Ride Fuel – Summer Quinoa Salad with a Lime Basil Dressing

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici This quinoa salad is perfect to pack for lunch and it makes for a great side at dinner as well. I partnered with NOW foods to create this summer quinoa salad using their organic kitchen staples, which I always have on hand! The key to easy healthy cooking is to […]

Ride Fuel – Four Ingredient Blueberry Smoothie

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici I am always looking for different combinations when it comes to smoothies. My main goal is to keep it simple and to use ingredients that I always have on hand. Blueberries are a summer staple and when I have extras or they start to turn, I can always throw them into […]

Ride Fuel – Veggie Filled Egg Muffins

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici One of my underlying goals is to coach my clients towards lifestyles that are easy and sustainable for them! I know first hand that if things are not easy, people won’t do them. Shortcuts and seamless meal prep are crucial.  And that is how I came to create this recipe […]

Builder Profile: Low Bicycles

Remember back to the mid-90s through the early 2000s when bold styling, stiffness to weight ratio, and economy made aluminum the go-to material for performance road and mountain frames? Klein and Cannondale took design to the next level with herculean tube diameters that gave their frames an unmistakable identity in a world of otherwise small […]

ENVE Builder Guide

The soul of the bike industry lies within the handmade builder community, and ever since the beginning of ENVE 12 years ago, those builders have been a core part of who we are. Purveyors of where the future of the sport is headed, it’s the builders that continuously help shape what and how we ride. […]

Ride Fuel – Mint Chocolate Recovery Smoothie

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici As the weather warms up and I am spending more time outdoors, my time spent in the kitchen is becoming limited. So I am always looking for ways to make quick, nutrient-dense meals/snacks – especially as the miles on my bike or run start to add up. I partnered with […]

The Shadow Of The East – Outskirts

The Shadow Of The East is the third installment in the Outskirts series which sees Morton brothers Gus and Lachlan getting back together for a journey from Albania to Istanbul. Their journey takes them on uncharted territory, riding roads through a part of the Alps that few cyclists have ever explored. Five years after their […]

Riding Fuel – Miso Trail Bites

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici These Trail Bites were designed to take on the go and they pack well. I partnered with NOW Foods and Jessie Zapo – an avid ultra trail runner to create these bites. We wanted to create something savory with some salt. I also wanted to make sure we had a […]

Riding Fuel – Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Macaroons will always remind me of Passover, a time honored Jewish holiday that we celebrate every spring. During the 8 days of Passover we don’t eat any gluten, which includes bread, pasta and any products that have wheat. With limited options, we pretty much cook all our own food that week. […]

Riding Fuel – Matcha Tahini Energy Bars

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Matcha bites are the perfect burst of energy that won’t have you crashing after a few hours. Matcha is a slow releasing caffeine that will continue to energize you. Paired with dates and nuts, it’s the perfect combination. I also used tahini (sesame paste). Tahini is great! It’s one of […]