Behind the scenes at BikeShopGirl I have been working hard at a new layout, which you should be seeing by the time this post, and also getting organized from a very busy bike season.
Here are some of the articles I have on the burner, the reason I am leaking some of the information a head of time is in case you have feedback or questions on any of the topics!
- Presta vs Shrader Valves
- Off Season Planning with a special guest
- Types of pumps
- Essentials for night riding
- How to change a flat tire
Keen Commuter Sandal Review : Preview
Keen is one of the leading shoe companies for casual & lifestyle wear. There is no doubt why after wearing their Commuter Sandals for a few weeks.
Banjo Brothers Commuter Backpack Review : Preview
Banjo Brothers makes some of the greatest, affordable, commuter packs and bags in the industry. When they sent me a message about a new WHITE Commuter Backpack I was thrilled to be one of the first to review this product for them.
Interbike : Nutcase Helmets
Urban Velo is another great source for Interbike news. One awesome link was to Nutcase Helmets, bmx or skate type helmets in many colors and styles. All price at $50 which is very reasonable for fashion and function.
Interbike : Wrap Your Bike With Style
Spotted over at Bike Rumor is a new way to “paint” your bike, or rather wrap your bike in a design. It’s called Streetwrapz and boy do I want the argyle!
Interbike : Cow Bike Seat
Photos from Interbike are leaking in, one of the most interesting is the following Brooks B-17. Photo from John F.
Meeting Monday : Elly Blue
Meeting Monday will be an on going series of meeting various women in the cycling industry. Learn about their experiences, history and what they are doing to make cycling better for all women. If you are interested in being apart of this or have an idol that you think fits the bill, please let me know!
1st in our series is a very inspirational person to me, Elly Blue. Elly is the managing editor of BikePortland.org, a Portland, OR based website that follows all things cycling around the city. Originally this site was started by Jonathon Maus back in 2005, it now is a power house in the cycling blogging community.
Tease : What’s in the Bag?
A little teaser of a reviews to come. Can you guess? They are from two of my favorite companies.
Let’s Talk Saddles : Types of Saddles
Here at Bike Shop Girl we realized long ago that finding the right saddle is a very personal, unique and often the hardest part of bike riding. This is Part I of our on going Saddle Talk, I welcome all comments, questions and feedback on this subject. Our Intro was a short and sweet piece from about two weeks back, now let’s get talking!
I Spy : 2010 Raleigh Preview
A small birdy sent me previews of very hip looking ladies bikes from Raleigh Bicycles for 2010. It looks like all parts of their ladies bike line up will be expanding.
$520 (Internally Geared 3 Speed)
$1,425 Belt Drive!
Eva 2.0, 3.0, 4.0 & 8.0
$300, $330, $450 & 650