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Bike Storage Options

As everyone’s bike collection begins or grows the way you store your bikes also needs to begin or grow.  Throwing your new investment into your garage, leaned up against your car or lawn mower, isn’t the way to keep it safe or in good condition. Methods of Bike Storage Bike Rack Bike Parking Rack As most people have used a bike rack at a library or school yard they are very familiar with the system you see above.  A standard bi…

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Motivational Monday with Wendy Davis

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! What’s your name and location? Wendy Davis in great Missouri What type of cycling do you enjoy? mountain, single-speed, gravel, cross, road What is your first cycling memory? Ju…

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30 Days of Biking

#30DaysofBiking Update

…e weekend by knocking out 12 miles after work on the singlespeed 29er.  I also scurried home to build up the new Airborne Goblin 29er. Day 7: A shake down mountain bike ride at Lake Norman State Park.  Adjusting my cock pit, getting used to gears and suspension Day 8: A 28 mile road ride on the 29er mtb for fit and adjustment reason Day 9: 7 mile afterwork mountain bike ride Day 10: Built up a friends new Airborne Goblin, tweaked his new Steve…

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2012 Cannondale Bad Girl

Preview: 2012 Cannondale Bad Girl Urban Line

Another sneak peak into the new bikes for 2012. This time it is an urban Cannondale Bad Girl, the newest bike from Cannondale and the sister to their long time Bad Boy. The commuter and random alley hunting, urban lover, in me is jumping up and down to share this with you! 2012 Cannondale Bad Girl Available in 3 models, (1, 2, 3) and two sizes “small” or “tall”. Cannondale had this to say about the new Bad Girl Sophistip…

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2011 Sea Otter Update

A quick status and “what the hell are you doing?” update! It’s 7am in Monterey and I’m slowing getting my crap together to go grab some food and head out to the venue.   Today’s my last day at Sea Otter as I fly out tomorrow morning.   I plan on getting a ride in (if possible) and take a crap load of photos and pictures.   I figure I have 12 hours of travel tomorrow to actual put together all the post. Today is also…

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Trail Review: Coldwater Mountain, Anniston, AL

A guest post by Laura Colbert of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA Since Monday was a federal holiday, it was one of the rare days when both my partner, Chris, and I have the same day off of work.  After a week’s worth of rain in Atlanta, we needed some outside play time, so no idea seemed better than a day on our mountain bikes.  Chris had been talking about these new trails in Alabama for a while, so we decided to head west to check them…

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6 Hours of Warrior Creek

Arleigh’s Race Recap: 2011 6 Hours of Warrior Creek

As a human I try not to stress about the small things in life, only when I am highly intoxicated do I start to worry about all the things in life that I am juggling.   A few days last week I started to stress out majorly about the upcoming 6 Hours of Warrior Creek. Worries are for Pussies And I’m a pussy.   Here’s a small list of things I stressed about over the course of the week prior to the race. Tire selection Gear selection La…

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2011 Burn 24 Hour Challenge

Looking Back at my First Solo 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race

Several months ago I had a plan going into the 2011 season. It included a duo race at the 6 Hours of Warrior Creek, a solo at the 6 Hour Grind on the Greenway, a ton of riding and then my first solo at Burn 24 Hour.    As any good plan there was a few snags within this.  My geared race bike, the Airborne Goblin, showed up a few weeks late which kept me on my fully rigid single speed for the 6 Hours of Warrior Creek, and kept me from racing the…

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