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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.

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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Preview: Chrome Niko Camera Bag
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Chrome has been rolling out some great bags this season! The Sherman, the Salvage series, and now a SLR camera bag! Chrome Niko Pro Camera Bag Pulling from their messenger bag shoulder strap and seat belt buckle setup, the new camera bag is stealth and very Chrome. A large main

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2012 Trek Neko
Bike ProfileBlogPreviews

Pretend we are listening to the Superman jingle in the background… “Is it a hybrid? Is it a mountain bike? No! It is a Dual Sport bike!” Joking aside, the Trek Dual Sport lineup, when it was under the Gary Fisher brand originally, was a huge favorite of stocking bikes

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Problem Solvers
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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Milliegoat
BlogInterviewsMotivational MondayWomen's Cycling

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 is

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2012 Specialized Amira
Bike ProfileBikesBlogPreviews

We have already been lucky to see the 2012 Specialized Women’s 29er carbon hardtail, the Fate, but there is another new high end from Specialized this year for women – The Amira

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People for Bikes
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From our dear friends at People for Bikes : Federal funding for bicycling and walking is in jeopardy. We need you to send a short email today to your members of Congress. Today, Congressman John Mica of Florida, Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, outlined his plans for the

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longsleeve
BlogWomen's Cycling

  Did you see how much fun we were having on the EM:PWR Cycling Club and want to be part of the cool kids? Did you miss the original EM:PWR Cycling kit order?  Did you purchase a jersey and realized you wanted 10 more? Did you crave a long sleeve

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ego check
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It seemed like a good idea the night before, going for a mountain bike ride on the Fourth of July. Our plans were a bit foiled when we slept in, and then believed it rained over night (our trails don’t allow for mountain biking 24 hours after rain showers.) We

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Robin Farina National Champion
BlogInterviewsMotivational MondayWomen's Cycling

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. Do you know someone that motivates and inspires you? Send us your answers and photo to Girly@BikeShopGirl.com Robin

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