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Intro: 2014 Liv/giant Lust Full Suspension 27.5 Women’s Mountain Bike Line

While I’m only half way through the review of a Liv/Giant Anthem X 29er, Liv/Giant rocks us all back on our heels with the news they will only be doing 27.5″ wheels on their mountain bikes starting in 2014. Over the next week I’ll be featuring all the new models, spec and pricing. Make sure to follow the search term “Liv/giant 2014” over the next week….

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Review: Clif Bar Sierra Trail Mix

Clif Bar is one of the original energy bars on the market and are a pretty standard energy snack on the trail or in a cyclist pocket. It’s great to see when they add more flavors to their options to keep people interested and not burnt out on their selection Clif Bar Sierra Trail Mix $15 per box of 12 Ingredients Organic Brown Rice Syrup,…

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Intro: 2014 Raleigh Cyclocross Bikes

Hot on the heels of my review of the 2013 Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0, Raleigh USA has released information on their 2014 line up. Over the next week I’ll be breaking down the line up by category. Keep up to date by checking out the search keyword “Raleigh USA 2014“. While the cyclocross category is specific to women, Raleigh does have the RX1.0 in women but I can’t…

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Bike Commuting

August Challenge: 1,000 Commuter Miles

Last week I wrote about the bike commute into my new job at Pearl Izumi. After nailing down my inbound and outbound routes it takes between 1.5 – 2 hours each way. This is going pretty easy and really only attacking on the way home to get home faster! Fast forward to this week, I drove in the first couple days this week and became…

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Liv/Giant Goes to Only 27.5″ for Mountain Bikes in 2014

While I’m only half way through the review of a Liv/Giant Anthem X 29er, Liv/Giant rocks us all back on our heels with the news they will only be doing 27.5″ wheels on their mountain bikes starting in 2014. Over the next week I’ll be featuring all the new models, spec and pricing. Make sure to follow the search term “Liv/giant 2014” over the next…

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Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack

Intro: Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack

MSRP $160 Features • Adjustable external 5-point cargo net system for storing / transporting helmet, wet race gear, or shoes • Waterproof rolltop closure accommodates a range of load sizes • Dual compartments separate wet/dry cargo • Industrial strength Velcro accessory shoulder mounting straps • Easy access side U-Lock/Waterbottle pockets • Interior sleeve pocket fits 15” Macbook Pro (laptop sleeve recommended) Specs Dimensions: 11.5” wide,…

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Levi’s® Commuter Bike Shop

Levi’s® Commuter Bike Shop is coming to town. Grab your ride and meet up at one of the 6 stops across the country. They’ll even be a chance to preview the Fall 2013 Commuter Collection.  

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Pearl Izumi Driving Retail

Driving Retail Success: Store Atmosphere Part 1: Take The Sniff Test

Presented by: Bruce Schofield, Retail Services Lead, Pearl iZUMi Having unpleasant odors, is one of the quickest ways to get your customers to leave your store. So what can you do, and how do you know if your store smells? Here are a  few things to consider to keep your store odors in check. Check in with your some of your better customers ask them if…

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