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Headed to Cervelo Brainbike

I’m headed to Orlando, FL to get my ride on and to geek out on the latest and greatest from Cervelo.  While the shop has received most of it’s 2010 pre-season bike order and I’ve been able to geek out on high end road shop that way, there are still bikes I haven’t seen. During the next three days keep an eye out for updates,…

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Podcast Episode #4 : Interview with Marla Streb

Mountain biker extraordinaire, Marla Streb, took some time from managing Team Luna Chix to tell us more about what she and the team are up to.  The extra bonus was information about the new Luna Sport Clothing, a clothing line designed by women, for women.

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USA Cycling is Pushing Women’s BMX

As a BMX rider, not quite racer yet, I’m very excited to see USA Cycling putting their money and efforts behind getting more girls further in their BMX career. 2012 Olympics here we come! The United States has a large, undeveloped pool of 14 to 18-year-old female riders who are internationally capable. The objective of the BMX Women’s Development Program is to move athletes from…

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North American Handmade Bicycle Show Roundup

Last weekend a couple of us from Bike Shop Girl went to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Richmond, VA.  We covered the show for a variety of media’s and wanted to put them all down in one place for your viewing pleasure. Versus.com Intro, Day 1, Interview with Nick Crumpton CommuteByBike.com HandmadeBicycleShow.com Bike Shop Girl NAHBS on Youtube Flickr Set with over 600…

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Ritchey WCS Curve Bar

Ritchey Bicycle Components have released a new shallow drop road bar, Curve Bar,  available in aluminum or carbon.  With a respectable 235g (alum) and 210g (carbon) this handlebar could be found on many women’s bars in the upcoming season. Pricing will be between $95-285 dependent on alum/carbon. Details from Ritchey •Fixed shallow 128mm drop with a smooth transition for a comfortable hand position •Allows rider…

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2010 NAHBS : YiPsan Bicycles

While at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show I was swept over with gorgeous bikes and brilliant bike builders.  One of these guys I’ve had the chance to work with in the past, Renold YiPsan.  His yellow bike with gorgeous front basket was a crowd please and best of show!

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2010 NAHBS : Sheila Moon

This past weekend, while at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, I was able to talk with Sheila Moon – provider of fine cycling clothing.  While I finish up the video clip of our interview, I’m going to tease you with a few photos of her clothing.

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Podcast Episode #3 : Interview with Joan Hanscom of USGP

[podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-Episode3.mp3[/podcast] Last week we met up to talk with Joan Hansom of the US Grand Prix of Cyclocross and as well as the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. We talked about many things but key links of interest : US Grand Prix of Cyclocross 2013 Cyclocross World Championships Artemis Racing Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12 Racing North America Handmade Bicycle Show

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2,000 Nude Cyclist

There has been the naked bicycle rides and events but I believe this photographer set the standards a tad bit higher than I’ve seen done before. Dozens of women posed naked on their bicycles on a bridge over one of Amsterdam’s historic canals on Sunday – a unique sight even in a city famed for its relaxed attitude toward nudity and sex. Found at the…

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