Author Archives: Kim Cross

About Kim Cross

Award-winning writer Kim Cross has edited great Southern writers from Rick Bragg to Fannie Flagg. Founder of Magic City Cycle Chix, a women's cycling group, she is a “cafeteria decathlete” who has competed in more than 10 sports, most of which are laughably obscure.

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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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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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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Feb 19 WWW: True a Wheel at BiciCoop!

What: This month’s Wine, Wenches & Wrenches will be at Bici Bicycle Cooperative, and we’ll be discussing the zen-like art of wheel truing! Wine and snacks will be provided by MC3. Please bring something to share with the group if you … Continue reading

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Road Riders: Women’s Training Races 3/2 and 3/9

Who: Alabama women road cyclists What: Team GSMR and MC3 are kicking off the season with two women’s training races on low-traffic country roads. This event is NOT about competition. It is an opportunity to discover what road racing is about, learn about … Continue reading

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