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Thule T2 Pro XT

Review: Thule T2 Pro XT Bike Rack

You’ve taken the time to research the perfect bike and spent your hard-earned cash to bring said bike home, but you may have forgotten one crucial part of the equation: how are you going to transport your noble steed safely? Look no further than the Thule T2 Pro XT. I have had a number of

female cyclist

15 Signs That You Might Be a (Female) Cyclist

Think you might have caught the cycling bug? Here are 15 tell-tale signs that you’ve fallen prey to a biking addiction. There’s no cure, but that’s okay–you don’t want one. Your Arms Are Tan But Your Hands Are White There’s a clearly defined line where on your wrists where your gloves begin. You do your

snoozer dog basket for bike

7 Best Dog Baskets for Your Bike

Photo credit: Snoozer Pet Products Want to bring your best friend (aka dog) along for the ride? That’s totally doable with a dog basket specifically designed for use on a bicycle. We surveyed our gal pals that ride with their dogs to find the 7 best dog baskets for your bike. At the bottom of

what to wear to spin class

What to Wear To Spin Class (and What NOT to Wear)

About to take your first spin class? Take a deep breath. It’s easy and you really can’t do anything wrong. That said, if you want to be super prepared we’re here to help you. We’ve picked out some of our favorite pieces for indoor cycling including padded shorts, spinning pants, and lightweight, breathable tops. But

7 Best Women’s Cyclocross Bikes

Who doesn’t need a new bike?!  (Always n+1, right?!).  And cyclocross bikes are some of the most capable, do-it-all bikes around.  Whether you want to race cyclocross, ride gravel, join a dirt fondo, or just commute in style, a ‘cross bike can help you do it.   We’ve picked out 7 of our favorite cyclocross bikes

nutcase helmet

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

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

Spin Class - Indoor Cycling

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

recovery smoothie

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.