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Category: Commute

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7 Best Bike Skirts (and Skorts) for Women

Do you like to look feminine on the bike?  Or maybe you just want a little extra coverage?  Either way, a bike skirt (or bike skort) is a great option for looking stylish while riding your bike. A cycling skirt offers the padding of traditional bike shorts, is more feminine than baggy shorts, and offers

thousand heritage review

Thousand Heritage Helmet Review

Do you look at the pictures of stylish women biking in the Netherlands and wish you looked just like them? You could always cruise around the city sans helmet also, but our roads in the U.S. aren’t exactly that safe. That’s why I like the Thousand Heritage bike helmet. It protects your most valuable asset

women's electric bikes

9 Best Women’s Electric Bikes

There are lots of reasons to buy an electric bike, also known as an e-bike.  Perhaps you are trying to drive less and get around more by bike.  Or, you might be out of shape or have an impairment that makes an e-assist help you meet your goals of riding a century or climbing up

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Biking For Transportation With Lisa Corriveau (aka Spokesmama)

Have you ever wanted to ride your bike more for transportation?  Many of the benefits we get from cycling as a sport–exercise, endorphins, being social, getting outdoors–we can also get from cycling as a means of getting where we need to go.  Plus, the added benefit of helping the environment.   In this episode, I

25 Gift Ideas for Female Cyclists

25 Gift Ideas for Female Cyclists

It can be hard to know what to give your favorite female cyclist.  Rather than spending hours searching for the perfect gift, we’ve hand picked some of our favorite things.  Whether you’re looking for something small or something big, you’ll find the perfect present on this list. $20 or Less $50 or Less $100 or

SDG Allure Women's Saddle Review

Review: SDG Allure Women’s Bike Saddle

When I started surveying women for their favorite bike saddle, the SDG Allure was the one seat that kept getting named time and time again. One of these ladies even claimed that she gave up using a chamois after switching the SDG Allure. While I haven’t gone that far, I do think that the SDG

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Mens vs Womens Bikes: 5 Things You Need to Know

So you’re getting ready to shop for a bike and aren’t sure what the difference is between a women’s bike and a men’s bike (or a unisex bike). The truth is that all bikes are unisex bikes and that the difference between those that are marketed as “women’s bikes” and those that are marketed as

3 Simple Steps to Understanding Women’s Bike Sizing

You’re ready to buy a bike, but intimidated by all the numbers and specs? One of the first steps is knowing which size bike you need. There are a couple of different ways women’s bikes are measured and sized, and we’re going to walk you through all of it. And there’s no need to feel

nutcase helmet

Nutcase Helmet Review

Looking for an attractive skate-style bike helmet? It’s not so much to ask to look cute while wearing a helmet, right? Luckily for all you stylish ladies, Nutcase happens to make a really adorable helmet that comes in lots of fun designs, so no matter what your style may be, you’ll be able to find

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