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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.

Raleigh Hi Life Cyclocross Single Speed Frame
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Bike prep is one of the most important things you can do prior to a race or any big ride.   Most people will do a last minute check over before any race or big ride, but when was the last time you did a post race check over? Road Wet

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Women's Bicycle Racing
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For 2011 we are excited to get rolling a team of all teams, one to empower, encourage and motivate to move everyone towards bicycles!

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NC Cyclocross
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Never build a bicycle days before a race without being able to ride it, never make major changes like gearing or tires with out being able to test ride.

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New Years Resolution
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My resolutions were simple, and parallel much of my 2011 season list we touched on last week.  I want to make a keynote that I want to know your resolutions and how we can make each other accountable for them! Drum Roll Please Start riding on the road Start actively

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One of the best things I enjoy about ringing in a new year is looking back at 2010 and taking inventory. A recap of sorts, we’ll touch on popular post, link traffic in, and Bike Shop Girl elsewhere in the world. Most Popular Post in 2010 The Bicycle Industry is

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As the holidays are winding down and people are getting home for travels, or heading out on their own version I want to see what everyone received for the holidays! My Presents for the Holiday Now, I don’t believe I received any bicycle related holiday gifts. Unless the awesome $8

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It is easy to say that 2010 for me was one of changes, mental rearranging and finding my footing in the end.  I have many hopes going into 2011 for life and more specific cycling.  Some of my goals are more basic than others but by mid 2011 I hope

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In my teens I loved to watch pro cycling.  This was the time when Greg Lemond, then Mario Cipollini and then the near decade of Lance Armstrong taking over.   It was an exciting time to watch pro cycling from the classics to the tours.  With Robbie McEwen and Robbie

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We can almost count the time to Christmas in hours and unfortunately I missed Hanukkah for all my Jewish friends and followers.  I’ve been asked by many what to get their cycling loved ones or friends for those last minute gifts or stocking stuffers. Top Last Minute Gift Ideas Gift

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I wanted to write everyone and say thank you again, and to also note that I’ve been taking a mental break away from blogging and cycling thoughts. My hope of this is to come back refreshed with a cleaner vision of how I’m going to go forward with cycling in

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