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2014 Breck Epic

2014 Breck Epic: Final Day!

…elieve today was the last day. While I am relieved to no longer sleep in compression tights and eat boatloads of sugar throughout the day, I am really sad it’s over. This week of riding I will never forget, in part to not just the amazing amounts of hard riding, but to this great community that has formed over the week. I hope to ride again with so many new friends. The final stage of the Breck Epic is one to really enjoy. Our women&#8217…

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Surly Pugsley Yellow

Bike Build: Surly Pugsley Banana Cracker Commuter

…ictured, but awesome) Bigger Additions and Reasoning: Purple Thermalite BMX pedals- These are pretty thin with a solid base for pedaling in snow boots if needed. They have replaceable pins to keep a grasp of the bottom of her sneakers/clogs or whatever she wears Abus Bordo XL Lock – this lock is extra long to get around that fat front wheel and frame for locking. White of course. Womens seat- in white (going to find a purple Fizik wh…

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Pedal MN

Pedal MN ‘Bike Mom’ Project

Photo credit: Pedal MN There is something special about empowering moms on bikes. It takes the awesomeness of women on bikes and amplifies it about 10x! Pedal Minnesota, is embracing that awesomeness and rolling out a ‘Bike Mom’ Project over the next 8 weeks. In addition to serving as an information resource, the project will feature 8 “ambassadors.” The ambassador moms will document their experience biking with kids on social media…

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Bicycle Fashion

3 Reasons to Connect Fashion with Bicycling

…ls good to feel included. I guess maybe I am a biker after all. Maria Boustead launched Po Campo in 2009 because she needed a bag versatile enough to clip on to her bike while en route and attractive enough to take into her office or to a meeting upon reaching her destination. There were so few options for this; it just seemed like a major oversight and she knew other women would appreciate a fashionable and functional bag, too….

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Bike League Pedal Equality

Bike League: Pedaling Towards Equality

The League of American Bicyclists sent out the blurb below about bicycle rider equality. Bicycling has more than doubled from 1.7 billion trips in 2001 to more than four billion trips in 2009 — and youth, women, and communities of color are playing a key role in shifting transportation demand towards safe, accessible, and equitable bicycling for all. A new report from the League and the Sierra Club, “ The New Majority: Pedaling Towar…

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Capo Cycling Modena Donna Collection

Preview: Capo Cycling Modena Donna Collection

Capo Cycling – an italian made cycling clothing company has released a new line of womens cycling clothing. It includes a jersey in two colors, shorts with a comfy yoga waistband and knickers. I understand the italian way of subtle with black and whites but I would love to see some accent pop on this! Modena Donna Jersey – MSRP $90 Modena Donna Shorts – MSRP $120 Modenna Donna Knickers – MSRP $130…

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Olympics

Motivational Monday: The Olympics

Are you watching the Olympics? Did you watch the womens road race? You should have, it was brilliant. What is the sport you are obsessed with during the summer Olympics?…

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Motivational Monday: Ride with the Boys

…ng my best to ride with others. Normally I ride by myself as it is my away time but getting closer to cyclocross season I need to push myself and riding with others does that to you. Riding with women is one thing, but I can tell you that hanging on to the wheels of some fast boys is very motivating. Especially when they are sweet boys that will wait for you when they drop you. Thank you Reality Bikes for the rides last week, and I look forward t…

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Motivational Monday Julie Paisant

Motivational Monday with Julie Paisant

Julie is a local lady I know from cyclocross. She fully embodies that of em:pwr cycling and motivating all. She’s out there ringing the cowbell and taking photos from the first race to the last. She also cheers you on when she passes you in her races! Kudos to Julie and all she does for womens cycling. What’s your name and location? Julie Paisant, High Point NC What type of cycling do you enjoy? Cyclocross, Mountain XC and Roa…

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Driving in the night

All Over the Place

…o daily intake. Simply watching when I’m eating them, trying to eat earlier (tonight I failed at that) and still no coffee or other drinks other than green tea and water. There’s other things going on, tomorrow afternoon after I figure out how to install the new SiriusXM radio (gotta have entertainment for my 12 hour drive) I’ll be sitting down and writing up a few thoughts bouncing around in my head about womens geometry…

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