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Review: 2011 Airborne Delta CX

…f the Airborne Delta CX The first time I rode the Delta CX was commuting from Monterrey California to the 2011 Sea Otter Classic. Straight up a huge hill, with the very aggressive tread cyclocross tires that come stock on the bike. I knew the bike wasn’t really setup for me, and all I had was 9 miles of trying it out but I really enjoyed the bike, especially the mountain bike cassette on the rear! Fast forward a couple months, my second r…

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Motivational Monday - Sara Stearns

Motivational Monday: Sara Stearns

Sara Stearns is a reader of Bike Shop Girl and is an inspirational woman through and through.  While at the Sea Otter Classic I was able to meet Sara face to face.  She’s a pilot for an air ambulance that services the Sea Otter Classic every year.  One of the days she was working she landed her helicopter and walked in to the Ladies Lounge in her pilot uniform!  When I asked her to be one of my motivational Monday features she bulked, why…

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Interbike Booth Babes

Booth Babes at Interbike are a Turnoff

…heir nose up at you. Look are Everything Boobs sell, so do colors, smiles and warm welcomes. An early morning at Sea Otter, a booth with free coffee will have more traffic than any booth with tank top clad boobs. The Luna Chix team trailer at Sea Otter is always slammed. These women are friendly, gave away free food and took the time to talk to everyone interested. They are real women that come back from warm up laps muddy, that are well versed o…

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2012 SRAM Gold Rusch Tour

Introducing the 2012 SRAM Gold Rusch Tour

…ain. Events across the country to encourage women to get on their bikes and ride! 2012 SRAM Gold Rusch Tour The Sea Otter Ladies Lounge at the Sea Otter Classic: April 19-22 Drop by the SRAM booth and meet your favorite female pros. Ask questions, check out new gear and listen in on our mini tech clinics. Rebecca and the other pros will also host short ride clinics and pump track sessions. For more information on tour specifics and updates, plea…

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Camelbak Octane 18X Preview

Camelbak Octane 18X Hydration Backpack Preview

MSRP: $99.00 Water Capacity: 100oz Size: Expanded 20L, Closed 16L Weight: 1LB Details from Camelbak The CamelBak Octane 18X weighs in at just a pound and with 18L of fully expanded cargo capacity, this pack is perfect for 3+ hours of nonstop action. The Octane 18X features an independent suspension, easy to reach stash pockets, a harness pocket and an expandable cargo pocket so you can comfortably carry everything you need which moving fast. G…

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Charlotte Cycling Classic: NODA-Freedom Park-NODA

Let’s see if I can convince my GF to do this on Saturday… From 36th Street Racing: On Saturday August 18th, at the crack of 11AM Noda-Freedom Park-Noda, the premiere “one day classic” comes to Charlotte and Dolce Vita Wines! Event Starts in the Historic North Charlotte Neighborhood (NoDa). We will race a “tortuous” route through the notorious Charlotte Hinterland to Freedom Park and back. We ask everyone to read and revere “Rule Five…

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Airborne Goblin 29er Preview

First Taste of a New Bicycle

…can’t wait to get my butt on the bike to taste my new bike! Today’s the Day As I walk into the 2011 Sea Otter Classic I have a few things on my mind, and a few things to take care of but I am ultimately excited to be testing out what I’ll be riding the rest of 2011. Between the Airborne Goblin 29″ and the Airborne Delta CX my butt will mostly be rotating between some variation of these two bikes. Look for an initial pre…

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Answer Products PINK ProTaper XC Flat Handlebar: On Review

…wanting to ride a bike is almost as important as how well the bike rides.  While walking the grounds of the 2011 Sea Otter Classic I spied color, ProTaper XC colored handlebars from Answer to be exact.  There aren’t enough bike components made in green, and we all know my love of pink. Answer ProTaper XC MTB Handlebar I was caught taking photos by one of the Answer guys, I inquired if they were making a flat bar in pink.  29ers ride very w…

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