Jen See

  • joined May 09, 2008
  • last login Jul 04, 2014
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Jen See, freelance writer.

Likes: Espresso ristretto, Blue bikes, Clean swells, A long ride on a hot summer day.

Dislikes: Spelling, Heatwaves, Deadlines.

Come Twitter with me! @_Gavia_

Words and Pictures:

I'm the former co-editor of this fine establishment. My writing appears at Adventure Journal, Bicycling, Cyclingnews, Cycling Illustrated, Mountain Flyer Magazine, The Toast, and VeloNews.

I also have a PhD, but that's not really relevant.

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Giro d'Italia Stage 16 Preview: Uphill finish with Pavé


The Giro d'Italia continues Tuesday with stage 16, which includes a cobbled uphill finish. After that, there's more mountains to come.

Giro d'Italia: Rest Day Open Thread!


Open thread chat, Giro d'Italia rest day.

Giro d'Italia: A Weekend in the Mountains


The Giro d'Italia heads to the mountains for two summit finishes this weekend.

Giro d'Italia Stage 13 Preview: Cavendish is Smiling


The Giro d'Italia continues on Friday with a mostly flat stage running from Savona to Cervere.

Replay: Giro d'Italia Stage 11 Sprint and Final Corner Crash


Who didn't think there would be a crash in that final corner? Nobody, right? That thing was crazy tight. And the Giro d'Italia sprint field seems not to be especially adept with tight corners at...

Giro d'Italia Stage 11 Preview: Flat with a surprise ending


Tomorrow's Giro d'Italia stage 11 runs from Assisi to Montecatini Terme. A climb close to the finish could foil the sprinters.

Video: Giro d'Italia Stage 9 Sprint and Crash


A crash interrupted the sprint during stage 9 of the Giro d'Italia. Fliippo Pozzato later apologized for poor bike handling.

Giro d'Italia Stage 9 Preview: Sprinters Party!


The Giro d'Italia heads into the flat lands tomorrow with a stage running from San Giorgio del Sannio to Frosinone.

Giro d'Italia Stage 8 Preview: More Climby Bits


Giro d'Italia continues Sunday with stage 8, Sulmona to Lago Laceno.

Giro d'Italia Stage 7 Preview: Uphill Finish!


The Giro d'Italia heads into the Abruzzo region for its first uphill finish on the Rocco di Cambio.

Tyler Farrar Update: Out of the Giro, No fractures


Tyler Farrar of Garmin-Barracuda crashed out of the Giro d'Italia today.

Giro d'Italia Stage 6 Preview: Middle Mountains!


The Giro d'Italia continues Friday with stage 6, a middle mountain stage from Urbino to Port Sant'Elpidio.

Giro d'Italia: Stage 5 Quickview


Giro d'Italia stage 5 runs from Modena to Fano and should suit the sprinters.

Strength and Guile: An Interview with Evelyn Stevens


Olympic hopeful Evelyn Stevens talks to Jen See of Podium Cafe about her first big race win at Flèche Wallone and her hopes for London.

Giro d'Italia: Team Time Trial Time!


Tomorrow, the Giro d'Italia resumes with a team time trial around Verona.

Giro d'Italia: Taylor Phinney Update


Taylor Phinney remains in pink, but will visit hospital tonight after crashing in the final three kilometers.

Replay: Giro d'Italia Stage 3 Sprint and Crash


A crash marred the sprint of today's stage 3 of the Giro d'Italia. Pink Jersey Taylor Phinney crashed but retains the race lead. Matt Goss won the stage.

Viva il Giro! Prologue Preview and Friday Open Thread


The Giro d'Italia starts tomorrow with a 8.7 kilometer time trial in Denmark. Here is a startlist with start times.

Get the "Garibaldi" road book for the Giro d'Italia


The Giro has offered its "Garibaldi" road book for download. Follow along all the details of every stage in the race.

The Giro is coming!


What are you most looking forward to at the Giro?

How To Follow the Giro d'Italia


The Giro d'Italia offers live streaming this year for every stage. Also, there is a phone app. and twitter @giroditalia.

Stephen Roche Says Get off My Lawn


Stephen Roche says cycling needs more rules.

Talking Giro d'Italia with Peter Stetina of Garmin-Barracuda


Jen See of Podium Cafe talks to Peter Stetina about the Giro d'Italia which begins in Denmark on Sunday.

Friday Open Thread!


Podium Cafe's Friday Open Thread.

Another Win for Evie Stevens


Evelyn Stevens of Specialized-lululemon won today's stage of the Gracia Orlová stage race and took over the race lead.

Last Call for Robbie McEwen


Robbie McEwen, who won the Green Jersey at the Tour de France on three occasions, will switch to a coaching role after this year's Amgen Tour of California.

Vanderkitten-Focus: Sticking It To Them


Jen See catches up with the women of Vanderkitten racing for Podium Cafe.

Starting the Giro Countdown! BMC Announces Team


BMC Racing Team announced their team for the Giro d'Italia today.


First Bike Races

So I just wrote this little story over on my tumblr about my first evAH bike race. And then, we got to chatting on Twitter, and I thought, well, maybe we could get to chatting here and swapping...

Exergy Tour Announces Teams


The Exergy Tour has announced the seventeen teams who will take part in the race this year.

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