale Of The Tease

The bike world first saw Pivot Factory Racing's mystery bikes at the Val di Fassa EWS opener.  The suspense didn't actually kill us, but the tease was worth the chance to put the all-new Firebird on the racecourse under PFR, the reigning EWS Team Champion.


I Lost, But I Still Won

I Lost, But I Still Won

I lost. Again. In fact not even close to a podium. Or a decent time.

Yet, I still felt good. While friends and spectators were telling me “better luck next time,” or “you looked fast at that split,”...