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Why Should We Buy Local When It Isn’t Equal?

During the past month of mad scrambles to get presents and my new routine of walking the streets of Boulder, Colorado, past boutique’s and chains I have become jaded. Sidebar: I believe my feelings changed around the time American Express started pushing “Small Business Saturday” the day after Black Friday several years ago. If you really are a small business owner, there is a chance…

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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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Crashed Knee

A Delayed Reaction

The beginning of October I lined up for my second cyclocross race in Colorado. The Boulder Cup  at Valmont Bike Park was easily one of my top 3 cx courses ever ridden. Unfortunately, going into the last lap I lost traction on a bridge and wiped out. Quickly dusting myself off I hopped on the bike and bridged the gap on the girl that had…

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Tonight: Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado Women’s Summit

2013 BRAC Women’s Summit “2013 – The Year of the Cycling Woman” October 1, 2013 * 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Hosted by: Prestige Imports and the Colorado Women’s Cycling Project/Naked Women’s Racing Location:  9201 W Colfax Avenue * Lakewood, CO 80215 6:30 Get to know each other / Appetizers / Social time 7:00 Review and Comment – 2013 BRAC Women’s Program o Women’s Racing…

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Shop Guys Apply Here

Does anyone else notice a glaring problem in this ad posted on Bicycle Retailer currently?

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Driving Retail Success: Transitioning from Summer to Fall

As Summer winds down you should still have Summer Soft Goods displayed. Even though it’s still hot outside, your fall apparel is arriving. Now is the time to get the fall apparel on those new wood hangers, get your customers thinking about Fall riding and staying warm doing it. Create a focal point that shows off the new Fall styles. You can use your entrance…

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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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Cross of the North Colorado

Cyclocross Bicycle Practice, or my First CX Race is This Weekend

My first cyclocross “race” is this coming Sunday; I use the word race loosely as I’m looking at it as bicycle practice, with a very high average heart rate. Things to do for my first CX race of the season Find wheels for my cyclocross bike. I have a pair of Specialized Roval Pave wheels that I’ll be swapping over from my single speed. This…

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