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Category: Road

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The 5 Best Cycling Shoes for Women – 2018

Like many other products we review, cycling shoes are not inherently a gender-specific product.  Plenty of women wear “men’s” cycling shoes or unisex shoes with no problems.  That said, women tend to have narrower heels and smaller feet than men, and women’s shoes start in smaller sizes.  Therefore, if you have a small foot, it

Womens Cycling Vacations

Women’s Bicycling Tours and Cycling Vacations – 2018

If you love cycling, there’s no vacation better than a cycling vacation.  And if you want some time away from the world, hanging out with a bunch of supportive, active women can be a life-changing experience.  The best of both worlds?  A women-only cycling vacation! Here’s a list of cycling vacations and tours for women. 

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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

Women's Group RIde

5 Tips for Your First Group Ride

Photo Credit: Hutchs Bicycles Going on your first group 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

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The 7 Best Road Bike Saddles for Ladies

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.

5 Century Rides

5 Century Rides to Try this Winter

Winter doesn’t have to mean the end of your cycling season.  And no, I’m not suggesting heading indoors to your rollers (although there might be some of that involved).  For many places around the U.S., winter days bring cool, sunny weather ideal for completing a big ride.  Here are five century rides to add to your calendar