Category: Road

Allez Sprint track tire

Guide to Road Bike Tire Sizes

If you are shopping for a new pair of tires for your road bike, the vast number of size options can be overwhelming. Should you go narrow or wide? And what do all those numbers and letters mean? In this article, we will take a deeper dive into how road tires are measured, the importance

SLC Criterium

2019 Colorado Classic Preview

The 2019 Colorado Classic is the only UCI standalone women’s stage race in North America, and it will be hitting the streets of Colorado on August 22-25. The organizer of the Colorado Classic, RPM Events Group, is giving these fast women a big incentive to attend – the $75,000 prize purse is almost four times

Monterey Bike

3 Ways To Explore Monterey, CA By Bike

Discover why Monterey, CA Is Heaven On Earth for Cyclists Is there such a place as Heaven on Earth? For many people, including cyclists, Monterey County on California’s central coast might be that place. Its scenic beauty has adorned thousands of postcards, calendars, and tabletop books, and its weather ranges from comfortable to glorious year-round,

Review: 100% Speedtrap Cycling Sunglasses

The 100% Speedtrap sunglasses are the glasses of choice for professional cyclist, and seven-time winner of the Tour de France’s green jersey, Peter Sagan, but are they the right choice for you? While not all of us can be as fast as Peter Sagan, 100% affords us the opportunity to look (almost) as cool. The

fueling for a century ride

Fueling for a Century Ride: 7 Tips to Keep You Riding Strong

You’ve put in the training to cover 100 miles on the bike, figured out how to layer for a long day, notified your loved ones of your upcoming adventure, but there is one final crucial component to iron out: what to eat for the next 5-9 hours? Fueling for a century can be confusing, and

liv-footwear

5 Best Cycling Shoes for Women – 2019

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

SDG Allure Women's Saddle Review

Review: SDG Allure Women’s Bike Saddle

When I started surveying women for their favorite bike saddle, the SDG Allure was the one seat that kept getting named time and time again. One of these ladies even claimed that she gave up using a chamois after switching the SDG Allure. While I haven’t gone that far, I do think that the SDG

best womens cycling gloves

7 Best Women’s Cycling Gloves (and How to Choose)

Searching for a new pair of bike gloves? Read this before you buy! While cycling gloves are often an after-thought, they’re actually pretty important. They protect your palms from serious injury in the event of a crash, absorb road vibration to make your ride more comfortable, and improve your grip on the handlebars. We’ve researched

training for a century ride

7 Tips for Training for a Century Ride

Completing a century ride is a huge accomplishment, and should be a bucket list item for every cyclist. That said, the thought of getting into good enough shape to finish one can be intimidating.

best touring bikes for women

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