Close

Surly Troll Preview

Preview: Surly Troll. One Part MTB, One Part Utility

While at the Surly Intergalactic Headquarters of QBP I was able to demo a few bikes for commuting purposes from my abode to the headquarters. While there was also a Civia I haven’t put up yet, there is a Surly Troll that also busted a friends hip on the black ice across the Minneapolis pavement.

Read More
Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Robin

What’s your name and location? Robin – New Jersey What type of cycling do you enjoy? Most passionate about mtb – but love road riding and now cyclocross What is your first cycling memory? My banana seat coaster bike…going airborne and breaking my leg (both shin bones)…spent 11 weeks in casts…and I still went back for more! Who inspires you to ride, and better yet…

Read More
Clif Bar Seasonal

Holiday Stocking Stuffer Wish List

I’m a cyclist, I ride year round and there are key things that I use year round, or around this time of year lust after. For all of you looking to buy something for a cyclist in your life this is my stocking stuffer list. I’ll also be writing up a larger item Holiday Wish List for the bigger ticket items. Camelbak Podium Chill Bottle…

Read More
Motivational Monday Tianna Meilinger

Motivational Monday with Tianna Meilinger

What’s your name and location? Tianna Meilinger of Vaya Bags Ridgewood, NY What type of cycling do you enjoy? I like going to different bike trails such as Caumsett Park in Long Island. I also love running errands in NYC on my bike. Its really the best way to get around the city. I also commute to and from work at Vaya Bags, where I…

Read More
sscxwc1

Dear Bike Industry, Please Find Your Morals

I was asked to remove the original photo and name of the woman in the below story by the woman. She doesn’t want to continue to be apart of the fight to make cycling a better place for women. Last Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, I was awoken with the sounding of bells, chats and emails. You see a friend saw a female cyclist in…

Read More
Sue Carr Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Sue Carr

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! I’ve known Sue and her husband for a few years now. It has been very exciting to…

Read More
Burley D'Lite Child Trailer

Review: Burley D’Lite Child Trailer

I’ll keep you from reading my rant of why I feel that child bike seats are unsafe and can lead to danger for the child and adult. That will be saved for another day. Earlier in the summer Burley sent out a D’Lite Child Trailer for review purposes. Walking into the review I knew from my experience in the past with Burley, their trailers and…

Read More
Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Colleen Schaible

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! What’s your name and location? Colleen Schaible, Farmington NY What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road…

Read More
2012 Raleigh RX1 Cyclocross Bike

Full Review: 2012 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women’s Cyclocross Bike

For the past month I have been cruising around on the 2012 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women’s cyclocross bike. A good amount of people emailed and tweeted about the bike, so there must be an interest in women’s cyclocross! You can read the preview over yonder.

Read More