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Motivational Monday Kathy

Motivational Monday with Kathy

…sweet limited edition red, orange and black fade paint job (a tad too big for me but has served me quite well) 2011 Specialized Stumpjumper 29er (my new and first mtb bought as a bike shop demo sell off on which you will find me smiling and laughing on the Wissahickon trail loving this new ride) and also pennies being saved for a Specialized Ruby (or other ultimate road bike I will find to lust after) Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at B…

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6 Hours of Warrior Creek Secret Discount Code

…some reason Jason over at 6 Hours of Warrior Creek likes me…  Regardless he has allowed me to slip you folks a secret discount code. 6 Hours of Warrior Creek April 7, 2012 in Wilkesboro, NC Registration opens October 31, 2011 at 12:01am here…Click me (but look at the code below) The first 100 spots that use the below coupon code… get 20% off applicable registration fees! Secret Code for Registration: HEADWATERS1    …

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Ann Groninger

Motivational Monday with Ann Groninger

…d new. On the opposite end of the spectrum, I love riding along the light rail with my 2 year old in his i-bert seat. His excitement about everything around him is contagious. In the next year, what are your goals with cycling and pushing yourself forward? After years and years of riding for fun, utility and a little racing, I think I’d like to get stronger and race a little more…maybe cyclocross? I also want to continue and expand the community…

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Shelley Childers

Motivational Monday with Shelley Childers

…called ‘Lose The Training Wheels’. It is here in Charlotte(and all over the US) sponsored by the Autism Foundation of the Carolinas. It is a weeklong camp for kids who need a little help with the basics. The goal at the end of the week is to have the kids on a true two-wheels bike. For more information please check out their website here. All About my Bikes 2007 Gary Fisher Hi-Fi Pro 26” & 2011 Salsa El Mariachi 29er…

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2012 Trek Neko

Preview: 2012 Trek Bikes Neko Dual Sport Line

…h a cyclocross bike, but for folks on a budget or not wanting drop bars and a leaned over position. Starting in 2011 Trek brought the Dual Sport to the women’s line. Welcome the 2012 Trek Neko Dual Sport lineup. 2012 Trek Neko $529.99 21 speeds, double wall (stronger) wheels, and 700x38mm tires. A perfect starter bike. Room for racks, fenders and with a slightly “dropped” top tube, this bike is a great alternative to a hybrid. 2…

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Ergon PC2 Pedal Preview

Preview: Ergon PC2 Pedals

…he pedal’s “spikes” didn’t grab and became very slippery when wet. Ergon PC2 Pedals For 2011 I am on the Ergon Commuter Team where we are testing out their new products and talking bike commute goodness! In July I was sent a pair of their new PC2 pedals to give a spin and give feedback on. While this isn’t going to be a full review I did want to preview them and give my initial thoughts. Details from Ergon on the PC2…

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Bontrager RXL WSD Mountain Bike Shoes

Review: Bontrager RXL Mountain WSD Shoes

…isn’t too stiff and I’ll be able to rock the gold and black. What Bontrager has to say Updated for 2011 with Bontrager’s new proprietary Micro-Fit buckle, the RXL MTB WSD gives hardcore cross country racers a distinct performance advantage. Using top-notch materials to cradle the foot in comfort and an efficient Silver-series carbon outsole to transfer power to the pedals, the lightweight and durable RXL WSD stands ready for al…

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2012 Trek Bikes Lexa S

2012 Trek Lexa Women’s Road Bikes

Looking for a review of the Trek Lexa? Check it out here. The 2011 Trek Lexa bikes were an amazing hit for Trek Bikes corporation. It’s one of the top selling women’s road bikes. Many women asked for Lexa by name at demos, and dealers also told us they had many women coming in asking about them. Women love the comfortable fit, race-inspired performance, and the fact that we have so many color and graphics options. It was fantastic to see so many…

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Lake Norman Bicycle Route

Lake Norman Bike Route Ribbon Cutting This Weekend

…view the map here.  This Saturday is the event to kick things off, including a bike ride! Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the Troutman Depot  137 South Main Street, Troutman, NC  Starts at 10am Description of the Troutman Loop to be ridden after the ceremony Saturday Begin at Downtown Troutman’s landmark Old Depot at US 21/NC 115 (Main St.) and Wagner Rd.  Careful crossing US 21 to start your ride south on Wagner.  After 1.5 miles, veer right onto…

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Meet Mountain Bike Legend Jacquie Phelan at Bicycle Escape

Jacquie helped to found NORBA, IMBA and was right there for the creation of the mountain bike. Learn from her amazing history and lovely outlook at life and bicycles at Bicycle Escape. Bicycle Escape Frederick, MD Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 6:30 pm As always the event will be catered with plenty of food and drink.  …

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