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”)
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
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.
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
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
Gravel bikes are the trendiest niche in the bike world right now. And for good reason! They let you go just about anywhere and do just about anything. If you’ve been thinking about getting a gravel bike, but want to do more research before you buy one, this post is for you. We’ll guide you
The days are getting shorter, and the temperature is dropping. Even if your indoor set up is dialed, sometimes you just have to get outside. The first couple of rides are the toughest. Once you get better acclimated to the cold weather and get your layering down, winter riding can be fun! The key is
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
Winter is rapidly approaching. The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are getting lower. While some folks throw on snow pants and studded tires, the majority of us would rather suffer indoors to keep training throughout the winter. That said, riding a bike indoors does not have to wait until the weather gets bad.
The days are getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean your rides need to get shorter! Especially for those in warmer climates, fall can be the best time of year to ride. Whether you are commuting, making your way home after the local group ride, or shredding some singletrack, here are a few things to consider.