13 Women’s Only Cycling Events You’ll Love – 2021

While you can (and should) join in on the plethora of co-ed cycling events out there, there is something really special about doing a womens only event. The atmosphere at these events are inviting, supportive, friendly–and often a little silly! Here is a list of 13 ladies-only cycling events including organized non-competitive road rides and … Read more

7 Best Chamois Creams for Women & How To Use It!

If you suffer from saddle sores or chafing while cycling, chamois cream can make a huge difference.  Designed to reduce friction between your chamois, saddle, and intimate regions, chamois cream helps keep things comfortable down there.  Most chamois creams are also anti-bacterial, so it can help prevent keep things clean and prevent infection. Here are … Read more

5 Best Women’s Touring Bikes (and How to Choose)

Thinking of biking cross-country? Or maybe just a long weekend tour of wine country? In any case, for multi-day rides, a touring bike is the ideal setup. A touring bike offers eyelets for racks and panniers, multiple water bottle cages, and more relaxed geometry. The bad news for women is that there really aren’t many … Read more

A Guide to Bicycle Gears: How to Shift Bike Gears and Do it Smoothly

Nothing can frustrate new riders quite like bicycle gears.  Unfortunately, shifting bike gears isn’t a terribly intuitive thing.  It takes a bit of time and thought to learn how to shift properly and efficiently.  The good news is once you get a bit of practice, shifting becomes second-nature–something you don’t have to think about at all.  In order to help hasten … Read more