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3-4 years ago Trek launched a womens aluminum road bike model line up called “Lexa“. Since, the Lexa has become a widely popular road bike in the US as Trek has offered many different model levels and a variety of colors to appeal to any woman. Additionally, the WSD fit of these bikes is a hit with women of many proportions. I’ve had the opportunity to test ride many Lexas and finally was able to snag an SLX model for a…

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Giro Women's Series
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To celebrate the wonderful women in our lives we would like to hear why your mom, sister, wife, friend deserves to be made over by Giro. Simply submit a picture with a description as to why she deserves an upgrade in new equipment. Once the image and copy is submitted, entries will be judged and selected by the Women of Giro. Submit an entry between now and May,10th. The winner will be announced May 13th, on Facebook, winning a Womens Ser…

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Raleigh Women's Cyclocross Bikes
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A beautiful brown box with a huge Raleigh logo on the side showed up this past week for review. Inside, a 2012 Raleigh RX 1.0 womens cyclocross bike in for review. I previewed the line back in August and received a good amount of tweets and comments about the line. At $1,650 this bike could be a break through road/cross/commuter/do all womens bike. Allowing more options and ways to get women on one well spec’d bike. I have hi…

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A little while ago I was interviewed by a freelance writer for a new startup magazine dedicated to women, Womens Cycling Magazine.  The writer wasn’t sure the article would be snagged but she loved Bike Shop Girl and wanted to try to put it under the editors eyes. Yesterday I noticed a tweet that I was featured on Womens Cycling Magazine online! Please go read the article and look around the site.  Maybe even subscribe to the…

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WRC's Women's Night Out
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Now in it’s seventh year, WRC’s Womens Night Out is almost here! WHEN: Wednesday May 4, 6:30p – 9:00p WHERE: WRC Showroom, Wheat Ridge, CO WHAT: A womens-specific cycling tradeshow — over 35 vendors with all the latest in bikes, clothes, gear, events and more! WHO: You and all your cycling friends! Refreshments, wine, light hors d’ouevres, and the famed Venus De Miles cupcakes. Expecting 350 / 400 Wome…

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Airborne Goblin 29er
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…ght Crew ambassador program.   With that you should know I probably will be more critical of the bike due to this reason.  The folks at Airborne Bicycles are good friends of mine and I hope them to high standards, which means I’ll hold their bikes to high standards to me. If you aren’t familiar with the Airborne Goblin you can read my initial intro over yonder.  The Goblin is a well accessorized budget priced 29er at $1,200.  I say th…

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Motivational Monday - Cait Dooley
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Motivational Monday is an on going series highlighting stories of women like you and me. We feature racers, commuters, car-free mommas, and everything in between. Want to be featured? Fill out this form! Today’s Motivational Monday is with Cait, who has some very inspiring thoughts on how to promote womens riding. What type of riding do you prefer? I prefer riding mountain bikes and cyclocross-style rides. I do love long road rides,…

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BlogWomen's Cycling

As a young child I always going out on my bike or out on a run to get out. I wasn’t one to play video games or watch tv, I always needed to get out. Because of this the bicycle gave me a freedom further than my two feet. I didn’t need my parents, boyfriend or anyone to aid me in getting where I wanted to go. Exploration and adventure were a pedal stroke away. “I think (bicycling) has done more to emancipate women than anything…

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BlogCycling TipsRideSaddle TalkWomen's Cycling

The easy answer to the question “Can I wear guys cycling shorts?” Yes! The hidden answer after that is, as long as they fit you. For a very long time women were lucky to have various types of moderate level shorts.  There has been a few companies that come to mind that have been doing womens cycling shorts well. These companies are : Pearl Izumi, Giordana, Sugoi, and Sheebeast. Even with these brands, for one reason or another…

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Beti AllRide
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If you haven’t heard of the Beti AllRide womens mountain bike clinics yet, you are in for a treat. Picture a dozen or more women gathered on their bikes in the dirt at some epic location while learning how to be more skilled and confident from inspirational ladies. Having personally spent time with Lindsay, Sarah and Elena, I can say that they are a force to learn from! In 2015 the Beti AllRide clinics will be expanding from the wes

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