Author Archives: Kim Cross

About Kim Cross

Southern Living Editor-at-Large Kim Cross is an award-winning writer who has edited great Southern authors from Rick Bragg to Fannie Flagg. Her first book, What Stands in a Storm (April 2015, Atria/Simon & Schuster) is a narrative nonfiction account of the greatest tornado outbreak in recorded history. She lives in Alabama.

May 11: CycloFemme – Le Tour de Ham (Ladies’ Edition)

Sunday, May 11 is not only Mother’s day but CycloFemme, a global women’s cycling day, with rides taking place around the world. For our local ride, we’ve asked local artist and cyclist Véronique Vanblaere to lead a ladies-only version of Le Tour … Continue reading

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May 24-26: Advanced MTB Clinic Series

UPDATE: Registration Open! See links below. Want to own Blood Rock? Clean Jekyll & Hyde without flinching? Catch air on Coldwater Mountain’s DH or clean Monte Sano’s rock gardens? Tackle technical drops and gnarly features with courage and grace? Then this … Continue reading

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April 26: Tour de Blue

Join MC3 on the Tour de Blue, an organized charity ride that supports prostate cancer awareness. There are 50, 75, and 100-mile routes, and we’ve heard rumors of the addition of a shorter ride, but nothing has been confirmed yet. … Continue reading

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April 27: MC3 U Class 1-2 — Bike-body separation & cornering

What: MC3 U Class 1-2 — Bike-body separation & cornering When: 3-5 p.m. Sunday, April 27 Where: Meet at the BUMP shed (South Trailhead) at Oak Mountain State Park ($3 park admission) How much: FREE for MC3 paid members. $20 … Continue reading

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Monthly Cycle – NEW indoor MC3 “margarita ride” (Weds 4/16)

Finally – a social ride for all abilities, fitness levels, and cycling disciplines! (You don’t even need to own a bike.) Join MC3 this Wednesday, April 16 for a 45-minute indoor cycling class at Sweat and Gears studio in Homewood, followed by … Continue reading

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MC3 U Class 1: Bike-body separation

Instruction for women, by women! Improving your skills does wonders for your confidence. And mountain biking, like life, is all about confidence. There will be obstacles in your path. If you believe you can get over them, you can. A little … Continue reading

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MC3 Hall of Fame

KAT SWEET IS IN DA HOUSE! No, really, she’s in our house. Right now. Eating bacon. The hot-pink-haired star (and co-producer) of a groovy film called If She Can Do It, Kat Sweet is an IMBA-ICP Instructor Trainer and head coach of Sweet … Continue reading

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WWW: March 14 Jamis demo bikes at BBC

  What: Jamis is bringing their fleet of 2014 demo bikes, and will give us a tour of the new features as we sip and snack. Also, we’ll have a fit kit of our 2014 tank style jerseys by Moxie. … Continue reading

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March 15-16: Wilderness First Aid certification course

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Become an MC3 Member

***IMPORTANT NEWS*** MC3 will be charging membership dues in 2014. After three years as a grassroots organization, MC3 has filed for official 501c3 status. Insurance requires official membership dues, so we’ll be inviting you to join via BigTent.com. Membership is … Continue reading

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