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Interbike Logo

Recapping more of the 2011 Interbike through internet stalking and tons of Googling. Here is more thanks to Bike Rumor, MTBR and the fine folks at Problem Solver for sponsoring Tech Tuesday. 10 Speed Grip Shift from SRAM Grip shifters rejoice, you can now move to the awesome 2×10 technology.via

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Starr Walker
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

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

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Surly Long Haul Trucker for Sale

Updated: SOLD (Very quickly to a nice man on eBay)   You are looking at a very lightly demo’d touring frameset from the fine folks at Surly. I purchased the 54cm x 26″ framesize when I was having back issues, needless to say I needed the next size up! Make

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NC Cyclocross
BlogCycling TipsEvent CoverageRideTraining

This past Sunday I dragged myself out of bed at o’dark 30 to prep myself and brain for my first cyclocross “clinic”. At around 7 o’clock teammate and all around awesome guy, George Berger, picked me up in his little Prius and we were off into the sunrise. The goal

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BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech Tuesday

While riding around in circles tonight at a local 3.5 mile mountain trail I realized something was off more than normal. My pedals were hitting things that I normal don’t and my turning felt slow. As I slowed to a stop I watched my fork spring back to life after

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Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women's Road Bike
Bike ProfileBikesBlogWomen's Cycling

I love steel bicycles, I know that isn’t a way you should start off a review of an aluminum bike but there is a reason… 2011 Raleigh Capri 4.0

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Adjust Avid BB5 Brakes
BlogCycling TipsMechanicsTech TuesdayWomen's Cycling

One concern that so many women (and guys) have with owning a bike is the basics of fixing it, or how to do basic road side repairs. I do recommend that as an avid cyclist even with some mechanical skills that you should become best buds with your local mechanic

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BlogWomen's Cycling

Bicycling skills clinics are an interesting thought. Adults, having skills clinics in the way you would for your favorite sport as a kid. For myself I need to become confident again going into barriers, and $40 for 6 hours of someones time is a great deal. Stackhouse is limiting the

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2012 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women's Cyclocross
Bike ProfileBlogPreviews

This is part of a series of short posts releasing the new 2012 Raleigh Bicycles women’s line. Everything from 29er mountain bikes, road bikes, hybrids, more carbon and women’s cyclocross bikes. I’ve got the scope, but we can thank Raleigh’s Sally on this one. Want to know how I can

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Airborne Cyclocross Bike
BikesBlogWomen's Cycling

I won’t lie, the Airborne Delta CX was the most exciting part of becoming a member of the Airborne Flight Crew this past spring. I was going to have the inside scoop, test ride and ride for a season a wonderful cyclocross bike that hopefully would crack open a huge

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