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Tech Tuesday: MTB Bike Component Levels Explained

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills that you should become best buds with your local mechanic (beer or ice cream…

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Shelley Childers

Motivational Monday with Shelley Childers

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! What’s your name and location? Shelley Childers – Charlotte, NC What type of cycling do you enjoy?…

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2012 Cannondale Bad Girl

Preview: 2012 Cannondale Bad Girl Urban Line

Another sneak peak into the new bikes for 2012. This time it is an urban Cannondale Bad Girl, the newest bike from Cannondale and the sister to their long time Bad Boy. The commuter and random alley hunting, urban lover, in me is jumping up and down to share this with you! 2012 Cannondale Bad Girl Available in 3 models, (1, 2, 3) and two…

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Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday: Trail and Roadside Repairs

Make sure to visit the sponsors of this posts.. Problem Solvers! One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills that you should become best buds with your local mechanic (beer or ice cream…

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Trek 2012 Lush Carbon Beauty

Preview: 2012 Trek Lush Full Suspension Bike for Women

I think bike manufactures are finally getting it. Women’s bikes are not taking a “unisex” bike, shortening the top tube and throwing a women’s saddle on there. Let me introduce you to the 2012 Trek Lush. There aren’t too many details but this is what I have so far. 120 mm of suspension. Ground up design with a lower center of gravity and lower stand…

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Motivatonal Monday Sirena

Motivational Monday with Sirena Lundsford

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement!   What’s your name and location? Sirena Lundsford, Winston-Salem NC What type of cycling do you enjoy?…

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Specialized Jett

Preview: 2012 Specialized Jett Women’s Mountain Bike Line

When the Specialized carbon fiber 29er, the Fate, was released there was talk about the Jett. An aluminum version of the sporty carbon hardtail. Now there is details to share! Highend Aluminum Women’s Racing in 26″ or 29″ The new Specialized Jett comes in two models, Comp or Comp 29″. Exact same “mid-level” build on both, only difference is wheel and tire size. I really…

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2012 Specialized Myka Elite FSR

Preview: 2012 Specialized Myka Mountain Bikes

The Myka XC Mountain bike line from Specialized is their “XC recreational” series. This is your goto series for most women that aren’t looking for an aggressive stance mountain bike. 2012 Myka Hardtail Lineup Key details for the line include lower standover height, shorter stack (lower handlebars) and shortest reach (length of bike.) There are 7 bikes in the 2012 Myka hardtail line most of…

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Icebreaker Wool Womens Bike Jersey

Review: Icebreaker GT200 Halo Jersey and Shorts

I love wool. That is a great way to start an article about wool products, right? I love wool, the thought of wool reminds me of skiing trips, bundled up at the bus stop and all things winter. It does not remind me of 90º weather on the bike. This review took longer than I would like. Normally after a couple rides, a few washings…

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Preview: Chrome Niko Camera Bag

Preview: Chrome Niko Camera Bag

Chrome has been rolling out some great bags this season! The Sherman, the Salvage series, and now a SLR camera bag! Chrome Niko Pro Camera Bag Pulling from their messenger bag shoulder strap and seat belt buckle setup, the new camera bag is stealth and very Chrome. A large main compartment that mirrors many “pro” camera slings with the side entry. Top “compartment” holds your…

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