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
The treatment of the Panamanian team during recent UCI races should sound the alarm that we need to stick up for the beginners, not discount them. After all, they are the future.
May 18 2:59 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
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
Kathryn Bertine takes a break from her own Olympic quest to talk with world road cycling champion Giorgia Bronzini. She shares what is like to be on top of the world, and why she's racing in America.
May 31 | By Kathryn Bertine
When it comes to doping scandals and the male dominance of cycling news, Kathryn Bertine thinks there are better stories out there and better strategies to eliminate cheaters.
May 24 | By Kathryn Bertine