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Motivational Monday Shalin

Motivational Monday with Shalin from Singapore

What is your name and location? Shalin in Singapore What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road riding What is your first cycling memory? Trying on a tricycle with dad, I was 3 then. Who inspires you to ride? Better yet, why? A close friend…to lose weight What has been your best moment on the bike so far this year? Being able to ride with…

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Motivational Monday Cat

Motivational Monday with Cat from Chicago

What is your name and location? Cat – Chicago Illinois What type of cycling do you enjoy? Centuries & commuting What is your first cycling memory? As a kid of 8 or 9 years old, pink sparkly banana seat Schwinn with tassels on my handlebars, riding down my residential block in El Paso Texas, pretending I was flying. Who inspires you to ride? Better yet,…

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Women Bike

Women Bike Mini-Grant Awards

I realize this is very much a repost of a press release, but the idea is killer and each program is unique. Do you think you could use any of these ideas in your community? To seed and support this growing momentum to encourage women from all backgrounds to become engaged in bicycling and the bike movement, the League of American Bicyclists’ Women Bike program has awarded…

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LUNA Pro Team

LUNA Pro Team SuperShonny

As seen over on LUNA Pro Team’s page It started out as a calm peaceful Friday. Shonny left before the sun rose, headed for Prescott, AZ, to race the Whiskey 50 mountain bike race with most of her Luna teammates. One hour into the 5 hour drive her truck transmission started slipping badly. So instead of being disappointed that she couldn’t make the race (and…

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Motivational Monday with Kristin

Motivational Monday with Kristin

What is your name and location? Kristin Apotsos, Melbourne Beach, Florida What type of cycling do you enjoy? Cyclocross, mountain biking, riding bikes to school with my 2 kids, I want to like road cycling What is your first cycling memory? I felt like a hot shot when I was given my neighbor’s robin egg blue Schwinn with a sparkly banana seat. Several years later,…

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Bike League Women Bike

Women Bike with the Bike League

Some killer information from the Bike League’s program Women Bike May is National Bike Month, and we want to make sure you have all the tools and inspiration you need to get women riding in your community! In this special edition of the Women Bike E-news, we’re keeping it short — so you can get out and ride, of course! To help showcase the power of…

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Bike Expo New York Women’s Panel

No Sweat! A Girl’s Guide To Riding a Bicycle in New York City

Bike Expo New York Women’s Panel Focuses on Attracting More Women to the Bike Lanes Will Bike Share Help Close the Cycling Gender Gap? New York, April 29 – Riding a bicycle in New York City is efficient, affordable, healthy and, above all, fun. Popularity of cycling for transportation and recreation is about to soar to new heights as the bike share system, due to launch…

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Motivational Monday with Suzanne E.

Motivational Monday with Suzanne E.

What is your name and location? Suzanne E. San Diego California What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road, Track and baby trailer park hopping What is your first cycling memory? I was four and the much bigger neighbor kid got a banana seat bike with ape hangers. I asked to try it. I could barely reach the pedals and I could not touch the…

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Mother's Day

Mother’s Day: What Do You Want?

I’m drafting up Mother’s Day idea list, either ideas of what to do bike related (Cyclofemme) or gift ideas for those waiting for the last minute perfect gift. What are you wanting bike related?

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Giant Avail Inspire 2013

Liv/giant Avail Inspire for Breast Cancer

Liv/Giant teamed up with Young Survival Coalition for a 2nd contest to design a new Giant bike for 2013. Barbara’s winning design of cherry blossoms has very personal meanings to me (I have a large tattoo of cherry blossom’s on my left arm/shoulder.) Check out the bike and continue to read Barbara’s story below! Before her battle with breast cancer, Barbara Greenlee of Bothell, WA would not have considered…

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