How to become a better climber; that is always the question!
Training for long climbs is very different than training for short climbs and as I went through season after season I slowly learned that just because I could climb for an hour didn’t mean I was going to win a race that had climbs 10 minutes or shorter.
Tori’s Tips:: Maintenance Arsenal Stock your bench and know when to grab the big guns… There are a few basics that every home shop should have for basic bike maintenance. Here’s how to decide what and when to grab to help keep your bike rolling fresh and...read more
You might just find yourself falling in love – with the people and the place. There is something about traveling by bike that cannot be duplicated any other way.read more
Girl Bike Love “Ride for Change” Contest 2016 OFFICIAL RULES For purposes of these official contest rules (“Rules”), “GBL” shall mean Girl Bike Love LLC and its subsidiaries. GBL is also referred to herein as “Sponsor.” 1. CONTEST DESCRIPTION This Girl...read more
In East Los Angeles, three young misfit women find solace in an unapologetic, feminist all women of color bicycle crew. They call themselves the Ovarian Psycos Bicycle Brigade.read more
Dream Big and You Can Fly – Published on Feb 21, 2016 Nicole’s ability to control a bike is mesmerising. Her beautiful ballet looks so smooth and elegant, but she had to dream big to learn how to fly. Get inspired, dream big. What’s your dream? This is Nicole...read more
Last minute decisions can make for some of the most memorable life experiences. After a failed attempt to camp by car the day before, my determination was strong to sleep out in the woods this weekend. Knowing that Laura had already planned a trip, I asked to join in on the fun.read more
I was a mountain biker long before I ever touched a road bike. I met someone who told me he knew a lot about bike racing and said that I should pick up the road bike because that’s how you get really fit. I did my first road race, which was actually a stage...read more
The Los Angeles Bicycle Festival is May 7, 2016. Get advance tickets now.read more
The Ladies Allride clinics are coming to a town near you!read more
One of the most common, although not ideal, habits that everyone who is trying to push themselves physically seems to have, is they don’t go easy enough when they should, nor do they push themselves as hard as they should when they need to.read more
Short winter days are upon us. In Pearl Izumi’s high-visibility cycling jacket and tights you’ll feel safe commuting home when the sun’s going down. For our product tester, we chose Collegiate National Mountain Bike Champion Ali Osgood (pictured left). When she’s not...read more
As a girl who spent half her childhood under the hood of a car with Dad, I have a long history of grease stained pants and a youthful giddiness around finding a handy new tool. It’s no secret. I like tools. The kind you use to fix things. Recently, I’ve...read more