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1,000 Posts Brings Me Back to the Bike Shop

1,000 posts since starting this site in July of 2009 and I find it very fitting as I will be going back in to the bike shop life this coming Monday as the general manager of all things management at Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop here in Denver, Colorado.

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2014 Breck Epic

2014 Breck Epic: Final Day!

Yesterday was the final stage of racing at the 2014 Breck Epic for Amy Thomas. Catch all of her stage recaps here! It’s really hard to believe today was the last day. While I am relieved to no longer sleep in compression tights and eat boatloads of sugar throughout the day, I am really sad it’s over. This week of riding I will never forget, in part…

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Why Should We Buy Local When It Isn’t Equal?

During the past month of mad scrambles to get presents and my new routine of walking the streets of Boulder, Colorado, past boutique’s and chains I have become jaded. Sidebar: I believe my feelings changed around the time American Express started pushing “Small Business Saturday” the day after Black Friday several years ago. If you really are a small business owner, there is a chance…

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Handmade Cycling Gift Ideas

You have less than two weeks until Christmas and you still haven’t gotten that perfect gift for the cycling loving person in your life. Here are some unique ideas that you probably won’t find on Amazon. Tomorrow I will be posting my “must-have” gift list for all of you last minute gift buying friends. You can also checkout my Pinterest Cycling Gift Guide. Bike Tube…

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Banjo Brothers Metro Backpack

Review: Banjo Brothers Metro Backpack

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 beer or whatever else you may but it’s right at 1100 cubic inches of space. Not too big, not too small.

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National Women’s Bicycling Forum: March 4th

On March 4th, 2013, timing around the National Bike Summit, the League of American Bicyclists are hosting the second annual National Women’s Bicycling Forum. I asked Carolyn, Director of Communications at the League of American Bicyclists, some follow up questions to learn more about what the League has planned for this Forum! About the National Women’s Bicycling Forum Join hundreds of fellow advocates and enthusiasts who are…

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Bike Shop Girl in 2013

It’s an amazing thing, the first day of a new year and everything that it allows a human to feel. You are able to have closure for the year past and take a deep breath to move forward into the next 365 days of progress. First to Look at Personal Ties Behind the scenes I took the past week to plot out a lot of…

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Favorite Memories of 2012

Granted, 2012 is not over. But here are some snapshots that have captured some of my favorite memories of 2012. There are some missing, apparently I didn’t go crazy with Instagram until mid-summer.

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