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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.

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Back in March during the Cervelo dealer show, I had the opportunity to sit in on a question/answer session with Patricia Schwager of the Cervelo Test Team.

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For the past few months I’ve been doing my best to find good video content, inspiration and motivation to continue to learn to become a better “filmographer.”  ONly this past fall did I start messing with video, coming from a photography and graphic design background. One of the streams on

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If you are a loyal BSG reader, you know that about two weeks I slowed down on articles. No fear, my new iMac is here!  My laptop wasn’t able to push the HD video and audio I needed to do for the podcast and video reviews here in BSG and

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BlogCycling TipsRideSaddle TalkWomen's Cycling

The easy answer to the question “Can I wear guys cycling shorts?” Yes! The hidden answer after that is, as long as they fit you. For a very long time women were lucky to have various types of moderate level shorts.  There has been a few companies that come to

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BlogClothingFashion, Style and Clothing

MSRP : $199.99 GORE-TEX® Paclite® Shell Options : 4 colors, 6 sizes From the Company This waterproof and breathable road cycling jacket offers great protection in bad weather conditions. Plus it will fit in any backpack folded up. Initial Thoughts A compact, completely waterproof jacket even down to the taped

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BlogCycling TipsPartsRide

This past Saturday I suited up for a 6 hour mountain bike race.  I haven’t been able to get on the bike that often lately, especially the mountain bike.  The course was found in Wilkesboro, NC, and was a rather hilly course.  One thing to know about where I am

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I apologize quickly about the lack of post, I’ve been “training” and participating in various various. Last weekend was a Sprint Tri in Huntersville, NC – Cool Breeze Tri.  I finished, that was the goal This weekend is a 6 hour mountain bike race in Wilkesboro, NC – 6 Hours

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This morning I was reminded quickly into my ride why I wear eyeglasses at all time, either sunglasses or normal, to see, glasses.  A large bee hit right smack in the middle of my glass lense.  If I didn’t have them on, the bee would of been in my eye.

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BlogCycling TipsRideWomen's Cycling

It is a known fact that as we age it is harder to keep the weight off.  Not only are our own bodies changing and making it more difficult, but as well as limited time and more responsibilities.   It was much easier in school, or a younger age to go

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BikesBlogCycling TipsMechanicsWomen's Cycling

We recently took delivery of a 2010 Raleigh Clubman. In this 6 minute clip we go through the basics of unboxing a bicycle. A full review will be available on http://www.CommuteByBike.com soon. A walk through building a bicycle up from the boxed form.  This is how most bikes show up

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