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25 Gift Ideas for Female Cyclists

25 Gift Ideas for Female Cyclists

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, something for a road cyclist or a mountain biker, you’ll find the perfect present on this

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Machines For Freedom Bib Shorts & Cycling Jersey Review

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

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7 Best Bike Skirts (and Skorts) for Women

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

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7 Best Women’s Road Bike Saddles

Nothing can make or break a ride quite like a saddle.  If your bottom-side isn’t comfortable, the miles can go be verrrrry slowly.  Or even worse, you might end up developing saddles sores or soft tissue bruising. Unfortunately, it is hard to recommend a BEST saddle as each woman has different anatomy and different preferences.

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9 Best Women’s Bike Shorts

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

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5 Best Women’s Road Bikes For Beginners Under $1,000

So you’re ready to invest in a road bike, but don’t have a ton of money to spare.  No worries, we’ve rounded up what we consider the 5 best women’s road bikes for women — and they are all under $1,000.  These aren’t necessarily the lightest or fanciest road bicycles on the market, but they

women's electric bikes

9 Best Women’s Electric Bikes

There are lots of reasons to buy an electric bike, also known as an e-bike.  Perhaps you are trying to drive less and get around more by bike.  Or, you might be out of shape or have an impairment that makes an e-assist help you meet your goals of riding a century or climbing up

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7 Tips For Solo Cycling

While many women LOVE going on group rides, there are many others (myself included) who actually prefer to ride by themselves. And even if group rides are totally your jam, there might be days where riding solo makes more sense. Solo cycling allows you to fit in a ride on your own schedule, accomplish your

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Giro LA DND Women’s Bike Glove Review

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

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Bontrager WaveCel Helmet Review (Specter and XXX Road Helmets)

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