SITE HAS MOVED

by Sonya on June 16, 2014

I’ve redesigned and move my site over to www.sonyalooney.com . For updates, please visit me there.

This site will remain active in order to keep all of my archives. Feel free to read past stories here, or go to my new site for everything moving forward. See you there!

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Construction!

by Sonya on May 29, 2014

I am working on updating my site to a new format that will be much better. It’ll be out in a couple weeks, stay tuned!

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YOUTUBE!

by Sonya on May 22, 2014

I know Youtube has been around forever! I was mostly using it to look up songs I liked. I’m going to start participating…I like making videos.  Some will be professional, some will be homemade with my iphone and some will be riding and talking about stuff I like.

Here is my first YouTube video that was made by CyclingSoul.  They are a media company in Boulder and I’m extremely impressed with their professional skills and connections.  Check ’em out!

Please subscribe to my channel for more!

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Join ON Dirt

May 13, 2014

I started a Strava Club. I thought it’d be fun to create our own community of enthusiasts, and it provides a discussion page too. I’ll be posting there for group rides when I travel to areas as well! I’d love you to discuss things in this forum too. Join me HERE And don’t forget to […]

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Are We Faster?

May 12, 2014

I have been spending time on Ted Talks lately. I found this talk pretty interesting. He compares record times in endurance sports from today vs 100 years ago and also sizes of people. Sure, our evolution is supporting sports, but technology also plays a role. Just THINK about the developments in mountain bikes the last […]

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On the Road Again

April 7, 2014

A couple weeks ago, I raced the True Grit 100, a rowdy 100 mile mountain bike race in St. George, UT. I had a great time, enjoyed some interesting challenges, and was happy to be riding singletrack again! It will likely be one of the last races I do on a hardtail since I just […]

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Looking for a Challenging MTB Event in CO?

April 3, 2014

Hey there! Colorado has so many great races to offer. We really are lucky to have the access and one of the best places to mountain bike on the planet! If you want to take your game up a notch, check out these Colorado Sufferfests. They range from 40-125 miles! Bring your A GAME! Click–> […]

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Hey DFW!

March 8, 2014

My On Dirt clinic series is coming to you! I’m partnered with DORBA, Richardson BikeMart, DeFeet, and Ergon for this clinic. Hope to see you in a couple weeks! DORBA, Richardson BikeMart, Ergon, and DeFeet Tweet

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Fatbacking

February 12, 2014

My new obsession!  I have been wanting to get into fatbiking, especially living in Colorado for 9 winters and more recently in BC this winter.  Where there are stunning mountains and great summer mountain biking, there is also snow in the winter.  I got my hands on a Fatback on Friday. I haven’t been able […]

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TransAndes Challenge Stage Race

January 31, 2014

I am back and have the first race of 2014 in the books! I’ve been trying to get down to this race the last 3 years, and thanks to Michael David Winery and DeFeet, I was able to make the trip. The Andes were beautiful. My main surprise was the rain forest flora. It reminded […]

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