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Grit & Glimmer : Are bike shops *still* failing us?

Over at Grit & Glimmer a question was posed to get feedback on why or how bike shops are failing in general, women. What is the shop doing, or not doing and how can we, the women, hope to see change? Everyday more and more women are climbing onto bicycles. It’s our time. We’re here and we’re ready to ride. Are bike shops ready for…

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Batavus BUB

Batavus BUB : Initial Thoughts

This was originally published at our sister site, Commute by Bike. As the bike is a step through design and fits in well with trying to get more women on bicycles, I’ll be cross posting the review on both sites. When the Batavus BUB rolled into my bike shop a good amount of thoughts rolled into my head with it.  It looked heavy, was it?…

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Q&A : No underwear under my bike shorts?!

Over here at Bike Shop Girl headquarters we get many emails asking common questions on how to survive being a cyclist and a woman.  In order to get more insight from other women I will often ask if I can put the email I received up on the web for others to answer. Question : Okay – I have heard this before but it has…

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Girls and Bicycles

There is a blog I follow, and have linked to several times : Girls and Bicycles.  The blog is run by a lovely lady living up in Canada, who has the beautiful ability of bringing skirts and bicycles together. Recently she started sharing writing on “Shareable” and I love getting even more of her writing into my blog feeder everyday. Every time I leave the…

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fi’zi:k Vesta Review: Initial Thoughts

A beautiful fi’zi:k Vesta showed up at my doorstep a couple of weeks back.  Quickly, I snapped some photos and then installed the saddle on my cyclocross bike. Since then it has been on my goto bike for long road rides, and my daily commute. Initial Feel The very first feeling of the saddle is the firm, yet padded support.  This is a good feeling…

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Grease Monkey Wipe Review : Video

I crafted up a video to show how the Grease Monkey Wipes work. My hands were greasy from a pretty thick layer of grime after I cleaned cyclocross drivetrain.  The total clean time was 1 minute and 18 seconds, which out on the road with a little towel isn’t bad.  It left my hands feeling close to perfectly clean and grease free.

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