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Velo News Pro Rider Diary : Amber Neben

VeloNews.com has a pretty amazing run down of their monthly Pro Rider Diary’s.   From the big names of Jeremy Powers, Michael Barry, and Ted King.  They recently added a woman, Amber Neben.   With only one article up so far, I’m excited to keep on top of what this World Champion and Olympian is doing. How do you describe what it feels like to prepare so…

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Introducing Rapha’s Womens Line

Rapha, the fine company that makes the clothing threads of many cyclist “lust list.”  You pray a pretty penny for their clothing, but it will delivery over and over again compared to some of those other main stream brands.  Their clothing is designed by cyclist, for cyclist.  The type of cyclist that will ride all day in a pair of shorts, through rain and snow…

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WOW : Women on Wheels, A Ladies Night Out March 4, 2010

Across the US many great shops are realizing that women need one night in a bicycle shop all to themselves.  Ladies Night, it was coined by a large corporation, but its that one night they aren’t intimidated and you will see mostly if not all WOMEN in a bicycle shop.  Tops of topics can be covered from how to, to new product releases or clinics.  Find…

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Podcast Episode #1 : US Made Bikes and Parts

[podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-Episode1.mp3[/podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-Episode1.mp3 Take a listen to Episode #1 : US Made Bikes and Parts. In this podcast I talk about when or why I buy US made products, a couple big names still making in the US, as well as linking you to the upcoming National Handmade Bicycle Show. Companies we talked about: Trek Bikes Cannondale Terry Thanks to Team Estrogen Forums for the idea!

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US Made : Does It Matter?

Currently (literally right now) I am working on a podcast to talk about American made product, why it matters and should it. What do you think? Give us your feedback!

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Cell Phone Ban : Do you feel better on the road?

Across the country the use of cellphones while driving is being cracked down on. Depending on your area it could be as simple as “no texting” or as strict as no cell phone use, unless on work duty. The statistics for accidents and deaths due to use of cellphones are very high, to be honest it is one of the biggest fears I have as…

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Follow Friday Links (A Day Late)

A list of racer-esque women on bikes, if you are ever lacking motivation check out these ladies! Meredith Miller Katie Compton Amy Dombroski Joan Hanscom WORS Women Nicola Cranmer

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Women of Dirt Movie Trailer

Slowly, very slowly, women are getting the nod for doing things in the cycling sport.  This time a great movie (trailer is below) celebrating gravity mountain bikers and what women can do in the sport. Awesome Land: Women Of Dirt is a unique look into the world of Downhill Racing, Dirt Jumping and Freeriding. This film looks through the eyes of the wondrous women that…

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dznuts Bliss (Now Shipping)

dznuts Bliss, another chamois butter aimed for women. Ladies you have spoken and dznuts has answered. This elegant pro grade chamois cream for women provides the comfort and lubricious saddle glide required for top level training and racing. It is scientifically formulated for women’s sensitive skin. (4oz. tube) anti-bacterial: pre/probiotics complex reduces the chance of infection and encourages beneficial skin flora growth. anti-inflamatory: decreases itching,…

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