This past Wednesday, I made my way to Uptown Charlotte, NC to visit Uptown Cycles where the shop was hosting Team Vera Bradley Foundation Pro Cycling Team. The three members from the team, Alison Powers and Kristin Sanders, were in town for wind tunnel testing and the owner of Uptown
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
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
Tonight I’m going to sit on a Q&A panel with Alison Powers, Robin Farina and Kristin Sanders. I’ll be taking some video, photos and audio to bring you guys.[podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-VeraBradley.mp3[/podcast] What would you like to ask these women? Let me know via comments, email or twitter.
[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