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Women Bike with the Bike League

Some killer information from the Bike League’s program Women Bike May is National Bike Month, and we want to make sure you have all the tools and inspiration you need to get women riding in your community! In this special edition of the Women Bike E-news, we’re keeping it short — so you can get out and ride, of course! To help showcase the power of women on bikes this May, we invite you to take three steps to make this the best…

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Liz Hatch Photo

The Bike Industry Needs More Women Like Liz Hatch

The name Liz Hatch is a sensitive subject in the womens cycling peloton .  The sexy blonde has made many pro women cringe.  Last year I mentioned her name during an interview with Team Vera Bradley and they weren’t happy.  Why?  Some call her a wanna be. Not fast enough to compete with the great girlsSome call her a sand bagger. Here’s my personal take on Liz Hatch People tune in to the sport to watch her.  They want her au…

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2014 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women's Cyclocross Bike

Intro: Review of 2014 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women’s Cyclocross Bike

This past summer Raleigh Bikes released photos and spec of their 2014 cyclocross line, including the RX 1.0 Womens bike. The bike didn’t change too much other than paint and some small part upgrades. I was excited about the bike (mainly due to the paint job and price) for women and thought it would be a perfect do-all bike for my better half. So here we are doing a second review of the womens RX 1.0! This second review of the…

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Wheels of Change

First Ever National Women Cycling Forum

Sue Macy, author of Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flats Tires Along the Way), will appear as the keynote speaker at the inaugural National Women Cycling Forum. The forum will be held Tuesday, March 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with the 2012 National Bike Summit. Women still cycle at much lower rates than men in the United States — making up just 24 percent of bike trips in 2009. But that t…

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Top 5 Online Resources for Women

When I created Bike Shop Girl a few months back it was mainly out of frustration for the lack of information that is readily available for women.   The basics are out there, but you have to be a Google Jedi Master to find the right answers, and often you are left with half-assed ones that only confuse you more.  My goal for this site has always been to be a resource, and maybe a place I have a rant or two but that isn’t the point. Though l…

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Team Cycleton

Your Feedback Wanted: What Makes a Great Women’s Cycling Team?

Over the years I have been lucky enough to be embraced, grow with and learn from some great womens groups. The first that comes to mind is Artemis Racing out of the Mid-Atlantic and then there are the Dirt Diva’s in Charlotte, NC. As I mentioned earlier this week, one of my goals over the next year is to help my Team Cycleton build and grow a womens team. As I build the groundwork and before I put out a call for applicants fo…

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