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Arleigh

Arleigh Jenkins has over 15 years of bicycle industry experience from bike shop rat, to operations manager and GM. She was motivated to create Bike Shop Girl to empower women and families in bicycling.

FITS Co Sock Review
BlogClothingFashion, Style and ClothingWomen's Cycling

Pulling on the Performance Trail sock I felt like I was pulling on a Smart Wool sock but with more arch support. As if the sock was giving my sock a nice hug at the end of a long day.

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Tech Tuesday
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical

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Shelley Childers
BlogInterviewsMotivational 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. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! What’s your

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2012 Cannondale Bad Girl
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Another sneak peak into the new bikes for 2012. This time it is an urban Cannondale Bad Girl, the newest bike from Cannondale and the sister to their long time Bad Boy. The commuter and random alley hunting, urban lover, in me is jumping up and down to share this

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Tech Tuesday
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech TuesdayWomen's Cycling

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical

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Trek 2012 Lush Carbon Beauty
Bike ProfileBlogPreviews

I think bike manufactures are finally getting it. Women’s bikes are not taking a “unisex” bike, shortening the top tube and throwing a women’s saddle on there. Let me introduce you to the 2012 Trek Lush. There aren’t too many details but this is what I have so far. 120

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Motivatonal Monday Sirena
BlogInterviewsMotivational 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. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement!   What’s

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Specialized Jett
Bike ProfileBlogPreviews

When the Specialized carbon fiber 29er, the Fate, was released there was talk about the Jett. An aluminum version of the sporty carbon hardtail. Now there is details to share! Highend Aluminum Women’s Racing in 26″ or 29″ The new Specialized Jett comes in two models, Comp or Comp 29″.

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2012 Specialized Myka Elite FSR
Bike ProfileBlog

The Myka XC Mountain bike line from Specialized is their “XC recreational” series. This is your goto series for most women that aren’t looking for an aggressive stance mountain bike. 2012 Myka Hardtail Lineup Key details for the line include lower standover height, shorter stack (lower handlebars) and shortest reach

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Icebreaker Wool Womens Bike Jersey
BlogClothingFashion, Style and Clothing

I love wool. That is a great way to start an article about wool products, right? I love wool, the thought of wool reminds me of skiing trips, bundled up at the bus stop and all things winter. It does not remind me of 90º weather on the bike. This

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