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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

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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 of 2018

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

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The 5 Best Women’s Indoor Cycling Shoes

Addicted to spin class and ready to invest in your first pair of indoor cycling shoes?  Smart gal.  Cycling shoes can make a huge difference in both your comfort level on the bike and how efficient your pedal stroke is. Unfortunately, if you are new to the world of cycling shoes, things can be a

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7 Women’s Bike Helmets That Are Cute and Stylish

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

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The 5 Best Women’s Cruiser Bikes

What’s more fun than a cruiser bike? Nothing. One of my fondest memories is pedaling a cruiser bike thru the narrow streets of San Francisco and out across the Golden Gate Bridge. Equally good days have been spent cruising along the boardwalk on a beach cruiser, or biking to coffee and yoga class. That said, not all cruiser

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7 Tips to Prepare for Your First Spin Class

There’s nothing like hitting the open road on two wheels, BUT hitting the road on two wheels isn’t always possible.  Sometimes you just need to squeeze in a quick workout on your lunch break.  Or maybe there are four feet of snow outside.  Whatever your reason for cycling indoors, spinning can be a great way

Bicycle Commuting

The Ultimate Guide to Bike Commuting (for Women)

Biking to work is one of the most enjoyable and environmentally responsible decisions you can make.  It also provides good exercise, and helps busy women fit in a workout into their already jam-packed days.  Whether you’re already riding a bike to work, or you want to try it for the first time — here are

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3 Delicious Post-Ride Recovery Smoothies

If you’re anything like me, the last thing you want to do immediately after a hard effort is eat a big meal.  In fact, when you do a high-intensity ride, your body borrows blood from your gut and sends it to your big muscle groups.  This results in sluggish digestion and a lack of appetite.

Saddle Sores

How to Heal (and Prevent) Saddle Sores

You’ve been ramping up your miles, training for a big event or logging some epic rides.  But now you’re avoiding getting back in the saddle because you’re in pain.  It’s not your quads that are screaming, or a dehydration headache, its a painful little sore on your bum. Saddle sores (and other issues “down there”)