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Naked, Without My Basket

Two months ago I started commuting daily with the most fashionable basket possible, Basil Blossom Basket. At first I felt like a nerd, I have a pannier on one side of my rear rack and then this large, in charge, basket up front.  The more I used it, the more I fell in love.

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Webinar on March 31: Writing Women Back into Bicycling

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 great step forward and I’m excited to hear what all is going to be touched…

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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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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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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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