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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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Review: Road Holland The Delft Long Sleeve Jersey

…. The poly mesh was warm enough with a wind vest on a 50′ day. Personally, I would classify this as a long sleeve light weight “spring” jersey. It also wears well with a pair of jeans. I’m wearing a size large in the pictures which fits great in torso and arm length. The body is a bit baggy but I find that to be the problem with any womens shirt when I need the torso/arm length for a long sleeve shirt since I am so…

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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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Partnership with People for Bikes

…eforBikes.org is a movement created by the Bikes Belong Foundation – the national nonprofit focused on bicycling safety and children’s bike programs. The goal of PeopleforBikes.org is to unite one million voices to improve bicycling in the United States by asking people to sign a pledge in support of biking. PeopleforBikes.org aims to make our country a better place to ride by sending a unified message to our elected leaders, the media, and the p…

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Customer Service : Bike Shop Failure

Last week I attempted to purchase a lock at the shop down the street from work. Prior to riding down to the shop and wasting a lunch hour I first tried to message them on twitter, following it up with an email to the owner asking what type of locks they had. Quickly, the owner responded but I can honestly say his email didn’t lead me to wanting to purchase a lock from them. “We have a mixed bag of random locks (eleven81, Surelock…

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