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Follow Friday Links

Here are several links of blogs that I think you’ll enjoy to follow.   Thanks to Bike by the Sea for inspiration. Tingilinde – a great resource for a variety of subjects in cycling I Dream of Bicycling – Atlanta Based Lovely Bike – Leading chic Charleston Cycle Chic – Charleston, SC Based Let’s Go Ride a Bike Sweet GA Brown Velocouture Bikes & the City

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fi’zi:k Vesta : Podcast Preview

We have talked about the fi’zi:k Vesta saddle with our initial thoughts. A photo isn’t always the best way to see a product, with that thought here is a basic video of the Vesta saddle.

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Do You Need a Womans Bike?

The short answer to the question “Do I need a woman’s bike?” is maybe.  Maybe you do, and maybe you don’t but possibly you could go either direction with the fit. It lays out into many variables, upper body to lower body and your flexibility/strength. Every person has proportions that their body lays into. Someone that is 5’10 and someone else that is 5’10 could…

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Video Podcast: Keen Coronado Cruiser Review

A very brief video of benefits and initial thoughts of the Keen Coronado Cruiser on review.  A full overview will be in the next week for both Bike Shop Girl and Commute By Bike. This product was given to me at no charge for reviewing.  I was not paid or bribed to give this review and it will have my honest opinion or thoughts through…

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On the Burner : Upcoming on Bike Shop Girl

There are many things going on at Bike Shop Girl and Commute By Bike.  A quick run down for all of the readers, and potential readers so you can look forward to many things. Versus.com – Yours truly will be covering various cycling events for Versus.com, targeting the Commuting and Utility Cycling market. Podcast, videos/audio – Working out the kinks to have some reviews and…

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Why I Ride with an iPod, and Don’t Think I’m Stupid

For many years I’ve been riding on the road with music. Originally it was one of those crazy Mini-Disc players that my mom thought would take over the music scene.  Little did she know, it fueled my cycling passion.  One of those little Mini-Disc players could hold hours of music, and run off AA rechargeable batteries.  It had the ability to record on various disc…

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Top 5 Online Resources for Women

When I created Bike Shop Girl a few months back it was mainly out of frustration for the lack of information that is readily available for women.   The basics are out there, but you have to be a Google Jedi Master to find the right answers, and often you are left with half-assed ones that only confuse you more.  My goal for this site has…

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pStyle Test #1 is a Failure

The beginning of the year I wrote about the various ways you can pee on the go as a girl.  There are various products used to allow women the freedom of peeing while keeping your pants up, which is about impossible as a women. Once I posted the article an individual from pStyle contacted me to see if I would be interested in reviewing the…

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Saddle Talk : Adamo Saddles

About 3 months ago, my shop started carrying the Ideal Saddle Modification (ISM) Adamo saddles.   These saddles, at first, look very goofy.  There is no nose on the front of the seat and often are referred to as the tuning forks.  Flash forward the last three months and these saddles have themselves on more bikes than I originally thought they would. Originally I really thought…

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Top 5 Ways to Personalize Your Bike

Personalizing your bike can be one of most rewarding and fun you’ll have with your bike, after riding it of course. Step One : Bike fitting One of the most important things after you pick out your new bike is to make sure it fits you well.  Find a reputable bike fitter in your area, or make the trip to come see me.  A good…

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