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MonkeyLectric

Light Up Your Bicycle Wheels

A cool concept that I always wish I could afford is the LED lights you put on your wheels that make shapes and color patterns. The makers, MonkeyLectric, have come out with a more affordable and not so bulky option – Mini Monkey Lights. Currently the guys are using Kickstarter to gain interest and help fund the new project.

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Road Holland: Good People in Cycling Episode 1

The two guys behind Road Holland are good peeps. You don’t hear me saying that too often, so believe me it is a compliment. While we have talked about them in the past, I have limited it mainly due to the fact they are two guys in the bike industry. Yesterday Road Holland rolled out the first Episode of Good People in Cycling films. While…

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Big Stampede

Big Stampede Swap Meet in Charlotte NC

What is the BIG STAMPEDE? How about the biggest bicycle expo and swap to hit the Southeast! Big Stampede features 25,000 square feet of manufacturers, retailers, clubs/teams, and individuals buying, selling, and swapping new and used cycling and triathlon equipment. A place for YOU to sell your old gear, and buy or swap for new gear, plus a whole lot more! November 6, 2011 WHEN:…

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2012 Trek Lush Womens MTB

First Look: 2012 Trek Lush Women’s Full Suspension Mountain Bike

Back in July I revealed a new women’s designed full suspension 26″ mountain bike from Trek. The Trek Lush has been one of the top searched items to Bike Shop Girl since that day in July. Fast forward a few months, while hitting up Facebook last night an angel came knocking in the fork of my regional Trek Women’s Demo rep. Ross Rushin dropped a…

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Race for the Cure

The Day that Changed my Life, I’m Looking for Donations

October 1st, 2010 was a beautiful Friday in Charlotte. The morning had started with a 5 mile commute down the road to catch my bus into Charlotte. The work day went by quickly, I had been blessed with tickets to the Sugarland concert and it was FRIDAY! As I left my office, pedaling the .75 miles to the bus stop I never thought the next…

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Tech Tuesday: 2011 Interbike Tech Recap

Recapping more of the 2011 Interbike through internet stalking and tons of Googling. Here is more thanks to Bike Rumor, MTBR and the fine folks at Problem Solver for sponsoring Tech Tuesday. 10 Speed Grip Shift from SRAM Grip shifters rejoice, you can now move to the awesome 2×10 technology.via Bike Rumor The best three way tool ever 4,5 and a Torx. A mountain bike…

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Video from NC Cyclocross Practice Last Week

Cyclocross Practice in Lake Norman, NC from Arleigh Jenkins on Vimeo. A clip of our Wednesday night practices for NC Cyclocross in Bradford Park in Huntersville North Carolina. Come play with us!

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Starr Walker

Motivational Monday with Starr Walker

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! What’s your name and location? Starr Walker – Boston via RVA What type of cycling do you…

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Favorite Photo’s from Interbike: Speedgoat Bicycles

This past week was Interbike, a week that all people in the bike industry gather in the sands of Las Vegas. You see new product, are wowed, swooned and left wanting to spend more money in the industry. Originally Interbike started when people really did see all new lines, book next years products, had job interviews, etc. These days, you do all those things but…

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Surly Long Haul Trucker for Sale

For Sale: 54cm Surly Long Haul Trucker w/ Wheels, Cranks, Tires

Updated: SOLD (Very quickly to a nice man on eBay)   You are looking at a very lightly demo’d touring frameset from the fine folks at Surly. I purchased the 54cm x 26″ framesize when I was having back issues, needless to say I needed the next size up! Make my loss your gain and get this a new home as it deserves. The bike…

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