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2012 Trek Neko
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Pretend we are listening to the Superman jingle in the background… “Is it a hybrid? Is it a mountain bike? No! It is a Dual Sport bike!” Joking aside, the Trek Dual Sport lineup, when it was under the Gary Fisher brand originally, was a huge favorite of stocking bikes

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2012 Specialized Amira
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We have already been lucky to see the 2012 Specialized Women’s 29er carbon hardtail, the Fate, but there is another new high end from Specialized this year for women – The Amira

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Salsa Casseroll Commuter Bike
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I’ve done tons of posts elsewhere in the web about the Salsa Casseroll.  It could be one of the most universal bikes I have ever purchased (besides the Surly Karate Monkey.)  Geared, internally geared, single, drop bars, flat bars, rear rack, no rack, chainguard, mud flaps, and the list of

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2012 Specialized Fate Womens 29er
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In the past year 29ers finally hit the women’s niche of the market.  Locally I have only been able to put my hands on the Trek versions of the women’s 29ers.  After the test ride and looking deeper at the geometry I wasn’t sold. The bike didn’t ride well, but

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Arleigh Jenkins
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This Saturday was much of the same if you have an active family with kids, and you’re a cyclist wanting to get in a longer bike ride.   I have a road bike to test out and review, a Raleigh Capri 4.0.  There’s lacrosse games on the other end of the

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Bontrager Shoe Review
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Long Term Bontrager RL Mountain WSD Cycling Shoe Review MSRP: $139.99 Sizes: 36-43 euro (including half sizes between 37.5-41.5) Details: eSole insole, durable heal cup and toe box, two straps and a third ratchet with buckle Shoes and saddles have always been the two most sensitive areas with me.  I’ve

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2010 Raleigh Clubman Review
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A full review of the Raleigh Clubman Bike, including how I made it fit a female cyclist

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airbornegoblin.JPG
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  MSRP: $1,199.95 A well built bike for  5 cents under $1,200.   For the person looking to upgrade their entry level bike, getting into 29ers or simply a deal finder that will upgrade the parts as they need. (I fit in the latter.) Weight: 18 inch is 28 lbs

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Renovo Bicycles
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Often I come back from industry events like the 2011 Sea Otter Classic and people ask me what the coolest thing I saw was.  I try to highlight all of those things on Bike Shop Girl and keep the fluff to the rest of the internet.  One of these things

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Airborne Goblin 29er Preview
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When I was first notified that I had made the cut for the Airborne Flight Crew my selfish first thought was “when do I get to try out the bikes?” No longer do either the dreaming of bikes, or critically going through the specifications or grams of a bicycle do

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