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Kuat NV 2.0 Bike Rack Review

Kuat NV 2.0 Bike Rack Review

Looking for a top of the line bike rack that does it all? Consider the Kuat NV 2.0. This high-end bike rack makes loading (and unloading) bikes incredibly easy. It’s also super stable, will last forever, and has cool extras like a workstand. Didn’t even know you needed a workstand on your bike rack, did

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7 Tips For Solo Cycling

While many women LOVE going on group rides, there are many others (myself included) who actually prefer to ride by themselves. And even if group rides are totally your jam, there might be days where riding solo makes more sense. Solo cycling allows you to fit in a ride on your own schedule, accomplish your

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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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Loving Yourself and Your Body as an Overweight Cyclist

Kailey Kornhauser was on the cover of the September 13, 2019 issue of Bicycling magazine.  Inside she wrote an article entitled, “I’m a Fat Cyclist, and I Don’t Need to “Fix” My Body: My Weight Doesn’t Need to Change. But the Bike World’s Attitude Towards Me Does.”    The second I saw this article, saw this

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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”)

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Quit Your Job and Mountain Bike More

For the entirety of my adult life, cycling (and mountain biking in particular) has been at the center of my world. Yes, I did all that “grown-up stuff”, but I never let it get in the way of my love for the bike.  I had to go to work, but I biked there, and then

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How To Develop Mental Toughness with Joanna Zeiger

In this episode of Femme Cyclist I sit down with Joanna Zeiger.  Joanna is a former Olympian, Ironman world champion, author, coach, and researcher.  Yup, there’s pretty much nothing this woman can’t do. I first became familiar with Joanna after reading her fantastic book,  The Champions Mindset – An Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness.  

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11 Ways To Find More Time To Ride Your Bike

Recently I asked the Femme Cyclist community what your number one challenge is as it relates to bicycling. Can you guess what it was? Finding time to ride! Yup, it didn’t have anything to do with bike fit, or winter weather, or even flat tires. Women are just struggling to even find the time to