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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.

Sea Otter Classic Twitter
BlogCyclingEvent Coverage

As I’m traveling to the 2011 Sea Otter Classic I wanted a quick reference for everyone in attendance over the four days. Please share and add in comments any other twitter names I left off. If you are talking about the event, please use #SeaOtter @SeaOtterClassic @BikeShopGirlcom – Bike Shop

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While delayed at the Charlotte airport, I threw together a video using my Macbook’s iSight.  Working through the kinks.. In the film I mentioned a few things. Airborne Bicycles (partner and sponsor of Bike Shop Girl) Sea Otter Classic Sea Otter Ladies Lounge with Rebecca Rusch

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Sea Otter Ladies Lounge
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsWomen's Cycling

One of the things I am very excited about for the 2011 Sea Otter Classic is all the “ladies” focused events!   On Sunday there is a full day of events scheduled to get women more active in the cycling lifestyle. Sea Otter Ladies Lounge Sponsored by SRAM Rebecca Rusch,

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Cynthia Chin Motivational Monday
Motivational Monday

What’s your name and location? Cynthia Chin, the tropical climes of Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysian Borneo). What type of cycling do you enjoy? Both road and trail. What is your first cycling memory? Learning how to cycle on an old red raleigh (over 30 years ago), zipping downslope and crashing into

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Camelbak Octane 18X Preview
BagsMountainPartsPreviews

MSRP: $99.00 Water Capacity: 100oz Size: Expanded 20L, Closed 16L Weight: 1LB Details from Camelbak The CamelBak Octane 18X weighs in at just a pound and with 18L of fully expanded cargo capacity, this pack is perfect for 3+ hours of nonstop action. The Octane 18X features an independent suspension,

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Melissa Magann 6 Hours of Warrior Creek
BlogRace Reports

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

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SRM Cranks
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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

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6 Hours of Warrior Creek
BlogRace Reports

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

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Rebecca Rusch
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

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

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Airborne Bicycles Flight Crew
BlogWomen's Cycling

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

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