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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Why We Need Bikes Designed For Women With Georgena Terry

In this episode, I interview Georgena Terry, THE first person to market bikes designed for women.  She’s the founder of Terry Precision Bicycles and a pioneer in the bike industry.  Her most recent venture is Georgena Terry, a hand-built steel bicycle brand. We talk about the origin of Terry, why women’s-specific bicycle design is important, … Read more