Mountain bike gloves aren’t just a nice-to-have, they’re kind of a must-have. The most obvious reason the wear gloves on the trails is that they protect your hands from serious carnage in the event of a crash. But mountain bike gloves also absorb vibration on bumpy trails, keep sweaty hands from slipping off the bars,
Nothing can ruin a ride faster than an uncomfortable saddle. The wrong saddle can cause chafing, saddle sores, bruising, and a bad attitude about biking. In a quest to find the BEST women’s mountain bike saddles, we researched, tested, and polled every female mountain biker we know. Here are the ladies mountain bike saddles that
Looking for a convertible full-face helmet to provide a little extra protection on the sketchy stuff? Consider the Giro Switchblade. A favorite of the “enduro bros”, the Switchblade is also ideal for rad ladies thanks to its light weight, comfort, and superior safety. This ASTM DH certified downhill lid has a removable chinbar, so you
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
This sweet little video from Shimano takes a look at one downhill’s best female racers–and her relationship with her family.
So you’re getting ready to shop for a bike and aren’t sure what the difference is between a women’s bike and a men’s bike (or a unisex bike). The truth is that all bikes are unisex bikes and that the difference between those that are marketed as “women’s bikes” and those that are marketed as
One general rule we’ve discovered with bikes and cycling gear is that you get what you pay for. High price usually means high quality. Therefore, we were shocked and excited to discover that the Race Face Chester pedals somehow turned this rule on its head. At a mere $50, the Chester offers a lightweight, durable,
Over the past few years, fat biking has become increasingly popular, but the number of women’s specific fat bikes can still be counted on a few fingers. That’s not necessarily a problem when manufacturers are offering small frame sizes in their gender-neutral fat bikes, but there really aren’t that many of those either! No worries.
There’s no better way to get stoked on the New Year than adding a couple of events to the calendar. You know your 2019 schedule will soon be jam-packed with kids activities, work trips, and dentist appointments. So before it gets too full, register for one of these camps, clinics, or trips. They are just
There are few things that can get me down as quickly as being stuck indoors all winter. Are you the same way? If you prefer sunshine to LED bulbs in the spinning studio, consider a fat bike. And it doesn’t have to be an expensive one. The Framed Minnesota 1.0 is an excellent entry-level fat