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Brown Rice with Arugula Pesto, Roasted Pumpkin and Tomatoes

by Patricia Dowd

This week’s farm share was jam packed with early fall goodness: pumpkin, arugula, fingerling potatoes, garlic and heirloom tomatoes.

I opened my refrigerator and found pre-cooked rice and garbanzo beans staring me in the face, so I threw this together for lunch.

Pesto:

  • Arugula (1 cup)
  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (a
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At the start in Gloucester. Photo credit: Marybeth Dowd

Racing Back into Cyclocross

by Patricia Dowd

I grew up in a small town on the coast of Massachusetts between Providence, RI and Cape Cod. As a kid I rode bikes with my family and friends and rode my first little red bike until it was too small for me, climbing onto bigger bikes as I grew.

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Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

by Maureen Bruno Roy

My First post for the Bob’s Red Mill Train with Grain blog is about recipes inspired by my race clothing.  Clean lines, simple design and euro-inspired white are reasons that golden vanilla cupcakes are a classic go-to every time.

This season I worked closely with Portland graphic designer Dan Schechter

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Race Report: Great Brewers Gran Prix Gloucester

by Maureen Bruno Roy

By now most of you know that if I have a nemesis race, it’s Gloucester. Each year it just doesn’t go quite right. I’ve tried to make peace, I’ve tried to cultivate my hatred but it all ends up the same. And this year was no exception. I was disappointed

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Recovery Tips

by Mark Swartzendruber

Ahhh, it’s September.  College Football, the NFL is starting for real and a nip of fall is in the air as the temperatures cool at night and the humidity drops.  It’s just about the time for the road weary cyclists to turn his thoughts to…wait for it…wait for it…CYCLOCROSS!

What?! 

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What is Train with Grain?

by Cassidy Stockton

Train with Grain is designed to help fuel the workouts and boost the training efforts of dedicated athletes everywhere. The idea: create a well-fueled community where athletes of every level can share and learn and grow together.

It kicked off last year with Cyclocross, and this year we’re eagerly expanding

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Train with Grain Bike Winner

by Cassidy Stockton

Bob hands over possession of the Focus Mares Bike to Train with Grain winner, Harvey Visser. Harvey was very pleased to win the bike and promised to be back for Cross Crusade this fall.

 

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Race Report: Euro Racing Campaign: Part 1

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Just 10 days after Nationals, we re-packed the bikes and bags and headed to Belgium for the biggest week of cross races in the World. I had made arrangements to compete in one World Cup and three UCI races and was excited to redeem myself after Nationals. It would be

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