Yuba Bikes Spicy Curry
Cargo BikesCommutingCyclingKids BikesPreviewsProductsReviews

…rie Technologies to build a car replacing cargo bike, the Spicy Curry. This bike will be officially launched at Sea Otter but Yuba sent out some spec info out earlier today. The only thing missing on this bike, in my opinion, is a generator front hub and lights. 20 inch rear wheel for better balance. Plug-in cargo system with optional Truck Bed Add-On that creates a four-foot-square cargo area. Integrated adapter to easily install or remove Yepp…

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The Bike Industry is Sick (1)
Better Bike IndustryCyclingFeatured

…ding a brand, about selling or making a community. There are multiple events during the year like Interbike and Sea Otter where brands and shops ship their employees to drink the latest Kool-Aid, but we are serving them product that will be phased out in 6 months and not knowledge that will help any customer that walks in your door. How Do We Fix The Bicycle Industry? 1. We teach bike shops how to run as a business. This includes marketing, sales…

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Chrome Sherman Bag Review
BlogPartsWomen's Cycling

…oduces a new look at doing business as a mechanic and ease of use for tool storage. The spring and early summer season is always my busiest. First to Sea Otter, a couple local endurance races, a 24 hour mtb race and a handful of South East crit series to hit up. As a racer, but more importantly as everyone’s friendly female mechanic it is my job to be organized and prepared for whatever you need at the race. Using the Chrome Sherman At firs…

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Airborne Goblin 29er
BikesBlogWomen's Cycling

…country, so if you can’t ride mine you may be able to ride someone elses! FTC Disclaimer : I was not paid or bribed for this review.  The bike was given to me for free for the entire season.  I was flown to Sea Otter for an all expense paid trip with Airborne Bicycles but hopefully you know from reading my reviews that the trip, nor the bike would change how I feel about the bike….

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Sea Otter Classic Twitter
BlogCyclingEvent Coverage

As I’m traveling to the 2011 Sea Otter Classic I wanted a quick reference for everyone in attendance over the four days. Please share and add in comments any other twitter names I left off. If you are talking about the event, please use #SeaOtter @SeaOtterClassic @BikeShopGirlcom – Bike Shop Girl owner @Arsbars – Personal handle of Bike Shop Girl @Airborne_Bikes – Airborne Bicycles (a partner of Bike Shop Girl) @KineticK…

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…anting 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 wel…

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Airborne Bicycles Flight Crew
BlogWomen's Cycling

…ssentially Flight Crew members are a small group of brand ambassadors.   You get to ride a bike, for free, goto Sea Otter (to work the booth), for free, and encourage cycling.   When I heard this news I was ecstatic.  I already had my eye on on an Airborne Goblin for the 2011 season, and if I could become part of the team? Great! “A” Stands For :  Arleigh Awesome Airborne That was my tag line for my entry to the Flight crew.  Apparent…

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Rebecca Rusch
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

…gh school girls race team in my home town (Wheel Girls), and the first event of the year, SRAM Ladies Lounge at Sea Otter! I will also hopefully be showing the 2010 Race Across the Sky Leadville 100 film in various locations as IMBA fundraisers. I love racing and have no intention of stopping anytime soon, but I also love to share my experience with other riders and help people find out how great riding a bike is! These extra projects are all jus…

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Airborne Goblin 29er Preview
Bike ProfileBlogPreviews

…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 previe…

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2014 Breck Epic
AdventuresColorado CyclingCycling TipsEvent CoverageRace

…w granny gear. After aide 1, I found myself with another rider from Texas. He was really chatty from being from sea level and we stayed together until aide 2. On the fast, loose descent down Sallie Barber I heard a few Yee-HAWs behind me as he seemed to enjoy the relief from climbing. It was quite entertaining to ride with him. I’m always impressed with the sea level riders who come to Breck to race. The last 5 miles were the most pleasant…

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