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Race Face Chester Review

Race Face Chester Pedal Review

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,

Framed Minnesota 1.0 Women's Fat Bike Review

Framed Minnesota 1.0 Women’s Fat Bike Review

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

nutcase helmet

Nutcase Helmet Review

Looking for an attractive skate-style bike helmet? It’s not so much to ask to look cute while wearing a helmet, right? Luckily for all you stylish ladies, Nutcase happens to make a really adorable helmet that comes in lots of fun designs, so no matter what your style may be, you’ll be able to find

POC Trabec Helmet

POC Trabec Mountain Bike Helmet Review

You’re looking for an enduro style mountain bike helmet that offers good head coverage but that doesn’t break the bank.  Say hello to the POC Trabec.  Known for superior safety and cutting-edge design, POC offers some of the best helmets on the market.  Most of their helmets, however, cost a pretty penny.  The Trabec is

bell super 3 review

Bell Super 3 MIPS Women’s Mountain Bike Helmet Review

One of the most popular mountain bike helmets of the women I ride with, the Bell Super 3 is a comfortable, attractive helmet that comes with all the bells and whistles. Perhaps one of the biggest attractions of the helmet is the ability to add an optional chin bar (or buy the 3R that comes

Fox Rampage Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet Review

Fox Rampage Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet Review

The Fox Rampage is a low-profile, lightweight, and affordable full-face helmet mountain bike helmet. In fact, it is the cheapest ASTM-F1952 certified helmet on the market and one of the lightest. While it’s not a “women’s specific” helmet, it is a great option for ladies that are petite or those looking for a lighter-weight full-face

five ten women's kestrel lace review

Five Ten Women’s Kestrel Lace MTB Shoe Review

I’ve always been a cross-country kinda girl and dressed the part. You know: matching lycra kit and carbon-soled Sidi shoes. Thanks to my husband and son, however, that’s slowly changing. They have me doing more downhill days and afternoons at the skills park. I converted to baggy shorts a while ago, but just recently began

giro tessa mountain bike gloves review

Giro Tessa Women’s Mountain Bike Gloves Review

After 3.5 hours of riding, my hands were throbbing and raw. Several new callouses had popped up on the fleshy part of my palm on the underside of my knuckles. Despite how much I was trying to enjoy my mountain bike vacation in Sedona, all I could think about were my hands. This was several

Zoic Navaeh MTB Shorts

Zoic Navaeh Women’s MTB Shorts Review

Zoic makes some of the best mountain bike shorts for under-served portions of the mountain bike community (a.k.a women and children).  Rather than being a sized-down version of a men’s short, the Navaeh has been designed to fit a woman’s body and it comes in cute (and often changing) colors and patterns. The short has

smith rover mountain bike helmet

Smith Rover Mountain Bike Helmet Review

If you are looking for a low-profile, minimalistic and lightweight helmet, consider the Smith Rover.  This isn’t the cross-country helmet of old, but it’s certainly less bulky than most modern mountain bike helmets.  For xc rides, hot days, and good hair, this is one of our go-to lids. Review in a Nutshell Pros: Low-profile Bright