Post Archive

March 2011

Chrome Mini Messenger Bag Review
BlogCyclingPartsWomen's Cycling

In February I did a preview of the Chrome Mini Messenger that I received for review at no charge from Chrome (yes that is my mandatory disclaimer.)    For the past 6 weeks I have been riding, using for work, the gym and even used it as a warm bed for

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Warrior Creek
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I haven’t been on the bike enough during the pre-season to consider myself “in training.”  Riding and working out were a priority, but so was getting used to eating differently, lacrosse games and life!   The past couple months I am proud the direction my cycling riding and can say that

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Pam Sayler Kinetic Trainers
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals even during a hard week or long hours at work.   Do you know someone that motivates and inspires you?  Send us your answers and photo to girly@BikeShopGirl.com 1. What’s your name

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MTB Group Ride
BlogCycling TipsRide

Fear is an interesting animal.  Some people lack the normal types of fears, they are the “fearless” and can be found back flipping bikes or driving fast in the rain.   Fear to me is self preservation and common sense, tied with adventure.  Which part is larger, which part is stronger

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Ergon GC2
BlogMechanics

Tonight (Tuesday, March 21, 2011) is the first Dirt Diva’s group ride of the year.   As this is the first season I’m not working retail I was very giddy to get back in the saddle with a large group of fellow women that love cycling.   I also knew to keep

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Mary Reynolds Cyclist
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals even during a hard week or long hours at work.   Do you know someone that motivates and inspires you?  Send us your answers and photo to girly@BikeShopGirl.com What’s your name and

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Women's 29er Geometry
BikesBlogCycling TipsWomen's Cycling

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to test ride on a local trail a few women’s specific 29er mountain bikes.   As I had mentioned in the past I was very excited about this new idea of women’s sizing  in 29″ technology but that is where my research ended. The

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Blog

On Twitter it is called Follow Friday or #FF, where you mention your friends that you believe are worth other people’s time to follow.  Every once in a while I’ll throw up the links and websites that I am frequenting or that are motivating me to get on my bike,

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Osprey Pack Verve 10
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Purple is not what most people associate with Breast Cancer, but that is exactly the color that Osprey Packs hopes to use to raise atleast $5000 for the Breast Cancer Fund. The special edition Verve 10 is amethyst with a front pocket screen of the iconic Breast Cancer Fund prayer

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Hiplok Wearable Lock
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I lived in Washington D.C and learned how to wear my bike lock (a Kryptonite chain lock) around my waist.   Sometimes it was heavy, but you got used to it.  Kryptonite was smart and put a cloth sleeve around it to prevent pinching and hard pain on your hips! Now

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