Rebecca Rusch
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…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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Answer ProTaper 650 XC Handlebar
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While at Sea Otter this past spring I was hooked up with the new pink Answer Products ProTaper XC Flatbar. After installing and riding the bar for a couple months (15 or 20 rides) I can give some honest feedback. ProTaper 650 XC Bars Details Width: 685mm Weight: 235g (flat) Back Sweep: 3º Colors: PINK, Mango, Red, Green, Brunette (brown), Black Answer ProTaper 650 XC Review While the handlebar got me at the word “pink”, the weight an…

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BlogMotivational MondayWomen's Cycling

…le to see that if I can do it, so can they. The bike has made me happier and healthier. I keep riding because it makes me a better human. What has been your best moment on the bike so far this year? Racing at Sea Otter courtesy of Airborne Bicycles and crushing gravel at the Dirty Kanza 200 Tell us all about your bikes 2009 Specialized hard-tail singlespeed 2011 Kona Jake the Snake 2011 Airborne Goblin Read more about Wendy over at her blog!…

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Airborne Bicycles Flight Crew
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…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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Lisa Hunt Women's Road Cycling
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…ng as I can remember. Either racing, directing or motivating. Earlier this year she was honored by the Redlands Classic, I believe the words from Podium Insight really sum her up. Hunt has tirelessly devoted her time and energy to better her team and women cycling in general. She is the consummate teammate, always generous, always looking to better the cycling community. The award was presented before the Beaver Medical Group Sunset Road Race, wh…

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Winter Short Track
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…in Bike Series Renaissance Park Short Track Charlotte, NC Sunday –  February 13 – FINAL RACE OF THE SEASON The final race of the series is set for this Sunday.  The weather looks to be awesome for our double points race. This will be a double points race for both the individual and team competition. Ties in the series points is determined by the highest placing at the last race. The course continues to be in great shape.  Last week, m…

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2014 Breck Epic
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…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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…ng. Personal weight, nutrition and sticking to whatever this guy tells me to do. Races and Series NC Cyclocross season, there will be a few races in January and then the season again in the fall. Charlotte Short Track Series. It’s pedaling distance from my house, how could I not? SERC XC Series. All over my territory and a lot of fun courses for ’13. Southern Classic XC. Again more centrally located, and many over lap with SERC. The q…

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Motivational Monday with May
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…Trek Madone road bike named “Spangle” that I do fun group rides on, and last but not least I have a classic steel Trek cruiser called “Rosie” which I use during the summer months, especially back when I used to ride to work as a lifeguard at the beach. 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 yo…

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Bilotto Take 6 Beer Carrier
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…tles from claning around in your bag or on the go. There are six compartments which are sized for anything from classic soda bottles to tall-boy cans. The bi-layer constructions (one layer of PVC coated polyester and one layer of mylar woven cotton batting) keeps bottles cold and safe. Jim Bilotto came up with the idea, contacted us, and we went designed from pattern to production. The bag is good for grocery beer runs or reusable pick six stores…

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