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Pam Sayler

Coach or No Coach, a Guest Post

Pam Sayler wrote this guest post earlier this year. Somehow it was categorized incorrectly in my email and I found it during holiday break. I believe this is a great post to start thinking about plans for 2012. Coaches, and if you need one is a common questions as people start pushing themselves in the sport. While pushing the Kirby this weekend my mind drifted…

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Video: 2011 MN Cyclocross Champ

2011 MN State Cyclocross ChampionshipNovember 19-20, 2011Basset Creek ParkCrystal, MN Music by Frontier www.lazersport.comwww.ridley-bikes.comwww.mcf.net

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Motivational Monday Nicola Cranmer

Motivational Monday with Nicola Cranmer

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! If you haven’t heard of Nicola and her Team Twenty12 of women’s pro road cyclist, go google…

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Montana

Things I am Thankful For

Currently I am on vacation with my family in Bozeman, Montana (if you live around here let me know and we can get coffee.) The post are limited, and the thinking of bicycles is rare. I’m doing my best to spend time with my family, meet new family and freeze my rear off in the snow. Christmas is a great time to look back and…

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Motivational Monday Kathy

Motivational Monday with Kathy

What’s your name and location? Kathy in Philadelphia, PA What type of cycling do you enjoy? road, mountain bike, would like to try cyclocross What is your first cycling memory? Riding around and around and around the driveway with my sister on our first big wheels (or so the photos recall, I must have been about 2 or 3). I do concretely remember my first…

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Surly Troll Preview

Preview: Surly Troll. One Part MTB, One Part Utility

While at the Surly Intergalactic Headquarters of QBP I was able to demo a few bikes for commuting purposes from my abode to the headquarters. While there was also a Civia I haven’t put up yet, there is a Surly Troll that also busted a friends hip on the black ice across the Minneapolis pavement.

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Surly Pugsley

Pugsley Fat Bike Demo Hitting NC

A long time ago there was a purple Surly Pugsley floating around in my life. It was fun to ride, a hoot to get others on and a solid build. As I’m trying to learn my Southeast region territory I figured a perfect bike to bring in to have at events like cyclocross, endurance mountain bike rides and such is a fat bike! So, an…

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NC Cyclocross

Cyclocross on a Sunday

This past sunday I spent most of the day out on the side of a grassy hill with camera in hand in Wilkesboro, NC. Most of the photos are sitting on my desktop computer in Charlotte as I fly off to Minneapolis. Last night, before I went to sleep very early to wake at 3am, I grabbed two of the shots that seemed to fit…

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Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Robin

What’s your name and location? Robin – New Jersey What type of cycling do you enjoy? Most passionate about mtb – but love road riding and now cyclocross What is your first cycling memory? My banana seat coaster bike…going airborne and breaking my leg (both shin bones)…spent 11 weeks in casts…and I still went back for more! Who inspires you to ride, and better yet…

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Wilkes County

Wilkesboro NC Cyclocross Race this Sunday

As I am bouncing all over the region, and US this week I hope you can understand the late timing on this but it’s worthy of your read. Stackhouse of Highcountry CX is at it again with a great (painful) course on a great venue in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Wilkesboro historically known for moonshine and beautiful mountain biking will be hosting a days worth of cyclocross…

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