Close

Melissa Magann 6 Hours of Warrior Creek

Melissa’s Race Recap: 2011 6 Hours of Warrior Creek

April 6, 2011 – Now I remember why I don’t race any more – you have to get up too dang early. But I’m up and on my way to N. Wilkesboro, NC for the 6 Hours of Warrior Creek to race in the female duo category with my awesome partner, Arleigh Jenkins (brainchild of em:pwr cycling) and my “pit crew” Shelley with me. It’s…

Read More
SRM Cranks

Questions for Users of Cycling Power

As I dive deeper into training and coaching, the question of power always comes up.  What have I used, why have I used it, and so on…. As I’m researching more to decide on purchases in the future, or recommendations for friends I have questions for you. How many of you own a power capturing device? (Garmin, SRM, Power Tap, Quark, Polar) Which brand do…

Read More
6 Hours of Warrior Creek

Arleigh’s Race Recap: 2011 6 Hours of Warrior Creek

As a human I try not to stress about the small things in life, only when I am highly intoxicated do I start to worry about all the things in life that I am juggling.   A few days last week I started to stress out majorly about the upcoming 6 Hours of Warrior Creek. Worries are for Pussies And I’m a pussy.   Here’s a small…

Read More
Rebecca Rusch

Motivational Monday with Rebecca Rusch

A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals 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 I can’t say enough great things abouthttp://rebeccarusch.com/.   In years past I’ve had the honor to be in her pit…

Read More
Airborne Bicycles Flight Crew

Airborne Bicycles: A Partnership

In February Airborne Bicycles put out a call for Flight Crew members.   Essentially Flight Crew members are a small group of brand ambassadors.   You get to ride a bike, for free, goto Sea Otter (to work the booth), for free, and encourage cycling.   When I heard this news I was ecstatic.  I already had my eye on on an Airborne Goblin for the 2011 season,…

Read More
30 days of biking

30 Days of Biking Starts Today!

April marks many things.  April fools, spring showers, flowers, bike racing, major league baseball and many other things.   It also marks the month of biking.  30 days of biking to be exact. 30 Days of Biking The only rule for 30 Days of Biking, April 1–30, 2011, is that you bike every day for 30 days—around the block, 20 miles to work, whatever suits you—then…

Read More
Chrome Mini Messenger Bag Review

Chrome Mini Messenger Bag: Long Term Review

In February I did a preview of the Chrome Mini Messenger that I received for review at no charge from Chrome (yes that is my mandatory disclaimer.)    For the past 6 weeks I have been riding, using for work, the gym and even used it as a warm bed for a small baby chihuahua. Features of the Chrome Mini Messenger A few key things that…

Read More
Warrior Creek

6 Hours of Warrior Creek Race Prep

I haven’t been on the bike enough during the pre-season to consider myself “in training.”  Riding and working out were a priority, but so was getting used to eating differently, lacrosse games and life!   The past couple months I am proud the direction my cycling riding and can say that I am starting to feel that cycling is back as part of my life like…

Read More
Pam Sayler Kinetic Trainers

Motivational Monday : Pam Sayler

A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals 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 1. What’s your name and location? Pam Sayler, the cold frigid Minnesota.  (Pam is the North American Sales Manager…

Read More
MTB Group Ride

Group Riding Fears

Fear is an interesting animal.  Some people lack the normal types of fears, they are the “fearless” and can be found back flipping bikes or driving fast in the rain.   Fear to me is self preservation and common sense, tied with adventure.  Which part is larger, which part is stronger and what direction will you be pulled? First times for events in your life cause…

Read More