Radpower Radcity Review: An Affordable E-Bike

radpower radcity electric bike

Last summer I moved to a new city where my home, job and favorite restaurants are close enough together to make driving feel like an unnecessary hassle.  Biking between these locations is the obvious solution.  However, I live at the top of a killer hill that can be tough to simply push my bike up. … Read more

Mens vs Womens Bikes: 5 Things You Need to Know

mens vs womens bikes

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 … Read more

Two Wheel Gear 2.0 PLUS Pannier Backpack Review

two wheel gear pannier backpack

Folks new to bike commuting always ask me: how do I carry my stuff? The obvious initial choice is to carry a backpack. But backpacks can cause the dreaded sweaty back (not ideal when you’re headed to the office). And they can put a lot of strain on your back and shoulders. The next upgrade … Read more

Shower’s Pass Waterproof Gear Review

showers pass transit jacket and pants

When the weather turns bad, you have a couple of options as a bike commuter: drive, switch to public transport, or gear up and ride your bike. The latter is always my preference. There’s not much excuse not to ride when you have high quality gear from a company like Shower’s Pass. Their rain gear … Read more

9 Best Women’s Commuter Bikes And City Bikes

womens commuter and city bikes

Bicycle commuting is the embodiment of everything we love about cycling.  It is environmentally responsible, provides good exercise, boosts your mood, is affordable, and reduces congestion.  Unfortunately, there are far fewer female cyclists than there are men.  There are many reasons for this–risk tolerance, child-care, etc.  Another reason is that women are often marginalized in … Read more

5 Stylish Bike Helmets That Are Actually Cute

stylish womens helmets

Bike helmets are intended to protect us from the unthinkable–bad crashes and collisions–but is it so much to ask that they also look cute? It is not. Fortunately, several helmet brands agree and have created lids that aren’t only safe, they look stylish as well. Whether you are commuting to work or pedaling the boardwalk … Read more

7 Best Bike Skirts And Skorts For Women

terry fixie bike skort

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 … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Women’s Bike Sizes & Size Chart

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 … Read more

9 Best Women’s Electric Bikes & How To Choose!

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 … Read more