Post Archive

June 2011

Light & Motion Motivational Monday
Motivational Monday

We are in the last day of the June Light & Motion Motivational Monday light contest! This month’s Motivational Monday posts are brought to you by one of my personal favorites, Light & Motion.  Light & Motion wants to know who or what in the cycling community motivates  you. All

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Salsa Casseroll Commuter Bike
Bike ProfileBlog

I’ve done tons of posts elsewhere in the web about the Salsa Casseroll.  It could be one of the most universal bikes I have ever purchased (besides the Surly Karate Monkey.)  Geared, internally geared, single, drop bars, flat bars, rear rack, no rack, chainguard, mud flaps, and the list of

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Kids Fix Bikes
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsWomen's Cycling

With the wild success of Motivational Monday, and a ton of “tech” questions rolling in to our email what is a better way than to have a tech clinic day each week?!?! Starting next week we will be starting to have a tech article every Tuesday. This could be steps

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Interview with Tammy Sadle
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

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! This month’s

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Bike Law Clothing Kit
BlogCycling Tips

Let’s turn back time by a month or so, do you remember that I won a wonderful scholarship from BikeLaw.com to join their Blue Ridge Bike Tour?   That’s where I am now, on that 4.5 day tour from bed & breakfast to bed & breakfast down the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Liz Hatch Photo
AdventuresCycling TipsWomen's Cycling

The name Liz Hatch is a sensitive subject in the women’s cycling peloton .  The sexy blonde has made many pro women cringe.  Last year I mentioned her name during an interview with Team Vera Bradley and they weren’t happy.  Why?  Some call her a wanna be. Not fast enough

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Lisa Cramton on a single speed
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

This month’s Motivational Monday posts are brought to you by one of my personal favorites, Light & Motion. Between now and the end of June, Light & Motion wants to know who or what in the cycling community motivates  you. All you have to do us leave a comment here

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2012 Specialized Fate Womens 29er
Bike ProfileBlogPreviewsWomen's Cycling

In the past year 29ers finally hit the women’s niche of the market.  Locally I have only been able to put my hands on the Trek versions of the women’s 29ers.  After the test ride and looking deeper at the geometry I wasn’t sold. The bike didn’t ride well, but

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Review of Camelbak Octane 18x
BlogParts

Camelbak Octane 18x MSRP: $99.00 Water Capacity: 100oz Size: Expanded 20L, Closed 16L Weight: 1LB 80 mile road rides, epic mountain bike rides, a Swiss Army knife that folds into a camel’s back. The Camelbak Octane 18x is a great bag. You’ll make some sacrifices on the long day trips

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