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bicycle accident

Getting Back On The Saddle After A Bicycle Crash

If you ride a bike, chances are, at some point, you have fallen off that bike. We do everything we can to be so careful, but sometimes something just goes wrong.  You take a corner and your bike slides out from under you. You are riding in a group and go into the back of

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

rear bicycle gears

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

rapha womens cycling jeresy

7 Best Women’s Cycling Jerseys You’ll Love

A good cycling jersey provides pockets for stashing food (and phones), wicks away sweat, and makes you feel fast and fabulous. Unfortunately, we’ve all tried on way too many women’s cycling jerseys that are unflattering and uncomfortable. (Nobody wants their tummy hanging out on the bike). The jerseys on this list are flattering for women

mens vs womens bikes

Mens vs Womens Bikes: 5 Things You Need to Know

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

Women’s Bike Sizes: 3 Steps To The Right Fit (& 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

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

terry fixie bike skort

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