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
Looking for a hip pack that’s lightweight, comfortable, and works well for shorter rides? The Sierra Designs Flex Lumbar might be the fanny pack for you! Although it appears to be designed primarily for hiking, I found it to be a great choice for 1-2 hour mountain bike rides, and road bikes of any length.
Haven’t heard of Singletrack Supply Co? You should! This clothing company is creating some rad stuff for the trail, including a few highly functional pieces for women. I’ve been testing the Tevis Merino jersey and it’s quickly become my go-to long sleeve jersey. It’s comfortable, works well in a variety of weather conditions, and looks
Big Sky bike park in Big Sky, Montana is the home to a plethora of steep, rocky, rooty trails. Compared to other bike parks, Big Sky has more natural singletrack than most. There are still a couple of machine-built jump lines and flow trails, but this place is really famous for its steep, technical terrain.
If you haven’t been yet, you’ve got to head to Grand Targhee bike park in Alta, Wyoming. It has a more relaxed atmosphere than other bike parks and makes for a great weekend getaway. The park has a lot to offer – fun, flowy, challenging terrain, and incredible views. If you want more than just
If you’ve been considering switching from a traditional hydration pack, to a fanny pack, take a look at the Dakine Hot Laps 5L. It carries enough water that you won’t be sorry you made the switch, plus it shifts the weight from your shoulders and back and onto your hips. We found that the Dakine
Head to any bike shop or online store, and you’ll find there are more helmets than you can make sense of. Road bike helmets, skate-style helmets, MIPS, go-pro mounts, and usually in a corner somewhere: one token women’s mountain bike helmet. What should you really look for? We’ve cut through all the noise and identified our
Cover Photo Credit: Yeti Cycles Let’s be clear about something right up front: every mountain bike is a women’s mountain bike. In other words, you are not limited to women’s-specific mountain bikes; you can totally choose any unisex bike on the market. That said, there are plenty of women out there (for many of the
Cover Photo Credit: Shredly They say diamonds are a girls best friend, but we think a good pair of mountain bike shorts can be too. If you’re spending big hours in the saddle, good shorts can be the difference between comfort and misery. Also, we know you’re not vain–but a good pair of mountain bike