I’m trapped in my hotel room during an epic rain storm at the moment. Being a California girl, things like lightning and thunder are totally foreign and somewhat terrifying to me. Last night, I decided to test out the route builder on my new Garmin bicycle computer and it got me back to the hotel, … [Read More]

With Love, from Spain

So, those of you that have been following this crazy, dream-chasing adventure of mine, probably know that I’m married to a pretty awesome guy. Joshie-Squashie (as I like to affectionately call him… it’s simply Hayes when I’m less than happy, ha!) is pretty much my best friend and partner in crime (also he’s a fairly … [Read More]

I had really hoped to stay more on top of the blogging this season, so I’m a bit sad that I’ve taken so long to tell my story from Jerez. The truth is, a few weeks ago I used up all the funny and upbeat ways I could think of to talk about crashing. So… … [Read More]

So, here I am on an uncomfortably bumpy plane ride home from Daytona. I knew I needed to write this blog about how my 200 went this year, but of course (as anyone who was there could probably guess) I’ve sort of been avoiding it. As a matter of fact, I even paid $15 for … [Read More]

(From a press release issued by Team Stratos)   Californian Melissa Paris has achieved much since her pro debut with AMA in 2009. She was the first woman to qualify and race in a World Supersport event (Miller Motorsports Park, 2009), she was invited to test the Yamaha M1 MotoGP bike (Valencia, 2011), and in … [Read More]