Whatever disappointment Kathryn Bertine may have felt after her Olympic quest came to an end, she received an all-too-personal reminder that trying trumps failure.
Jun 15 4:46 PM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
With a little help from her friends, Kathryn Bertine recharges and sets her sights on the final set of Olympic qualification races.
May 10 11:22 PM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
Despite her (mis)adventures in Holland -- FedEx! Bad seat posts! -- Kathryn Bertine is not giving up on her end goal of reaching the London Olympics.
Apr 27 11:25 AM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
Kathryn Bertine's latest stop on her Olympic quest takes her to El Salvador, where she learned an invaluable lesson on what matters most on the road.
Apr 10 6:06 PM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
With a recent stumbling block in the rearview mirror, Kathryn Bertine is back to racing. Will a new plan, and a little bit of Good Anger, move her closer to a 2012 Olympics berth?
Mar 8 12:20 PM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
In her latest edition of London Calling, Kathryn Bertine is refocusing her energy and looking for something to believe in. And with five-hour training sessions demanding physical and mental fortitude, there's no room for negative thought.
Feb 16 2:49 PM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
In her latest edition of London Calling, Kathryn Bertine suddenly finds herself lacking hard-earned Olympic qualification points but vows to work even harder to get to the Games.
Feb 1 6:40 PM ET | By Kathryn Bertine
What does an Olympic hopeful wish for? Instead of peace, love and joy, Kathryn asks Santa for the basics: pants, watts and stupidity.
Dec 21 | By Kathryn Bertine
December means it's time for Kathryn to get back on the bike. This year, a quirky workout video of female pro cyclists provides the perfect motivation.
Dec 14 | By Kathryn Bertine
Our Olympic hopeful, Kathryn Bertine, gets inspiration from her unlikely kindred spirits in the heavy metal band Anvil.
Nov 22 | By Kathryn Bertine
The cycling offseason gives Kathryn Bertine time to call out the absurdities plaguing female athletes. Here's the latest: a dress code in women's boxing.
Nov 1 | By Kathryn Bertine
Kathryn Bertine interviews triathlete phenom Chrissie Wellington, who just won her fourth Ironman world championship in Hawaii.
Oct 13 | By Kathryn Bertine
Our Olympic hopeful gives fans a behind-the-curtain peek at the world championships of road cycling.
Sep 30 | By Kathryn Bertine
At the airport, Kathryn Bertine discovers the shockingly high price of her Olympic dream.
Sep 18 | By Kathryn Bertine
When Bicycling Magazine asked who the hottest female cyclist was, Kathryn Bertine decided to offer a much better poll: who's the wattest?
Sep 7 | By Kathryn Bertine
Kathryn Bertine is expecting a boy. Who just happens to be 16. Assim Chapman will live with her and her husband while shooting for his dream.
Aug 30 | By Kathryn Bertine
It's the question everyone asks a cyclist when a race doesn't go quite as planned. The answer often reveals life lessons, too.
Aug 23 | By Kathryn Bertine
From crashing to eating to answering nature's call, people have questions about the life of a cyclist. Kathryn Bertine gives the inside track.
Aug 16 | By Kathryn Bertine
Sometimes when to comes to training, a little perspective is well-needed. Like, for example, remembering how lucky we are to have healthy, athletic bodies.
Aug 9 | By Kathryn Bertine
As she continues her quest to qualify for the Olympics, Kathryn Bertine reflects on why women rule these days.
Aug 2 | By Kathryn Bertine
While training and racing call for year-round physical intensity, July is reserved for recharging. Or, as our Olympic hopeful calls it, entering the Tour de Eh.
Jul 26 | By Kathryn Bertine
New to the sport of cycling? Our resident expert offers a starter's manual to get you watching, and understanding, the Tour de France.
Jul 19 | By Kathryn Bertine
Kathryn Bertine was on a mission to gain qualification points for St. Kitts and Nevis. While taking the win at nationals was exciting, sometimes race reports can be anything but.
Jul 12 | By Kathryn Bertine
In honor of Father's Day, Kathryn Bertine shares her essay "My father, the cheater," chronicling the relationship she shares with her dad, Peter Bertine.
Jun 15 | By Kathryn Bertine
In her ongoing London Calling series, Kathryn Bertine explains why it's really hard to get to the Olympics and how the cycling world can give smaller nations a fair shot to cultivate Olympic hopefuls.
Jun 8 | By Kathryn Bertine