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Jaybird Bluebud X Headphones

Preview: Jaybird Bluebuds X Headphones

Yes, I wear headphones when I ride. Don’t worry, I can hear the cars beside me and if we ride together I promise I won’t ride with them in. Meet the Jaybird Bluebuds X Micro-sized bluetooth buds MSRP: $169.99 Wireless music and phone calls In-ear white noise reduction that eliminates listener fatigue 8 hour playtime on one battery charge Sweat-proof (I’ll be testing this to…

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Motivational Monday with Suzanne E.

Motivational Monday with Suzanne E.

What is your name and location? Suzanne E. San Diego California What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road, Track and baby trailer park hopping What is your first cycling memory? I was four and the much bigger neighbor kid got a banana seat bike with ape hangers. I asked to try it. I could barely reach the pedals and I could not touch the…

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Mother's Day

Mother’s Day: What Do You Want?

I’m drafting up Mother’s Day idea list, either ideas of what to do bike related (Cyclofemme) or gift ideas for those waiting for the last minute perfect gift. What are you wanting bike related?

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Surly Pugsley Yellow

Bike Build: Surly Pugsley Banana Cracker Commuter

If you have been keeping tabs on me lately you know that I am moving to Denver, CO where my lady is going into her intern year as a doctor in pediatrics. When we recently went to Denver to look at houses one of our top priorities was that she could ride easily to her main hospital of Children’s Hospital Colorado. We found a home…

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Specialized Rumor Review

Preview: Specialized Rumor 29er Full Suspension

It is a rewarding time as a woman that loves bikes. More styles of bikes are being released, especially in the full suspension trail category. Specialized came out swinging with the Rumor, a 110mm travel 29er bike. This bike will be for the girl that loves to climb but wants to rip down whatever their trail has to offer. Reasons why I’m excited for this…

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Giant Avail Inspire 2013

Liv/giant Avail Inspire for Breast Cancer

Liv/Giant teamed up with Young Survival Coalition for a 2nd contest to design a new Giant bike for 2013. Barbara’s winning design of cherry blossoms has very personal meanings to me (I have a large tattoo of cherry blossom’s on my left arm/shoulder.) Check out the bike and continue to read Barbara’s story below! Before her battle with breast cancer, Barbara Greenlee of Bothell, WA would not have considered…

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6 hours warrior creek 2013

Race Report: 2013 6 Hours of Warrior Creek

This was the fourth year of testing my metal against the 6 Hours of Warrior Creek. Each year as half of a women’s duo, my partner Melissa has always been the ringer for us and I wanted to be able to pull my half of the race as strong as she could. Originally, this race was supposed to be a tuning race for the Burn…

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Soul Glow LED Neon Wheel Lights

Preview: Soul Glow LED Neon Wheel Lights

I’m always looking for creative and fun ways to stay safe on the bike. A new LED light string looks to be creative and fun, without a crazy price tag. Soul Glow LED Neon Wheel Lights $30 a set, coming in Green – Blue –  Red – White – Pink – Purple – Turquoise – Yellow These lights claim to be weather resistant and easy to install, hopefully I’ll get a set to try in the near future…

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NoDa Gran Prix

NoDa Grand Prix April 14th 2013

There are a lot of great road races happening in the Charlotte, NC area this weekend. The Dilworth Crit, the pro “big time” Presby Crit, and my favorite…. the NoDa Grand Prix. Why is this Race so Awesome? First, I’m biased as it is put on my team 36th Street Racing. Second, the community of NoDa comes out and supports this event. Third, there is…

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Denver

Denver Here I Come

Here’s the short story, between now and middle of June my little family is moving to Denver Colorado. Why Denver, CO? Great question… My better half is starting pediatric residency as a rockstar doctor at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Orientation starts June 17th, and we are relocating! Looking for Jobs, Houses and New Friends! We head out this coming weekend to look at new houses. Somewhere…

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