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
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
Bike friends are the best friends! But how do you go about finding them? To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of women’s cycling clubs, group rides, and women’s-only events. No matter where you live in North America, you should be able to find a group of ladies to ride with on this list.
Shoes are a girl’s best friend, and if you’re like us, a good pair of cycling shoes can be your BFF. The right pair of shoes can increase comfort, boost power transfer to the pedals, and make your smile when you put them on. Unfortunately, it seems that the cycling shoe manufacturers change their offerings
In this episode, I interview Georgena Terry, THE first person to market bikes designed for women. She’s the founder of Terry Precision Bicycles and a pioneer in the bike industry. Her most recent venture is Georgena Terry, a hand-built steel bicycle brand. We talk about the origin of Terry, why women’s-specific bicycle design is important,
A good helmet is arguably the most important piece of cycling equipment you can own. It keeps your brain safe! That’s why we’ve rounded up a list of women’s road bike helmets that have gone the extra mile in terms of safety features. Most of these lids include MIPS and several boast extra safety features
If you love cycling, there’s no better vacation than a cycling vacation. And if you want some time away from the world, hanging out with a bunch of supportive, active women can be a life-changing experience. The best of both worlds? A women-only cycling vacation! Here’s a list of cycling vacations and tours for women.
Winter doesn’t have to mean the end of your cycling season. And no, I’m not suggesting heading indoors to your rollers (although there might be some of that involved). For many places around the U.S., winter days bring cool, sunny weather ideal for completing a big ride. Here are five century rides to add to your
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.