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Lab-Gear 99 : Full Review

Lab-Gear 99 Mid & T The end of October I was approached by Lab-Gear to review a few of their new woman’s line, 99.  Today we are going to go over the pro’s and con’s, as well as share some photos of the different shirts we reviewed.  First, make sure to read our preview from December. The Process One thing very unique about Lab-Gear was…

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Video : Cervelo BrainBike

In Florida, it seems to be raining none stop today which means that today’s group ride was rained out. One advantage of this was the free time to give you a recap of a few key things we have learned during our sessions here at Cervelo Brainbike. Make sure to subscribe to the Bike Shop Girl podcast on iTunes. During the video I mentioned a…

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Podcast Episode #1 : US Made Bikes and Parts

[podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-Episode1.mp3[/podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-Episode1.mp3 Take a listen to Episode #1 : US Made Bikes and Parts. In this podcast I talk about when or why I buy US made products, a couple big names still making in the US, as well as linking you to the upcoming National Handmade Bicycle Show. Companies we talked about: Trek Bikes Cannondale Terry Thanks to Team Estrogen Forums for the idea!

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Follow Friday Links (A Day Late)

A list of racer-esque women on bikes, if you are ever lacking motivation check out these ladies! Meredith Miller Katie Compton Amy Dombroski Joan Hanscom WORS Women Nicola Cranmer

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How To Video : Change a Flat Tire

We’ve asked you what you would like to learn how to do, techniques and, in general, more knowledge.  The first in our How To video podcast is How to Change a Flat Tire

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Grit & Glimmer : Are bike shops *still* failing us?

Over at Grit & Glimmer a question was posed to get feedback on why or how bike shops are failing in general, women. What is the shop doing, or not doing and how can we, the women, hope to see change? Everyday more and more women are climbing onto bicycles. It’s our time. We’re here and we’re ready to ride. Are bike shops ready for…

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Q&A : No underwear under my bike shorts?!

Over here at Bike Shop Girl headquarters we get many emails asking common questions on how to survive being a cyclist and a woman.  In order to get more insight from other women I will often ask if I can put the email I received up on the web for others to answer. Question : Okay – I have heard this before but it has…

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fi’zi:k Vesta Review: Initial Thoughts

A beautiful fi’zi:k Vesta showed up at my doorstep a couple of weeks back.  Quickly, I snapped some photos and then installed the saddle on my cyclocross bike. Since then it has been on my goto bike for long road rides, and my daily commute. Initial Feel The very first feeling of the saddle is the firm, yet padded support.  This is a good feeling…

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Merchandise on Bike Shop Girl

I’m tentatively going to expand into merchandise and small product sales on Commute By Bike and Bike Shop Girl. But I would like your feedback. What type of things would you purchase through us vs Amazon? Would it be enough to know you are supporting a great resource to purchase that light or bag through us? Let me know what you think and what you…

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