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Motivational Monday : Shannon Carson

A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals even during a hard week or long hours at work.   Do you know someone that motivates and inspires you?  Send us your answers and photo to girly@BikeShopGirl.com Sorry guys, I never pressed publish on this yesterday morning.. So Monday but a day late! What’s your name…

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Planet Bike Superflash Turbo Review

Planet Bike Superflash Turbo : Preview

Blinky lights, especially rear lights, are very crucial to a road cyclist, I’ve ranted about it before.. Even during the day you should be rocking a blinky to be seen. Planet Bike Superflash Turbo The Planet Bike Superflash has been a favorite of mine for awhile.  With the Superflash Turbo, Planet Bike have outdone themselves. MSRP : $34.99 One Watt Power LED plus 2 red…

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Cycling Workout

Progress is Motivation

It is amazing to me how much encouragement you can provide yourself, when you allow it.   As I’ve talked about, I’m slowly trying to get back in to the swing of a healthy, full, life.  This includes eating well, exercising, setting a routine and sticking to it.   Daily, I’m waking up and setting forth to really change and change how I am living. After two…

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Camelbak Bottles

The Shocker at the Scale #17DayDiet

I lost track of time last Friday when I meant to originally write this, so you may get a bunch of 17 Day Diet posts… Never have I been a fan of diets.   Counting points or reading every ingredient on every piece of food or drink you put in your mouth does not sound appealing to me.  This is what causes people to lose focus,…

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Karen Skorochod em:pwr cycling

Motivational Monday : Karen Skorochod

A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals even during a hard week or long hours at work.   Do you want to get involved?  Send us your answers and photo to girly@BikeShopGirl.com What’s your name and location? Karen Skorochod, Wind Gap, PA Karen is also a member of the new Bike Shop Girl Cycling…

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George Berger at Southern Cross

Race Report : Southern Cross 2011

George Berger, the first member of the new em:pwr cycling team.  He’s on his way to be a good cyclist…well, a good shortish, stoutish, strongish mid-40′s Flemish ‘cross racer.  George resides in Davidson, NC with wife and daughter. Southern Cross 2011, at Dahlonega Georgia’s Montaluce Winery; the first race of the American Ultra CX Championship Series I’ve never raced an endurance cyclocross event before; and,…

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em:pwr kit

Time to Join em:pwr cycling

It’s time to make this official.  We’ve been talking about em:pwr cycling for the past month, we’ve secured some sweet sponsors and its ready to launch!  Please read below for all the perks of joining, or the “elevator pitch.”   Our initial order is closed, but we’ll be doing a reorder ever 3-4 months depending on needs. Please email me girly@bikeshopgirl.com if you want to be…

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SKS Longboard Fenders

New Product: SKS Longboard Fenders

As I sit in my office in Charlotte, NC the rain is pouring down. The road and ground are starting to pool up with water and I’m fortunate to be in dry clothes and happy wool clad feet as I watch silly cyclist roll by. The cyclist aren’t silly for riding in the rain, but for riding with out proper fender’age. If only they had…

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Bicycle Film Fest

Do You Like Making Videos and Bicycles?

Submissions are now open for the Eleventh Annual Bicycle Film Festival! The BFF is looking for films with a bike-related theme. Any
style is acceptable: animation, experimental, narrative, documentary and music videos are all a go.

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Velo Orange Bar Tape

Velo Orange Leather Bar Tape Review

A few months ago when I was trying to inspire myself to get back on the road bike, I changed out some parts on the Raleigh Clubman I had received for review.   I made it a bit more “women’s fit” and classed it up with Velo Orange Leather Bar Tape.   I’ve always loved the look and feel of the Brooks leather bar tape but it…

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