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August 2013

Mailbox Cycling shorts
AdventuresCycling Tips

Daily I receive a good amount of email questions from the Ask a Question form. As I find frequently asked or interesting questions I will be answering them from the Mailbox. Mailbox Question I have decided to begin to ride a bike to lose weight and get fit. I am

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Motivational Monday with Terry
MotivationMotivational Monday

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.

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Giro Sonnet
PartsReviews

Giro Sonnet Women’s Helmet MSRP $90 Details: 25 vents, no visor, in-mold construction A helmet under $100 with a slender shape for women, that’s the Giro Sonnet. Pro’s: Weight, price, color options, availability in-store or online Con’s: Fit system hits my ponytail (details I know), very neutral colors available Overall Thoughts of

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womenroll
AdventuresBetter Bike IndustryWomen's Cycling

When I tell people I run a website with the goal to empower women in cycling they automatically hear “feminist.” This is as far from truth as you can get as I simply want more people on bikes, and realize that a huge opportunity is to empower women on two

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AdventuresColorado Cycling

For the past few days Emily’s parents have been visiting us in Denver. They are a fairly mellow couple but also very active. It’s a great joy to have them around, watching their mutual loving relationship and the enthusiasm for adventure is contagious. I can only strive to be to

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Motivational Monday with Christy
MotivationMotivational Monday

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.

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AdventuresTraining

After last week’s post of finding motivation, I’ve put my legs to the grindstone and found happiness in both days of commuting on Thursday and Friday. With threats of rain (flooding to be exact) each day as I pedaled closer to home I found myself chasing rainbows and finding peace

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PDW Aether Demon
CommutingElectronicsFeaturedReviews

It’s pretty apparent how I feel about bike lights and the level of safety they add to your bike rides. A blinking front and rear light are found on most of my bikes, including some of my mountain bikes if I’m going to hit the road on the way to

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Rainbow Hunting
AdventuresMotivation

Last week I committed to commuting 1,000 miles in August. Not less than 12 hours after typing that post I woke up swollen, looking like a chipmunk, in great pain from a tooth that later that day would need to be removed. After a dentist visit, one less tooth and

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Motivational Monday with Katie
MotivationMotivational Monday

What is your name and location? Katie, Charlotte, NC What type of cycling do you enjoy? mountain biking. More specifically, getting my wheels off the ground as much as possible What is your first cycling memory? Learning to ride without training wheels in a school parking lot. It was amazing.

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