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Zimbale Rack Top Bag

Front Rack Top Bag Roundup

Recently, a 2011 Salsa Casseroll showed up for review. With this comes a cute little blue front rack that needs a rack top bag. I don’t know much about this style of bags so this will be post to keep things sorted as I learn more about availability, features and pricing. Most likely will keep updating it as I find more, please comment if you…

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Let the Planning Begin

“When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.” -Arland Gilbert   I have been blatantly ignoring Bike Shop Girl for the past week. The week has been a whirlwind, stressful, rewarding and I hope soon I can tell everyone about it.   For now please be patient with me through the next couple weeks, post…

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6WC

6 Hours of Warrior Creek Secret Discount Code

For some reason Jason over at 6 Hours of Warrior Creek likes me…  Regardless he has allowed me to slip you folks a secret discount code. 6 Hours of Warrior Creek April 7, 2012 in Wilkesboro, NC Registration opens October 31, 2011 at 12:01am here…Click me (but look at the code below) The first 100 spots that use the below coupon code… get 20% off…

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Jennifer Wheeler Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Jennifer Wheeler

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? Jennifer Wheeler in Seattle What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road…

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2012 Trek Lush Carbon

Review: 2012 Trek Lush Women’s Full Suspension Mountain Bike

Since posting the first photos back in July the 2012 Trek Lush has been a buzz around Bike Shop Girl. The Twitter stream gets many comments, Facebook gets many questions and my email has its own little folder of women waiting to hear more on first test rides and availability. As I mentioned a few weeks back I was fortunate enough to be loaned a 2012…

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Fuel Factor

The Ultimate Century Nutrition Plan

Our guest article today is from, Kimberly Mueller, MS, RD, CSSD, the founder and owner of Fuel Factor Nutrition, is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, and competitive athlete who provides custom meal planning, nutrition coaching, and event-nutrition guidance to athletes worldwide.  More information on Fuel Factor services can be found at www.Fuel-Factor.com.  Kim can be reached at kim@Fuel-Factor.com .    Whether you…

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mtbracergirl

Race Report: 10 year old Takes on Beginner Women

A race report from a fellow Twin Six racer. Madison is a 10 year old chica killing it in the beginner class down in Florida. Learn more about her adventures at mtbracergirl.blogspot.com  OK..here I was,  Little 66 lb/10 year old me about ready to race these women.  And I’m thinking…what the heck did I get myself into??  Then, the nerves started to settle in, my stomach was…

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2012 Trek Bikes Lexa S

2012 Trek Lexa Women’s Road Bikes

Looking for a review of the Trek Lexa? Check it out here. The 2011 Trek Lexa bikes were an amazing hit for Trek Bikes corporation. It’s one of the top selling women’s road bikes. Many women asked for Lexa by name at demos, and dealers also told us they had many women coming in asking about them. Women love the comfortable fit, race-inspired performance, and…

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Tech Tuesday: How to Adjust a Threadless Headset

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills that you should become best buds with your local mechanic (beer or ice cream works…

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