Salsa Casseroll
BikesBlog

…ility to rock fatty 700×38 with fenders this bike is more than a road bike. This bike is a go to commuter, light touring and really to do everything beside the hard single track riding. This bike would fit in well next to your Trek Madone for when you want to be more up right, haul some panniers or maybe take the slower path next to your kids and want a more stable riding geometry. The bike is ready for multiple riding positions Earlier this…

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Safety is a big thing for me.  Helmets, lights and brakes on those fixed gear bikes are all important things.  Any customer that comes through the shop getting into cycling or buying a new bike the two must accessories are a well fit helmet and a rear blinky light.  So that I don’t sounds like I’m pushing things at them I explain the basics, you have one head (duh) and a good light will give drivers a good warning that you are up the…

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…I’m currently building up my single speed cyclocross bike.  I can’t help but crave my do-all, road, light off road, machine. Raleigh XXIX Belt Drive Single Speed. Do I really need to say more? Light & Motion 1400 Lumen crazy, it would be like walking on the moon when night riding Luna Sport Gear Bee’s Knee Warmers Knee warmers are some of my favorite clothing accessory for cycling Sweet Pea Boob Boom While, I’m current…

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Cycling Tips

…eating and doesn’t want to stop. Contents from top left to bottom right include : Planet Bike Blaze Front Light (best & brightest battery operated front light in my opinion) Spare tampon, always in there because you never know Pen Moleskin with another pen inside Pedro’s Pink Tire Lever Bontrager Roll Bar Multi Tool Serfas hand pump, which I can’t even tell the model I’ve had it for so long Twin-Six wool cap, incase I…

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…through with ease.  I smile – it is a great day and a great way to begin the weekend. Stop at the traffic light At the intersection of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, I stop at a red light.  Time the next light well to roll through easily with the green. Slowing At the intersection of South Caldwell and 3rd Street.  This intersection always has cars pulling illegally from the parking lot on the right.  Tap the brakes once more as an oncoming car c…

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IMG_7972
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…sonal favorite is Breakfast Buzz, Bike Shop Girl will probably have a private label of this after the holidays! Lights and more Lights It’s that time of the year that either it’s dreary on your road ride or you aren’t mountain biking after work because you can’t see. Help out your cyclist, keep them riding and safe! On the road option 1: To be seen, this is for the front and back on the road when it’s getting dark. I…

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Clif Bar Seasonal
AccessoriesBlog

…iece and a close off valve to keep the bottle from leaking in your bag or on a shaky mountain ride. Rear Blinky Light Walk in to any bike shop and for $10 – 40 you can get a good rear light. Depending what type of traffic and weather your cyclist rides in you may want to spend more. Cycling Socks I’m a sucker for wool but maybe your cyclist is into pastel colors, crazy designs or an easy “STFU” on their cuff. Another easy…

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Banjo Brothers Metro Backpack
BagsCommutingFeaturedReviews

…up to 10″ x 15″ notebooks Cell phone holster included Front and rear reflective tape and webbing tab for safety light 16″H x 11″L x 6.5″W / 1100 cubic inches Details that Mattered to Emily Not too big, not too small. The bag isn’t so big that you can overload and have too much gear on your back. You can stuff it, carry tons of stuff or whatever else you may but it’s right at 1100 cubic inches of space. It’s white and has a large…

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TwinSix Tshirts
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…to your bike. CO2 for easy inflation, tire levers and patch kits to keep you rolling.  Click to Buy Rear Blinky Light You need a rear light, so does your loved ones. Click to Buy Soft Good Essentials  Defeet Wool Socks It’s that time of year in Colorado that my Defeet Wool socks are being worn as often as they are clean, and sometimes even when they are dirty.     Click to Buy TwinSix Tall Socks Favorite summer socks, ever.   Clic…

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All City Nature Boy Review | Bike Shop Girl 8.7
BikesCyclocrossReviews

…es one way at all times of the day and night. Our criteria for this Denver friendly commuter bike: Wider tires Slightly upright but not too comfort oriented Drop bars Pretty (This by far was the most important one) I had recently left my job as an outside rep for QBP (parent company for Salsa, Surly, All City, Foundry) and personally had an All City Nature Boy that I adored. Naturally I wanted her on a cyclocross bike and the idea of a single-spe…

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