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Interbike Prep

Boat loads of emails, phone calls, meetings scheduled, iPhone app downloaded, previews and scheduling post out for the next 6 days. What’s that you hear? It’s time for Interbike Figuring out work flow, camera settings, organizing meetings with bike dealers and bike vendors. Hitting up Interbike for two different goals, representing the lines I “work for” and as “Bike Shop Girl.” This is going to…

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Active Angelz

Interbike ’12: Active Angelz

A Bike Shop Girl exclusive, first look at the new Active Angelz line that will be launched next week at Interbike! Active Angelez’s Launches New Female Endurance Athlete Line September 19th at the Interbike Expo 2012 Active Angelz announces their athletic line’s launch at the Interbike Expo, September 19th at booth 12138. Be one of the first to feature and review this line before it hits the…

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Arleigh Jenkins 2012 Burn 24

2012 Burn 24 Hour Race Recap

The secret of discipline is motivation. When a man is sufficiently motivated, discipline will take care of itself. -Alexander Paterson Every race you do, you must take away something from it. Learn, develop and strive to be that much better the next time. Often the fight you are picking is with yourself. To be a better rider, a better person. Pre-Ride Last Friday I went…

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cyclingperformance

Charlotte Cycling Seminar: Maximize Your Training

This has been temporarily postponed due to a operator error. When it comes back up I will let you know asap! Maximize Your Training Feb. 4, 2012 • 1-5 p.m. Presbyterian Hospital Multipurpose Room 200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte This event is FREE, but space is limited! Call 704-384-CARE (2273) today to reserve your spot A seminar lead by sports medicine guru’s (I love that word)…

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Lake Norman Bicycle Route

Lake Norman Bike Route Ribbon Cutting This Weekend

If you are a local to me (Charlotte/Lake Norman, NC) then you should know about the dedication event of the Lake Norman Bicycle Route. The route is planned to circle Lake Norman on marked roads, greenways, and showing points of interest. The route is 3/4 of the way marked and mapped! Read more about it or view the map here.  This Saturday is the event…

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Interbike Booth Babes

Booth Babes at Interbike are a Turnoff

This past Interbike I saved my vacation time and dollars for other things, leaving my coverage to be from industry friends and stalking the internet for worthwhile product to talk about. On return from Interbike a few female friends that work within the bicycle industry emailed or texted about the outrage from an article running in the daily version of Bicycle Retailer. Booth Babes have…

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NC Cyclocross

NC Cyclocross Clinic Recap

This past Sunday I dragged myself out of bed at o’dark 30 to prep myself and brain for my first cyclocross “clinic”. At around 7 o’clock teammate and all around awesome guy, George Berger, picked me up in his little Prius and we were off into the sunrise. The goal was to get to mountains of Boone North Carolina and the Pirate Race Products Cyclocross…

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