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Preview : 2011 Trek Bikes Lexa Road Line

If you are here to view the 2012 Trek Lexa line up,  please click here. July through September is an exciting time of the year for the bike industry.  July is one of the busiest months across the US for retailers, and right around the corner the next seasons product is budding to be released. One of the first releases out on the wire are the new Trek Bikes line of womens road bikes called Lexa. Trek Lexa $689.99 Compared to the Trek 1.1…

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Testing Out DZ Nuts at 6 Hours of Warrior Creek

…I was very wary of the brand new shorts, so I lubed up well with the DZ Nuts chamois creme. Results My arse, nor soft tissue areas, bothered me at all.  It seems that I found a tri-fecta, between the Gore Power Bibs, DZ Nuts, and Fizik Vesta saddle. I’ve now used the DZ Nuts a few times and can say it is doing its job.  Reminding me a lot of the Assos creme, minus the build up of extra lube.  The Assos seems to thick for women but DZ Nuts r…

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Quick Podcast : Q&A with Team Vera Bradley

Tonight I’m going to sit on a Q&A panel with Alison Powers, Robin Farina and Kristin Sanders.  I’ll be taking some video, photos and audio to bring you guys.[podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-VeraBradley.mp3[/podcast] What would you like to ask these women? Let me know via comments, email or twitter….

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Q&A : No underwear under my bike shorts?!

Over here at Bike Shop Girl headquarters we get many emails asking common questions on how to survive being a cyclist and a woman.  In order to get more insight from other women I will often ask if I can put the email I received up on the web for others to answer. Question : Okay – I have heard this before but it has always been from male sales people.  I rode to work 3 or 4 times a week this year until the temps dropped and the snow…

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Links of Love

Slowly I am adding more links to the side bar under a few categories.  Bicycle Companies, Clothing, Bits & Parts, and then blogs.  If you have a company you enjoy, has women in their mind when they design product or have a blog yourself – please let me know!…

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You GoGirl!

Stumbling along the internet like I do most nights I found a link to “GoGirl” on Twitter. It is advertised as If you camp, you’ll love GoGirl. If you ski, you’ll love GoGirl. If you boat, you’ll love GoGirl. If you travel, you’ll love GoGirl. If you just want to avoid the germs you find in nasty public toilets, you’ll love GoGirl. GoGirl is for active women of all types and ages. It caught my attention because how often are you stuck…

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Riding Pretty

Cycling and fashion is becoming a hand in hand thought.  Women riding in skirts, guys and their “tweed” rides or better yet guys in their white spandex.  Fashion is in right now with the cycling industry and Riding Pretty is documenting it around Santa Cruz. There are many bicycle photo blogs out, many of which will be talked about here and there on Bike Shop Girl.  Riding Pretty…

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Banjo Brothers Commuter Backpack Review : Preview

…Drainage on Bottom of Bag Back of Bag 3/4 Side of Bag Side of Bag Front of Bag Sizing : The fit on a smaller women, like pictured in these photos, is a bit large.  The shoulder straps are wide, which for heavy loads is a plus,  but for narrow shoulders it can cut in to the neck if you don’t position it w…

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Riding Tips : More Than Zero

Our first guest post from another Bike Shop Girl, Sarah Matchett.  Sarah is a USA Cycling coach based out of my shop, Cool Breeze Cyclery in North Carolina.  Sarah recently competed in the UCI World Duathlon Championships, placing 10th overall in women (non-elite.) I’m often asked how I keep doing what I do.  5 a.m. mornings, endless miles on the trainer, in the pool.  Worn out running shoes… worn out dog.  Folks think I have some secret knowle…

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Where’s Bike Shop Girl?

The month of July ended in a bang, a wonderful, end of a symphony type of bang.   As I was sitting at the end of July, prepared to go part time at the Bike Shop and take more duties on here, online and another “project” website, my heart was racing excited for the next chapter in my life of social media and helping women across the world get on their bikes! What I wasn’t prepared for was an amazing job offer, from an amazing to…

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