Kathryn Bertine’s line(s) of work invite intrigue; pro cyclist, activist, filmmaker, author, and journalist are just some of the roles that she assumes. This year, she and several elite riders formed Le Tour Entier and garnered nearly 100,000 signatures to petition the ASO to hold a women’s race in conjunction with the men’s Tour de France.
At Misadventures, do not shy away from the bold irreverence of our mission to challenge the media’s current representation of women; we embrace it. We believe that the perceived dichotomy between adventure and “conventional” femininity is not only inaccurate, but does a disservice to the complex and multi-faceted identity of the modern woman.
The spirit and itch to travel has been with me since I was little, and it felt a little like those days when, a little over a month ago, I left the dry heat and paved sprawl of the Los Angeles area and began to bike up the pacific coast.