Category: MTB

mountain bike confidence

9 Ways To Increase Your Confidence On The Mountain Bike

Whether you’re brand new to mountain biking and feeling a little scared, or have been riding for a while but are struggling to improve your technical skills, there are concrete steps you can take to improve your confidence. The truth is most of us can benefit from working on our confidence on the bike. And

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5 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Hydration Packs

A hydration pack is arguably one of the most important and most personal items a mountain biker has.  It can quite literally save your life, whether by providing water or in the cases of many, by cushioning your back in a serious crash.  Aside from water, a hydration pack carries all our favorite stuff–a cell

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Wild Rye Review: Freel Mountain Bike Shorts & Sandia Jersey

I like passing dudes on the trail, but I don’t want to LOOK like a dude. Which is why I love Wild Rye. This for-women, by-women clothing company has managed to create mountain bike clothes that are functional, sporty, and still feel and look feminine. Wild Rye proves that function and form don’t have to

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9 Best Women’s Electric Bikes

There are lots of reasons to buy an electric bike, also known as an e-bike.  Perhaps you are trying to drive less and get around more by bike.  Or, you might be out of shape or have an impairment that makes an e-assist help you meet your goals of riding a century or climbing up

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How Little Bellas Is Creating Confident Young Women With Sabra Davidson

Did you grow up riding mountain bikes?  Chances are you didn’t.  But that’s all changing for the current generation of young girls, thanks in large part to Little Bellas.  This amazing organization has spent more than a decade running camps and weekly programs to get girls ages 7 to 18 years old out on mountain bikes,

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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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Face Your Fears With Lindsey Richter From Ladies AllRide

Meet Lindsey Richter, mountain bike skills coach extraordinaire.  Lindsey is the founder of Ladies AllRide, a wildly popular series of mountain bike skills camps for women.  These camps are recommended time and time again by the women in our community. In this interview, Lindsey and I chat about the big things (like how to overcome

Best Women's Mountain Bikes Under $1,000

7 Best Women’s Mountain Bikes Under $1,000

So you want to start mountain biking but don’t want to spend a ton of money to get your first bike.  We get it.  That’s why we’ve rounded up a list of the best women’s mountain bikes for ladies under $1,000.  These bikes will help you get into the sport, and won’t break the bank. 

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Giro LA DND Women’s Bike Glove Review

Our hands are one of only three contact points we have with our bicycle, making gloves one of the most important, yet most overlooked pieces of bike gear we have. A glove needs to be comfortable enough that we don’t mind wearing it, protective enough that our hands won’t get shredded in the event of

9 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Shoes (Flats and Clipless)

Whether you are shredding DH trails, racing cross-country, or grinding dirt roads, a comfortable and high-performance shoe is vital for having a good time.  The best shoes provide efficient power transfer to the pedals, are comfortable to walk in, and don’t have any weird pressure points. We’ve collected three of our favorite women’s mountain bike shoes