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Passing Gas

Sorry to disappoint but this post is not about farts.  I’m a big fan of really bad puns, so the title actually refers to passing cars while on a bicycle.  But, who doesn’t like a good fart reference? A guest post on getting by without gas from Laura Colbert from Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA. 

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Black Friday Bandit Cross

Workout that new Turkey Muscle WHEN?  Friday, November 23rd. 1:00pm WHAT? Get out of the house and enjoy some cyclocross “riding” with friends WHY? Grab your kids and get your butt out of the house, away from the in laws and left over Turkey!

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What Makes a Really Good Bicycle Shop?

I asked the question on Facebook and Twitter: What makes a really good bicycle shop? I’m opening up the comments and want a good sound off. I’m not giving you any ideas or going to steer the conversation, I want candid thoughts. If you work/own a shop please state so. If you are a consumer that doesn’t go to a shop anymore because of not…

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My Ode to Mountain Biking, A Guest Post by Laura Colbert

An on going series from Laura Colbert from Loose Nuts in Atlanta, GA. Click to read more from Laura. I love mountain biking.  It’s an inexplicable love, given the tears, bruises, and soreness that it sometimes (…ok, usually) entails.  I have tried explaining to many confused friends the reasons why mountain biking is fun while one of my legs displays a blue and green bruise…

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Interbike '12: Cross Vegas

Interbike ’12: Cross Vegas

Keep up to date with the Bike Shop Girl coverage of the 2012 Interbike Trade Show with coverage, previews, exclusives and interviews A photo dump of random photos from the night of the 2012 Cross Vegas race during Interbike. Includes a trip on the Yakima party bus, tequila shots, bike races and awesome people in the industry!

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Non Cycling Related Blabbing

It is hard at times as a creative person to have my main (currently only) output to be a blog wrapped around cycling. There are photos, stories, heartache and levels of love missing from these pages. For most of my high school through my early 20’s I had a site and online persona under the name of “Arsbars.” Don’t ask me where the name came…

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Celebrating ARTCRANK and a Dear Friend

Sunday morning, pounding on a keyboard as it seems to be a common occurrence of the latest Sundays. Catching up, setting plans and downloading for the week. Check gmail, say hello to friend, Charles, as it seems to be the only time in a hectic week we can catch each other. Picturing him in his office in Minneapolis, I’m often found on my patio in PJs. The…

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Friday Shop Profile – Tennessee Valley Bikes

As an independent rep for Quality Bicycle Products I travel to bike shops all over the Southeast of the USA. Visiting a great amount of killer shops, doing what they love and each one in their very unique way. Next time you’re close, check one of these out! Want to see more shops? Visit the tag. Shop Name: Tennessee Valley Bikes (TN Valley Bikes) Location: 214 W Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN….

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Southern Spokes Recap

I’m working on a long recap for SouthernSpokes.com to fill everyone in, thank a whole boatload of folks and get started planning for next year! Here’s some key highlights that I feel sum up things for my readers here. A ton of women’s raffle prizes, and everyone that bought a raffle ticket won something Kids rides, women’s rides, fat bike rides Waffles and Nutella Really…

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