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Week End Roundup

Philly Bike Expo This weekend, Nov 9 & 10th Juliana Bicycles Hiring Juliana Bicycles, a women’s specific mountain bike brand, is looking for a Brand Manager Quick Start Cyclocross Training Have you been bit by the cyclocross bug? This quick start plan will get you in better shape for the late season successes! Bikenomics Bicycle infrastructure creates more jobs per million dollars spent than any…

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Safety Concerns for Giro della Toscana Leads to Protest

This past weekend a moment in women’s cycling history happened, and you probably didn’t hear about it. In the fourth stage of the Giro della Toscana more than half of the racers did not finish. Why? In protest of the lack of safety for the group. This included lack of security for riders while on roads, and leaving the peloton to ride through traffic. While…

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Your Feedback Wanted: What Makes a Great Women’s Cycling Team?

Over the years I have been lucky enough to be embraced, grow with and learn from some great women’s groups. The first that comes to mind is Artemis Racing out of the Mid-Atlantic and then there are the Dirt Diva’s in Charlotte, NC. As I mentioned earlier this week, one of my goals over the next year is to help my Team Cycleton build and…

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Fort Follies’ Women’s Grand Prix & Ride with the Stars

The US Pro Challenge hits Fort Collins this Saturday, and so does the Fort Follies’ Women’s Grand Prix with many other women’s events.   Ride with the Stars       8am : Event starts at 8am. Enjoy a leisurely ride with some of the professional ladies! Will ride to Crankenstein’s in Old Town for $1 coffee drinks (there will be ample bike parking). Highlighting ladies,…

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5 Fundamentals of Riding Everyone Should Take Note Of

When I tell people I run a website with the goal to empower women in cycling they automatically hear “feminist.” This is as far from truth as you can get as I simply want more people on bikes, and realize that a huge opportunity is to empower women on two wheels. Last week the Bike League released a report wrapping women’s cycling stats and misconceptions…

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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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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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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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Women And Bicycles

WABA’s Women & Bicycles Program

WABA (Washington Area Bicycle Association) is putting together an education and outreach program to get more women on bikes! While the program is still in the infancy it seems they have obtainable goals and mission to begin with. I’m excited to follow along with what WABA is doing and how these efforts can be duplicated elsewhere. From WABA…. Why is getting more women on bikes…

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National Women’s Bicycling Forum: March 4th

On March 4th, 2013, timing around the National Bike Summit, the League of American Bicyclists are hosting the second annual National Women’s Bicycling Forum. I asked Carolyn, Director of Communications at the League of American Bicyclists, some follow up questions to learn more about what the League has planned for this Forum! About the National Women’s Bicycling Forum Join hundreds of fellow advocates and enthusiasts who are…

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