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Dakine Hot Laps 5L Fanny Pack Review

If you’ve been considering switching from a traditional hydration pack, to a fanny pack, take a look at the Dakine Hot Laps 5L. It carries enough water that you won’t be sorry you made the switch, plus it shifts the weight from your shoulders and back and onto your hips. We found that the Dakine

Review: 100% Speedtrap Cycling Sunglasses

The 100% Speedtrap sunglasses are the glasses of choice for professional cyclist, and seven-time winner of the Tour de France’s green jersey, Peter Sagan, but are they the right choice for you? While not all of us can be as fast as Peter Sagan, 100% affords us the opportunity to look (almost) as cool. The

Thule T2 Pro XT

Review: Thule T2 Pro XT Bike Rack

You’ve taken the time to research the perfect bike and spent your hard-earned cash to bring said bike home, but you may have forgotten one crucial part of the equation: how are you going to transport your noble steed safely? Look no further than the Thule T2 Pro XT. I have had a number of

snoozer dog basket for bike

7 Best Dog Baskets for Your Bike

Photo credit: Snoozer Pet Products Want to bring your best friend (aka dog) along for the ride? That’s totally doable with a dog basket specifically designed for use on a bicycle. We surveyed our gal pals that ride with their dogs to find the 7 best dog baskets for your bike. At the bottom of

osprey seral review

Osprey Seral 7L Hip Pack Review

Thinking of getting a new mountain bike fanny pick? Or perhaps this would be your first one? In either case, the Osprey Seral 7L hip pack is one of our favorite hydration packs–fanny pack or otherwise. It’s comfortable (so, SO comfortable), doesn’t bounce or move around, offers ample storage, and does what it’s supposed to

best womens mountain bike gloves

9 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Gloves

Mountain bike gloves aren’t just a nice-to-have, they’re kind of a must-have. The most obvious reason the wear gloves on the trails is that they protect your hands from serious carnage in the event of a crash. But mountain bike gloves also absorb vibration on bumpy trails, keep sweaty hands from slipping off the bars,

best womens cycling gloves

7 Best Women’s Cycling Gloves (and How to Choose)

Searching for a new pair of bike gloves? Read this before you buy! While cycling gloves are often an after-thought, they’re actually pretty important. They protect your palms from serious injury in the event of a crash, absorb road vibration to make your ride more comfortable, and improve your grip on the handlebars. We’ve researched

womens chamois

7 Best Chamois Creams for Women

If you suffer from saddle sores or chafing while cycling, chamois cream can make a huge difference.  Designed to reduce friction between your chamois, saddle, and intimate regions, chamois cream helps keep things comfortable down there.  Most chamois creams are also anti-bacterial, so it can help prevent keep things clean and prevent infection. Here are

5 Best Bike Phone Mounts

Photo credit: Andreas Kambanis Knowing where to put everything while biking can be tricky–especially your phone.  Put it in your jersey pocket and it might fall out.  Stick it in a hydration pack or seat bag and you can’t see your Strava stats. Enter the bike mount.  A bicycle phone mount allows you to keep your

five ten women's kestrel lace review

Five Ten Women’s Kestrel Lace MTB Shoe Review

I’ve always been a cross-country kinda girl and dressed the part. You know: matching lycra kit and carbon-soled Sidi shoes. Thanks to my husband and son, however, that’s slowly changing. They have me doing more downhill days and afternoons at the skills park. I converted to baggy shorts a while ago, but just recently began