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hannah ross

How Women Changed The World On Two Wheels With Hannah Ross

My two big passions in life are cycling and reading, so of course if there’s a book about bikes, I’m going to read it. Obviously, I was excited when I heard about a new book about the history of women on bikes.  It’s called Revolutions:  How Women Changed the World on Two Wheels. I ended

cassie abel

Why Women Deserve Better Cycling Clothing With Cassie Abel From Wild Rye

If you’re like me, you’ve discovered that the best women’s bike clothing comes from smaller, women owned businesses.  In this episode of the Femme Cyclist podcast, I interview Cassie Abel, the co-founder of Wild Rye and in a future episode this season I’ll be chatting with Jenn Kriske, the founder of Machines For Freedom. What

little bellas

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,

cycling solo

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

lindsey richter

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

meg fisher

You Are More Capable Than You Know With Meg Fisher

Meet Meg Fisher.  Meg is a Paralympic gold, silver, and bronze medalist, ten-time world champion, and a super inspirational woman.  She’s overcome adversity to become a professional cyclist, a physical therapist, coach, and motivational speaker. In this interview, which might be my  favorite yet, Meg shares her story of hope and resilience. And although her

spokesmama

Biking For Transportation With Lisa Corriveau (aka Spokesmama)

Have you ever wanted to ride your bike more for transportation?  Many of the benefits we get from cycling as a sport–exercise, endorphins, being social, getting outdoors–we can also get from cycling as a means of getting where we need to go.  Plus, the added benefit of helping the environment.   In this episode, I

Tips for Your First Mountain Bike Race

9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Mountain Bike Race

You’ve done it.  You’ve registered for your first mountain bike race, and now you’re feeling a little bit nervous about what you’ve done.  Relax.  Yes, toeing the start line of your first race can be a little bit intimidating, but you don’t need to go into it unprepared.   Heed these nine tips and your first

eliza sampey

A Bikepacking Adventure Thru Pakistan, India, and Nepal With Eliza Sampey

Have you ever planned a trip so unconventional and “out there” that your family and friends begged you not to go?   That’s what happened to professional mountain biker Eliza Sampey when she planned her bike and packrafting trip to Pakistan, India, and Nepal.  Find out why she went anyhow in this inspirational episode of

Saddle Sores

How to Heal (and Prevent) Saddle Sores

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”)