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2013 Race Planning

In efforts to not write a post about disappointment in retailers around Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all things THANKSgiving I am sitting in Starbucks on the side of I-77 to pounds keys and focus on something I can control. 2013 race planning.

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Foundry Cycles Broadaxe Single Speed

Foundry Cycles Broadaxe: Singleatored

Enter the Foundry Cycles Broadaxe. Designed to be ridden aggressive. This hard tail has molded stays to “flex” and give a bit.

BB92 & 12mm thru axle rear. This means stiff. 438mm stays means nimble. Carbon means a lay up process that will allow for a molded top tube and rear stays to make the abuse of a 50 miler not so bad.

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Be the Change

Be the Change

Since childhood I’ve had a journal in which I would lay out frustrations, draw desires and jot down quotes that inspired or motivated me to be a better person. Since high school I have found my outlet in typing on a keyboard. In 2009 I moved much of my efforts of typing to the outlet you see here, Bike Shop Girl, in order to “empower women…

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Race Recap: NC CX Statesville

My words are becoming to mimic a broken record. Lacking or should I say SLACKING off my beautiful training plan. Lots of time in the car, only a handful of bike rides between the Boone Cyclocross race 2 weeks prior and that was also a joke. Does it sound like I’m setting you up for a big let down of a result? Because I’m not….

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Velo Transit Edge 30 Review

Review: Velo Transit Edge 30 Commuter Backpack

When I heard a company was making a waterproof backpack designed not only for bike commuting by for WOMEN I jumped at the chance to review the product. Velo Transit is a based out of Seattle, WA where they design, build, test and ship their bags out of. The first time I learned of the company was this past spring, they are making waves as…

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Chrome Party Tonight!

Why didn’t I schedule a trip to NYC like I had hoped for this week? Please join Chrome and Horitoshi1 to celebrate the launch of the Chrome Tokyo Series bags. The event is tonight from 7 – 11 pm at our Chrome HUB store in NYC.

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Motivational Monday Feedback

There is this somewhat weekly series called Motivational Monday that I post Q&A from women that submitted their answers on this handly form. Basic, who are you and why do you ride questions. Below are the current questions, but I want your feedback. What do you want to know about other bicycling women? What questions do you want asked? WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? WHAT…

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