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Lab-Gear 99 : Preview

After wearing, commuting and putting the Lab-Gear clothing through their paces. What is Lab-Gear? Merino wool, custom cut and made for me. We’ll see how it held up.

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Banjo Brothers Commuter Backpack Review : Long Term

Banjo Brothers Commuter Backpack $79.99 Overall : 4 out of 5 stars. Pros : Durabilty, storage/pockets, replaceable inner liner. Cons : Size,  heat/sweat in the summer months. For the past few months I’ve been using a my Banjo Brothers Commuter Backpack for a variety of things.  The gym, going to work with my laptop, and even in the front of the Civia Loring that I…

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fi’zi:k Vesta : Preview

For the past few years I have named the cut out or indention in the saddles for women “cooter holes.”  No, it isn’t PC but neither are all the people making saddles for women with out even having a variety of women testing them prior to selling hundreds to unknowing souls. fi’zi:k knows saddles.  They are one of the top selling road saddles for guys…

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Because More Women Obey Laws, We become a Statistic

Women cyclists are far more likely to be killed by a lorry because, unlike men, they tend to obey red lights and wait at junctions in the driver’s blind spot, according to a study. The report by Transport for London’s road safety unit was completed last July but has been kept secret. It suggests that some cyclists who break the law by jumping red lights…

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Bike Pedal Powered Christmas Tree Lights

Copenhagen is known for using their bikes for the better good now has done it for Christmas.  For the United Nations Climate Summit used bikes to power their very large Christmas tree lights.

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Smartwool PhD Sock Review : Intro

In the South East of the US it is becoming time to pull out your base layer long underwear and find your wool socks. Personally, I enjoy wearing my wool socks year round but not many others around my bike shop feel the same way.

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Rain Gear for Women

Men have it easy, across the board it seems, with cycling. Clothing fits them easier, they don’t need specially designed bikes normally and most men don’t care what rain gear looks like or how it fits on them.

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Women’s Cycling Magazine Covers Bike Shop Girl

A little while ago I was interviewed by a freelance writer for a new startup magazine dedicated to women, Women’s Cycling Magazine.  The writer wasn’t sure the article would be snagged but she loved Bike Shop Girl and wanted to try to put it under the editors eyes. Yesterday I noticed a tweet that I was featured on Women’s Cycling Magazine online!

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I Spy : Hoo Ha Ride Glide Review

There are tons of different types of chamois butter, from various companies that are special for different reasons. First you have “natural” ingredients, others have a cooling sensation, and some a numbing. Now Hoo Ha Ride Glide is the first chamois butter created by women for women, because guys we are built different down there. Some of you might be asking what chamois butter is. …

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