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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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This morning I was, brutally, reminded that some areas of the country are still in the freezing cold and in the need of bike trainers.  There are other reasons to ride a trainer outside of weather.  Including dedicated training intervals, warming up at races and even darkness can force us

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A great webinar is happening at the end of this month thanks to Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. I have emailed an inquiry for some sort of content list of what will be covered, if feedback is welcome and the exact goals of the webinar.  Regardless, this is a

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In Florida, it seems to be raining none stop today which means that today’s group ride was rained out. One advantage of this was the free time to give you a recap of a few key things we have learned during our sessions here at Cervelo Brainbike. Make sure to

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Thanks to covering the North American Handmade Bicycle Show for Versus.com I was able to get a few really good one on one interviews with builders that may never of happened. Here is the first with Sacha White of Vanilla Workshop. Make sure to subscribe to the Bike Shop Girl

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As a young child I always going out on my bike or out on a run to get out. I wasn’t one to play video games or watch tv, I always needed to get out. Because of this the bicycle gave me a freedom further than my two feet. I

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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