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Category: Tips

Tips for Your First Mountain Bike Race

9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Mountain Bike Race

You’ve done it.  You’ve registered for your first mountain bike race, and now you’re feeling a little bit nervous about what you’ve done.  Relax.  Yes, toeing the start line of your first race can be a little bit intimidating, but you don’t need to go into it unprepared.   Heed these nine tips and your first

Saddle Sores

How to Heal (and Prevent) Saddle Sores

You’ve been ramping up your miles, training for a big event or logging some epic rides.  But now you’re avoiding getting back in the saddle because you’re in pain.  It’s not your quads that are screaming, or a dehydration headache, its a painful little sore on your bum. Saddle sores (and other issues “down there”)

time to ride your bike

11 Ways To Find More Time To Ride Your Bike

Recently I asked the Femme Cyclist community what your number one challenge is as it relates to bicycling. Can you guess what it was? Finding time to ride! Yup, it didn’t have anything to do with bike fit, or winter weather, or even flat tires. Women are just struggling to even find the time to

Bicycle Commuting

Ultimate Guide to Bike Commuting (For Women)

Biking to work or to run errands is one of the most enjoyable and environmentally responsible decisions you can make.  It also provides good exercise, and helps busy women fit in a workout into their already jam-packed days.   Whether you’re already riding a for transportation, or you want to try it for the first

Womens Cycling Vacations

Women’s Bicycling Tours and Cycling Vacations

If you love cycling, there’s no better vacation 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. 

roam retreats

7 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Clinics and Camps

There’s no better way to get stoked on the New Year than adding a couple of events to the calendar.  You know your 2020 schedule will soon be jam-packed with kids activities, work trips, and dentist appointments.  So before it gets too full, register for one of these camps, clinics, or trips.  They are just

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

fat biking

Women’s Guide to Fat Biking: 9 Tips To Get You Started

You’re sick of hanging up the bike all winter and are ready to get outside more during snow season. With the increased popularity of fat biking, there really is no reason to give up biking when the snow starts to fly. Of course, like any new cycling discipline, it can be tough to know how