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Crashed Knee

A Delayed Reaction

The beginning of October I lined up for my second cyclocross race in Colorado. The Boulder Cup  at Valmont Bike Park was easily one of my top 3 cx courses ever ridden. Unfortunately, going into the last lap I lost traction on a bridge and wiped out. Quickly dusting myself off I hopped on the bike and bridged the gap on the girl that had…

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Motivational Monday with Julie

Motivational Monday with Julie in NC

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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chamois butter her' review

Review: Chamois Butt’r Her’ for Women

For any ride over an hour I normally apply a layer of thin cream called “chamois cream” between my chamois and skin. The reasoning is to keep friction low between chamois and body, as well as skin to skin.

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Motivational Monday Rashmi

Motivational Monday with Rashmi

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 LA DND Women's Gloves

Guest Review: Giro Women’s LA DND Gloves

Read the preview here Giro Women’s LA DND Gloves MSRP: $26 Details: Moisture-wicking, 4-way stretch breathable mesh. Reinforced fingertips. Flex zones at the knuckles Gloves are a necessity for me to mountain bike. Between sweaty palms, and crashing I like to keep my skin in place. I’m not needing a ton of padding, which is why these Giro gloves have been my goto choice for a…

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Light & Motion Vis

Review: Light & Motion Urban & VIS

Fall means less light and a crazy mid-afternoon sun glare for drivers. Why not help them (and yourself) by running blinky lights during the day and night? Meet my Favorite Lights Reviewed to Date Light & Motion Urban 200 and VIS 180 Micro Key things to know: USB rechargeable Easy rubber strap mount for installation and removal 180′ visibility with orange side lights Water resistant…

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