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Bicycle Shopping: The Three Common Styles of Bicycles

So you are in the market for a new bike, but you don’t know where to start? You aren’t alone! When customers walk in to my bike shop starting their hunt for a new bike one of the most important things I ask is this: “where do you want your bike to take you?” In upcoming articles I will help you answer that question and…

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BikeDenver Solstice Ride

Denver Summer Solstice Ride

If you are in the Denver area you should come out next Thursday for the BikeDenver and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Summer Park-to-Park bike ride! Take a bicycle ride from City Park, through the Botanic Gardens to Dos Chappell Bathhouse at Washington Park. Learn More on BikeDenver.org   Join us for a fun summer social event and meet other “green” residents and volunteers! Ride Start Waves: 5:45pm, 6:00pm,…

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Denver Cycling

Bike Commuting in Denver: Part II

An on going series of riding and commuting in my new city of Denver Colorado. See more about my Denver Cycling experienced here.  Over the past couple weeks I have been reminded about some key things for commuting and riding in a major city like Denver, CO. Maps aren’t always perfect, but it adds to the adventure. Cable locks are useless and shouldn’t be sold…

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Giro Manta Women's Mountain Bike Shoes

Preview: Giro Manta Women’s Mountain Bike Shoes

As I’m reviewing the road shoe from Giro called the Solara, I’ve also been able to plant my feet in the mountain bike version called the Manta. The  shoe, fit and features are mirrored between the two models, but the only difference is the mountain bike sole for better traction and two hole cleats. Giro Manta Women’s Mountain Bike Shoes MSRP: $150 Colors: Black/Silver (reviewed),…

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Light & Motion Lights

This Little Light of Mine, Using Lights at All Times

This is a drum I have beat a decent amount in the past, but I need to beat it again as the summer days get longer and people are riding their bikes more and more. There are many reasons I believe you should have a front and rear light on blinking at all times on the bike, at the end it is safety and keeping…

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Motivational Monday with Emily Wright

Motivational Monday with Emily in Wyndmoor, PA

What is your name and location? Emily Wright in Wyndmoor PA What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road and MTB What is your first cycling memory? Getting a yellow banana seat bike for my 5th birthday, the first banana seat in the whole neighborhood!!!!! Who inspires you to ride? Better yet, why? My children, I want them to see a mother who leads a…

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Raleigh RX 1.0 Womens

2014 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women’s Cyclocross Bike

A couple years ago I did a full review of the Raleigh RX 1.0 women’s cyclocross bike. The articles do get a lot of comments and questions still to date so it is very fitting that Raleigh USA is releasing the 2014 images and spec early! The spec hasn’t changed too much from years past, the colors may appeal to more of a racer than…

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Giro LA DND Women's Glove

Preview: Giro LA DND Women’s Glove

There are two styles of mountain bike gloves I use. The first is your basic, light-weight, and is really there to keep your hands from slipping off your bars when they are covered with sweat, or when you slide across the hard pack dirt trails. The second type of glove I use is for longer rides, with a bit more padding in the palm and…

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Big Wheels Rolling

Question: What Wheel Size is Your Next MTB?

Hypothetically ladies, if you were to buy a bike this weekend what would it be? Please answer the questions below! Wheelsize Brand and Model Your height Your riding style Thank you for your input!

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Bicycle Fashion

3 Reasons to Connect Fashion with Bicycling

A guest article from Maria Boustead of Po Campo. Learn more about Maria at the bottom of the article. First off, let me define what I mean when I say “fashion” and “bicycling” for the purposes of this post. By fashion I mean personal style, or how people choose to express themselves by the way they dress. I am not talking about runway looks or…

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