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Don’t Forget to Hydrate

As the summer cools off and we are entering the perfect temperatures of late summer/early fall I find my eating and drinking habits have suffered.  During the summer it is very easy to remember to drink water and eat healthier.  You can’t forget with the summer heat beating down on you as you ride, and amazing summer fruit and veggies available. Constant Reminder to Hydrate…

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Commuting : How Not to Wear Spandex

Originally posted at our sister site : CommuteByBike.com My tri-modal commute to Charlotte has partially changed my perspective of commuting concerns. One of these concerns is clothing which I’ll be deep diving in the next few articles. Business Attire and Dress Codes Since I now work back in the marketing and advertising industry there is more of a dress code than what you find in…

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Ontario Attorney General Runs Over Bicycle Messenger

A friend and also Bike Shop Girl Supporter, RedSonia, sent over this information.  Frustration and sadness comes over on my emotions. “My first music video is up on Youtube and Vimeo at www.youtube.com/redsonia and www.vimeo.com/sunnyd. The song is called “Apparently (Al Sheppard)” and it’s about my friend who was killed by the former Ontario Attorney General, Michael Bryant, and how wack the “justice” system is….

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Bicycle Storage Idea

A reader sent photos of her $10 bike storage concept utilizing closest rod brackets x 2 per bike.  A great idea and simple to do, but make sure you are screwing into a wall stud!

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Another Bicyclist Hit in Charlotte, NC

In the beginning of July I reported on a bicycle accident that happened less than 8 miles from my house.  A woman had been hit while training for a local triathlon on a very popular road for cyclist.  One thing that I failed to update everyone was a woman (on the same triathlon course pre-riding) was cut off, by a car trying to park, going…

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Tracking Your Progress

As humans we like to track things, some humans more than others, but needing to know speed, averages and time is built in from birth. This need is sometimes justified, you track miles and distance on a car to calculate gas expenditure and to know hoe much gas is left, or when you may need more. Your body and bike are no different. There is…

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My Evolution from Biking Girl to Biking Mom

Being a first-time mom comes with its challenges, but integrating your family with your biking hobby doesn’t have to be.  This weeks guest post is from Megan of BikeShopHub.com where she talks about her steps from being a bicycling girl to a bicycling mom.

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Where’s Bike Shop Girl?

The month of July ended in a bang, a wonderful, end of a symphony type of bang.   As I was sitting at the end of July, prepared to go part time at the Bike Shop and take more duties on here, online and another “project” website, my heart was racing excited for the next chapter in my life of social media and helping women across…

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Reflective Rims and Internally Geared Hubs

  A set of wheels are in for review and in the midst of getting installed on the famous Salsa Casseroll.   Utilizing a Shimano Alfine groupset I have been piecing together in the past 6 months, and the new Velocity Dyad Halo reflective rims. The wheels and review are also based all around the Shimano Alfine groupset, as I’ve been interested in internally geared hubs…

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