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Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0

Review: Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0

A women’s carbon bike that is happy on the all day century, yet stiff enough for trying your hand at criteriums. MSRP: $4,000 Details: Performance carbon frameset with a taller headtube and a little more relaxed geometry Drivetrain: Shimano Ultegra 6770 Di2 with 6700 bits mixed in. A full Shimano groupset which is rare to find these days Components: Handlebar, stem, seatpost and seat are…

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Cannondale SuperSix Evo Women's

Preview: Cannondale SuperSix Evo Women’s Hi-MOD Dura Ace

While the growth of available product for women in the bicycling industry is evident there are two key area’s lacking, high end mountain and road product. It takes a bold company, with a strong belief in women, to invest in product with a high price tag for women. Cannondale is doing it with their SuperSix Evo Hi-MOD. Available in SRAM Red, Shimano Dura Ace and Ultegra…

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Road Rides on the Horizon

On this site, for some reason, I don’t talk enough about bike rides. About the act of riding my bike. The bliss, the happiness and the emotions or pain it puts through my body. That’s why we all do this right? It isn’t about the new bike, or the fancy gadgets. It is about the feeling we have inside of us when we ride that…

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Jennifer Wheeler Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday with Jennifer Wheeler

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? Jennifer Wheeler in Seattle What type of cycling do you enjoy? Road…

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2012 Trek Bikes Lexa S

2012 Trek Lexa Women’s Road Bikes

Looking for a review of the Trek Lexa? Check it out here. The 2011 Trek Lexa bikes were an amazing hit for Trek Bikes corporation. It’s one of the top selling women’s road bikes. Many women asked for Lexa by name at demos, and dealers also told us they had many women coming in asking about them. Women love the comfortable fit, race-inspired performance, and…

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Specialized Amira Women's Road Bike

Specialized Amira in the Wild

Do you remember the 2012 Specialized Amira I was so excited about? Bike Hugger captured a photo of one in the wild! View this and others over at BikeHugger.com

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I Spy : 2010 Raleigh Preview

A small birdy sent me previews of very hip looking ladies bikes from Raleigh Bicycles for 2010.  It looks like all parts of their ladies bike line up will be expanding. Classic Roadster $520 (Internally Geared 3 Speed) AlleyWay $1,425 Belt Drive! Eva 2.0, 3.0, 4.0 & 8.0 $300, $330, $450 & 650 Calispell I8 $550 Alysa FT2 $725

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