Shredly Women’s Mountain Bike Short Review

At Femme Cyclist, we’ve taken polls of our community several times on favorite mountain bike shorts. Shredly always comes out the winner. Why? It’s a woman-owned company that makes shorts that are fashion-forward, have high-quality construction, and that actually fit regardless of your size or shape. If you haven’t tried a pair of Shredly shorts … Read more

Machines For Freedom Bib Shorts & Cycling Jersey Review

Looking for your next favorite cycling kit? Meet Machines For Freedom. The clothing from this company is high-quality, comfortable, and designed for women (by women). In addition to creating top-notch cycling apparel, the company has also made an effort to create clothing that works and fits women of a wide variety of sizes. If you’ve … Read more

Bontrager WaveCel Helmet Review (Specter and XXX Road Helmets)

In spring of 2019, Bontrager launched a “Bontrager-exclusive helmet technology” called WaveCel.  The WaveCel technology was developed by Legacy Biomechanics Laboratory in Portland, Oregon and received considerable attention due to its safety claims.   According to Trekbikes.com, “WaveCel is a revolutionary, Bontrager-exclusive helmet technology that has been shown in a recent study to be up to … Read more

Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS Helmet Review

Looking for a mountain bike helmet with extended rear of the head coverage and MIPS technology? The Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS helmet should be on your shortlist. It’s not the cheapest MTB helmet on the market (though it’s nowhere near the most expensive either). In fact, it’s a good mid-range enduro helmet that’s lightweight, … Read more