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Women Bike Mechanics
Cycling TipsMechanics

A great article by Kath Bicknell was posted on Flow Mountain Bike. The article made some key points about how women make great mechanics and how better training could specifically make the void disappear of highly skilled women in the bike industry. Taking it a step further, I believe that

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Ridley Orion Chain
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

This is the time of year that all you want to do is ride your bike, not take it in for maintenance. One of my favorite things I would tell good clients was to ride the bike to the shop for a quick check over. Make it part of a monthly

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2012 RockShox SID 29er
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills that you should become best buds with your local mechanic

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BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

Been testing out the chest mount of the GoPro Hero2 for tech videos. This is a bunch of clips from a bike washing session last week!

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BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

Chris Duerkop shows nightriders a better way to illuminate the road with Problem Solvers’ Quick-Release Nut Light Mount.

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Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! Here at Bike Shop Girl I want women (and guys) to feel empowered and to have a good grasp of what they are talking about when it comes to tech, mechanics and goofy bicycling slang. Tech Tuesday is the remedy for common

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BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech TuesdayWomen's Cycling

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills

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BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

While riding around in circles tonight at a local 3.5 mile mountain trail I realized something was off more than normal. My pedals were hitting things that I normal don’t and my turning felt slow. As I slowed to a stop I watched my fork spring back to life after

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