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Sponsor em:pwr cycling and Bike Shop Girl

…:pwr others.” Our mission is simple: empowering ourselves and others to get on a bicycle to ride – faster, safer, and smarter. We ring the cowbell for any and all when we race or ride. We want to expand the global community of like-minded people, and create a portal so people can find knowledge – and motivation – to go further by bicycle. em:pwr cycling supports beginners, women, men and young people, whether they’re racers, recreational ri…

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Week-End Round Up

Grab a delicious cup of coffee as it is time for the week-end round up. These are stories and links that caught my interest this past week! Have something to add? Put a link in the comments below. velocio The founder of Specialized-lululemon, Kristy Scrymgeour, has stepped up to to tackle the womens cycling apparel gap. Meet velocio, style + performance, cycling apparel. I drool every time I visit the page so have a napkin ready. For a q…

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Cold Weather RIding

How to Dress for a Cold Bike Ride to a Concert

…pected to be in the range of 20-30 degrees, and the roads & paths were covered with a bit of snow/ice slop.  So this brought up the obvious question – what on earth do I wear to stay warm & dry on my bike, but still look concert-worthy?  I set to work a-wardrobing. It is Crucial to Layer  Layer 1 – The concert layer Key #1: Toasty legs- I accomplished this by layering Patagonia midweight Capeline pants under my Outlier Women’…

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Suffering is hard.  (Photo courtesy of Chris McIntosh at http://cmcintoshphoto.tumblr.com/)

The Power of People

…as racing, and I wouldn’t be where I am now without them. You’ve worked your ass off and you deserve a chance to showcase it.” I took the offer, and landed on the podium with a solid 3rd place finish at Gaffney– a perfect end to a not-so-perfect spring season. I spent the summer training for what would be the best season of my short-lived cycling ‘career’. 2014 USA Crits Womens 3/4 podium in Gaffney, South Carolina. &nbs

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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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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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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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VIDA MTB Series

Introducing the 2015 VIDA MTB SERIES

If you are a lady looking to get stronger and faster on a mountain bike, pay attention! The Beti AllRide Clinic has transformed to the VIDAMTB Series. VIDA literally translates to “life” and the VIDA MTB Series is a natural evolution of Beti AllRide, a new incarnation that celebrates the entire lifestyle of women riders, and that supports them in all of their endeavors. VIDA MTB Series is proud to partner with Yeti Cycles at the title sponsor, a…

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