Post Archive

September 2013

Rickshaw VELO Backpack
BagsCommutingReviews

“Made right here in San Francisco, The medium Velo edition backpack is an exercise in minimalist design — sleek, simple, lightweight, black. My goal was to address the essential functionality of the everyday, all-purpose carry-all — nothing less, nothing more. I wanted a casual, yet stylish, alternative to the old-school book

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Cross of the North 2013
AdventuresRace Reports

When someone asks how your race went, traditionally you want to tell them your place 1st or 5th out of 10, something to that tune. When you are in last place you want to list out all the other positives of the race, this was my race this past Sunday.

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Motivational Monday with Joan
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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Cross of the North Colorado
AdventuresColorado CyclingCyclocross

My first cyclocross “race” is this coming Sunday; I use the word race loosely as I’m looking at it as bicycle practice, with a very high average heart rate. Things to do for my first CX race of the season Find wheels for my cyclocross bike. I have a pair

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Cannondale Women's Hi-MOD Evo
BikesReviews

MSRP: $6600 Sizes: 44, 48, 51, 54, 56 Details: Geometry is based on front stack height (how tall the front end is), Shimano Dura Ace through out other than the Cannondale Hollowgram SI cranks. Wheels/Tires are from Mavic

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crossvegas women's race
Better Bike Industry

Ladies, you have an even bigger reason to head to Las Vegas later this month. Lazer Sport has made it so women are receiving equal payout at the 2013 Cross Vegas race. Now ladies, support the race and sponsor that has allowed this to happen! Lazer has stepped up their

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Bern Allston Helmet Review
CommutingFeaturedPartsReviews

Back in July I introduced Bern Helmets’ new ventilated model, the Allston. With a couple months of testing, three different reviewers and some matchy handlebar tape, I’m ready to give you my opinion. The Bern Allston The Allston has 16 vents, weighs in at a claimed 13 ounces and comes in

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Sombrio Women's Origami Jersey
ClothingMountainReviews

When you hear jersey I bet you think spandex, pockets and zippers. Each of these features have its benefits; pockets for food and tools, zippers for airflow and spandex to keep close to your body. These features have very little use in mountain biking with backpacks strapped to our backs

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Motivational Monday with Mandy
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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Bicycle Practice
AdventuresCycling TipsRide

As humans grow older it is easy to forget that we aren’t perfect at everything and we must try new things, or practice old ones, to continue to grow. Cycling adults know this to a certain point. If you aren’t good at climbing, go find a hill. If you are

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