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Bikepacking The Idaho Hot Springs Loop, Self-Discovery, and Body Image

I started seriously considering long-distance bike-packing in September 2018. My husband, Mike, had just completed a 400-mile bike race, totally self-supported. I watched him, filled with pride, cross the finish line surrounded by a crowd of about 30 people screaming and cheering. I was astounded by what he had pushed his body to do. The

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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

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Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Chain Lock Review

If you’ve ever had a bike stolen (or know someone who has), then you know how violating it can feel. While there’s no lock that’s 100% theft-proof, the Kyrptonite New York Fahgettaboudit chain lock comes pretty darn close. It’s HEAVY (this isn’t the lock you want to carry around town), but if you have a

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7 Tools To Find Bike Trails Near You

Whether you are brand new to cycling and want to find bike trails near you to ride, or you are an old pro at biking but are visiting a new city and unfamiliar with the trails, the good news is that there are a variety of tools available now a days to help you find

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9 Best Women’s Hybrid Bikes

A hybrid bike (like the name would imply) is a mix between a road bike and a mountain bike. It has skinny, fast-rolling tires like a road bike, but more relaxed geometry and a flat bar like a mountain bike. A hybrid bike a good option for women who are looking for a “fitness bike”,

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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

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Femme Cyclist Summer Book Club

Hang up the hammock, kick off your flip-flops, and grab a book. Summer is here! This July, I’m going to be reading ROAR by Dr. Stacy Sims, and I’d like you to join me. The book club will run from July 1st thru the end of the month. We’ll be running a weekly discussion topic

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