Do Coffee Like a Cycling Pro:

June 24th, 2019 16:24
Do Coffee Like a Cycling Pro:
I love bikes. I love fun. I also love... coffee. Over the years as a cyclist, I've traveled to over 20 countries. I've learned how to win, how to lose, how to keep trying and sometimes how to make the impossible possible. I've learned how to ask ...

Lunch-spiration

June 23rd, 2019 15:49
Avocado Toast Alternative
Though I haven't even enjoyed a slice in 2019, I had a sudden craving for avocado toast today... but there was no bread in sight. I whipped up savoury protein pancakes instead, and it was just as fast and simple as making toast. That's my style of ...

Type 2 Fun, and Type 2 Pain

April 10th, 2019 12:32
Lex Albrecht Tibco Silicon Valley Bank UCI Women's World Tour. Montreal Canadian Athlete. Canadian National team member, from Cycling Canada. Rudy Project helmet and Voler custom cycling apparel.  Womem's cycling professional athlete brand ambassador and influencer.
Type-2 Fun is a genre of pleasure that is experienced after partaking in a particular activity. Type-2 Fun is doesn't seem so amsuing or pleasant at the time, but once it's finished, is retrospectively amazing . Most endurance athletes, ...

Ride With Me This Summer!

March 20th, 2019 18:24
Lex Albrecht at the 2019 Tour CIBC Charles Bruneau
The hardest part of my job isn't the training or racing, it's everything else that surrounds it.   One of those challenging elements is having to turn down the chance to ride with family, friends, and fellow cycling enthusiasts. But this ...

Being an Athlete Over the Holidays

December 6th, 2018 16:03
Lex Albrecht, professional Canadian Cyclist and Iris ambassador, in Tucson Arizona
how being an athlete makes the holidays different! Most winters, I head south before the holidays to begin off-season training. Florida, California and even Colorado have been my destinations in the past. This year I'm in Tucson, Arizona right ...

A Shot at Cross Country Running - Cross des Couleurs

October 8th, 2018 18:13
A Shot at Cross Country Running - Cross des Couleurs
Cross des Couleurs. It's a sandy 5.5km course that weaves through a forest of colourful foilage, with a few steep pitches and a welcome straightaway seciton that we tackle twice in the 11km event. I was out of my element and didn't know what to ...

Mid-Season Break Adventure

June 8th, 2018 20:17
A stop along the way in Taschereau, Abitibi
Mid Season Moto Adventure - exploring Québec on two wheels   After a winter of training and a spring block heavy with travel and Women's World Tour Races, I set the bike aside for a few days - it was time to give the body a break. ...

Bell Let's Talk Day

January 31st, 2018 11:01
Bell Let's Talk Day
It's Bell Let's Talk day, when across the nation Canadians text, tweet, post, talk about and reflect on mental health.   Bell Canada has supported me and many other Canadian athletes over the years through Athletes Connect program - by ...

November - Why it's an Important Month for Me

November 6th, 2017 19:24
Lex Albrecht, professional cyclist, at the Défi RBC au profit de Centraide in Montreal
November gets the short end of the stick in terms of recognition. Perhaps because there are no holidays, or due to the ambiguity of the seasons. But I love November. R acing is finished, training becomes more flexible, and my travel ...

My First Pair of TrueBlueᵀᴹ Glasses

October 25th, 2017 16:21
Professional athlete Lex Albrecht chooses her first pair of TrueBlue eye glasses from IRIS Visual Group
TrueBlueᵀᴹ glasses. They’re made specifically to wear when working with devices that emit Blue Light, and don’t even have a prescription.     I chose a blue-brown tortoise frame, they look sharp. I wear them all of the time now: ...

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