A young, 10 year old, girl in New Jersey is fighting for the right of safety to cross the road from school. For all the talk we are giving about Safe Routes to School and helping childhood obisety hopefully the Girl Scout and local town can find a good middle ground for the young girl to have to chose between walking home alone or crossing a busy intersection.
NATIONAL PARK Ten-year-old Emily Sztenderowicz has two choices when she walks home from school: Go alone so she can utilize the crossing guards posted near the school, or walk with a friend and have to cross busy Hessian Avenue.
Burley Design, in conjunction with the CPSC, has announced a voluntary product recall of all 2009 d’Lite ST and Solo ST trailers.
In order to determine if you have an affected trailer, please read the documents below.
Furious blog entries and news articles are popping up across the internet that SIGG, known for their BPA free bottles weren’t so BPA free prior to August 2008. If you remember that SIGG was one of the few bottles out there that parents were trusting their kids to drink out of when they were throwing away all their other bottles like Nalgene’s.
Now SIGG has gone public with an announcement that all of their bottles are completely BPA free, thanks to their new “EcoCare” powder-based, co-polyester coating.
Thanks to racing, being neutral support or being roped into mechanical support for 12 and 24 hour mountain bike racers I have had the ability to meet some awesome people in my travels. Two of those people, Zeke and Carey, are riding their bikes across the Rockies. Continue reading →
As the trend is showing, for 2010, bike companies have taken note and are adding more women’s bikes to their line up. Specialized has added two high end road bikes to their line and wow they are beauties!
Cycling and fashion is becoming a hand in hand thought. Women riding in skirts, guys and their “tweed” rides or better yet guys in their white spandex. Fashion is in right now with the cycling industry and Riding Pretty is documenting it around Santa Cruz.
There are many bicycle photo blogs out, many of which will be talked about here and there on Bike Shop Girl. Riding Pretty is monitored by Shelly Shroeder, who keeps a photo gallery and even has an online store for helmet covers.
Worried about changing that flat or cleaning your bike because your hands will get filthy? Have no fear, Grease Monkey Wipes are here! Soon these will be found in my tool box, saddle bag and car first aid kit.
Grease Monkey Wipes are individually packaged degreasing/cleaning wipes that use a natural, non-toxic, citrus based formula to handle heavy duty cleaning including grease and grime. Their compact size and portable nature make them perfectly suited to be carried in a jersey pocket, saddle bag, or bento box. The wipes have several applications in the bike world and can be used to either remove grease/road grime from your hands after you change flat mid-ride, remove grease from your calf, or even degrease your chain