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

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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

Mens vs Womens Bikes: 5 Things You Need to Know

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So you’re getting ready to shop for a bike and aren’t sure what the difference is between a women’s bike and a men’s bike (or a unisex bike). The truth is that all bikes are unisex bikes and that the difference between those that are marketed as “women’s bikes” and those that are marketed as … Read more

9 Best Women’s Cycling Pants & Tights (2022)

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Whether it’s cold outside or you just prefer wearing long pants, cycling tights can be a great alternative to shorts. A good padded cycling tight or pant should keep your bum happy and provide some compression and support to your leg muscles. They should also be well constructed, comfortable, and able to withstand a bunch … Read more

9 Best Padded Bike Shorts (Cycling Shorts) For Women

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Whether you’re ready to invest in your first pair of bike shorts or simply need to add another pair to your expansive cycling wardrobe, we’ve rounded up the best cycling shorts for women. A good pair of padded bike shorts can make a world of difference, allowing you to ride longer in comfort and to … Read more

Machines For Freedom Review (We’ve Tested Multiple Pieces!)

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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

Shimano S-Phyre RC9 Road Cycling Shoe Review

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Literally the moment I slid the Shimano S-Phyre RC9 cycling shoes on my feet I said to my husband: “Yup. These are the shoes.” It took all of about 10 seconds for me to make the decision, slip them off, and bring them up to the register. I didn’t care about the cost, I didn’t … Read more

5 Best Cycling Shoes for Women


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 … Read more

7 Best Bike Skirts And Skorts For Women

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Do you like to look feminine on the bike?  Or maybe you just want a little extra coverage?  Either way, a bike skirt (or bike skort) is a great option for looking stylish while riding your bike. A cycling skirt offers the padding of traditional bike shorts, is more feminine than baggy shorts, and offers … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Women’s Bike Sizes & Size Chart

You’re ready to buy a bike, but intimidated by all the numbers and specs? One of the first steps is knowing which size bike you need. There are a couple of different ways women’s bikes are measured and sized, and we’re going to walk you through all of it. And there’s no need to feel … Read more

Group Bike Rides: Everything You Need To Know

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Going on your first group bike ride is a right of passage in your life as a cyclist. It can also be a little bit scary, especially if you don’t have anybody to show you the ropes. Here are some tips on how to find the right group ride, what to do ahead of time … Read more