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International Win for Susan Day

In this little cycle blogging arena there are a few people that stand out, make a difference and are worth the read every morning.   One of this people is Elden, or better known as Fat Cyclist.  Four years ago he started to bring humor and personality to weight loss and every day tribulations.  More recently he brought the fight his wife was having with cancer…

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SRAM 10-Speed Chain Power Link Voluntary Recall

Do you ride SRAM road components?  If so please take note! SRAM is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to announce a voluntary recall on its 10 speed PowerLock chain connector. SRAM has determined there is a potential for the PowerLock connector link outer plate to fail. IMPORTANT NOTE: -SRAM 8 speed chains and PowerLinks are not affected. -SRAM 9 speed chains and…

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Urban Outfitters Bike Shop

The popular store, Urban Outfitters has seemed to have teamed up with Republic Bike to offer Republic’s popular under $400 singlespeed/fixed gear wheels.  What makes this bike popular?  The price and the fact you can change almost every part on the bikes color.  A good time waster is to press “Random” to see what color options it comes up with for me.

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2010 Bontrager Cycling Shoes

In 2009 Bontrager released their first ever cycling shoe line.  After teaming up with Esoles in order to get thousands of foot scans.  The result was a well fit shoe, with replaceable arch support and a bargain compared to other shoes. The line was very in depth with women, men and triathlon shoes.  (Personally, I have two pairs and I love them!) For 2010 they…

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Masi Bicycles Women’s Road Line

There’s a take on women’s designed product the basics are shorter top tube because women (most women) have longer legs and a shorter upper body.   The shorter top tube and over all length of the bike allows for easier reach to handlebars, better fitting for someone with those long legs. Masi has a take that those shorter tubes and steeper angles change the feel of…

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Hartford Breast Cancer Ride

If you are in the area of Edina, Minnesota do yourself and others a favor : go CHEER!     The Hartford Breast Cancer two day event to raise money for Open Arms of Minnesota and Susan G. Komen For the Cure Minnesota Affiliate. There are many pit stops, and “cheer sections” that need to be volunteered at.   Also, with camping and excellent bike support it sounds…

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Dirt Series

Bringing instruction, camp based with amazing coaches and techinque.  Mountain biking will never be the same for women. The Dirt Series by Rocky Mountain Bikes If you’re looking to learn new skills, increase your confidence on the bike, or simply enjoy the sport like never before, our mountain bike camps are for you. Based in Whistler, the Dirt Series by Rocky Mountain Bicycles travels throughout…

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2010 Trek Women’s Bikes

Slowly we are seeing hints of 2010 bicycles being released.   Here are a few from Trek Bicycles 7000 Series The 7000 series from Trek is a tradition hybrid.  A cross between a mountain and road bike with a great upright fit to it.  The 7000 is the base model from Trek made out of aluminum with 21 speeds, and a shock absorption seat post. Skye…

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You GoGirl!

Stumbling along the internet like I do most nights I found a link to “GoGirl” on Twitter. It is advertised as If you camp, you’ll love GoGirl. If you ski, you’ll love GoGirl. If you boat, you’ll love GoGirl. If you travel, you’ll love GoGirl. If you just want to avoid the germs you find in nasty public toilets, you’ll love GoGirl. GoGirl is for…

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