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Video : Weekly Update for April 24th

Catching everyone up with what is going on here, what is new in house for review and a little bit of rambling. Trying to test out the video learning curve.

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Cervelo’s YouTube Stream

For the past few months I’ve been doing my best to find good video content, inspiration and motivation to continue to learn to become a better “filmographer.”  ONly this past fall did I start messing with video, coming from a photography and graphic design background. One of the streams on YouTube that keeps impressing me is Cervelo. Anything that gets me to want to go…

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Quick Podcast : Q&A with Team Vera Bradley

Tonight I’m going to sit on a Q&A panel with Alison Powers, Robin Farina and Kristin Sanders.  I’ll be taking some video, photos and audio to bring you guys.[podcast]http://bikeshopgirl.com/podcast/BSG-VeraBradley.mp3[/podcast] What would you like to ask these women? Let me know via comments, email or twitter.

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Cell Phone Ban : Do you feel better on the road?

Across the country the use of cellphones while driving is being cracked down on. Depending on your area it could be as simple as “no texting” or as strict as no cell phone use, unless on work duty. The statistics for accidents and deaths due to use of cellphones are very high, to be honest it is one of the biggest fears I have as…

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Women of Dirt Movie Trailer

Slowly, very slowly, women are getting the nod for doing things in the cycling sport.  This time a great movie (trailer is below) celebrating gravity mountain bikers and what women can do in the sport. Awesome Land: Women Of Dirt is a unique look into the world of Downhill Racing, Dirt Jumping and Freeriding. This film looks through the eyes of the wondrous women that…

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Video Podcast: Keen Coronado Cruiser Review

A very brief video of benefits and initial thoughts of the Keen Coronado Cruiser on review.  A full overview will be in the next week for both Bike Shop Girl and Commute By Bike. This product was given to me at no charge for reviewing.  I was not paid or bribed to give this review and it will have my honest opinion or thoughts through…

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Grease Monkey Wipe Review : Video

I crafted up a video to show how the Grease Monkey Wipes work. My hands were greasy from a pretty thick layer of grime after I cleaned cyclocross drivetrain.  The total clean time was 1 minute and 18 seconds, which out on the road with a little towel isn’t bad.  It left my hands feeling close to perfectly clean and grease free.

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What is a Scrader Valve or Presta Valve?

When you ride a bicycle it will come to a point that you’ll need to inflate your tires.  Soon, I’ll be going over how to change a flat, different types of pumps and what makes a tire tubeless, tubular or standard.  For today we will be starting very basic and figuring out which valve you have and why you need to know. A schrader valve…

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Welcome the Xtracycle Pea Pod LT

There is no hiding how much I love my Xtracycle when I use it as much as possible. PEAPOD LT The fun way to carry your children. Xtracycle is proud to release the PeaPod LT: a child’s bicycle seat that enables a parent to go anywhere they want, carry just about anything they need, and ride with their children in safety and comfort. 

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