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.
Bikes vs Cars Official Trailer from Zach Alexander on Vimeo. BIKES vs CARS is a new documentary film by Fredrik Gertten that advocates for bike-friendly cities in the 21st century. The film has been getting rave reviews at independent film festivals around the...read more
There’s a lot of banter in the service area of bike shops about what customers could do to save themselves money and at the same time help mechanics out. Here’s a short list of how you can make your shop, your riding and your pocket book happy. Oil the chain every 100...read more
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving” ~Albert Einstein This quote has become a large part of the bicycle culture memography and appears with frequency both on the walls of many a bike shop and bicycle loving home, but is also...read more
Afghan Cycles Trailer from LET MEDIA on Vimeo. Afghan Cycles is a feature documentary about a new generation of Afghan women pushing gender and cultural barriers by riding bicycles. The film follows a diverse and growing group of women who are risking their honor and...read more
Be sure to share this film short with your non-cycling friends to give a little insight into why we need the space we need to stay safe.read more
It’s always worth trying something new if it could make you faster, healthier, or smarter but, like most things in life, it’s all about timing.read more
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Girl Bike Love was at the annual Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah this week getting a peek at the goods coming out this fall for women cyclists. Here's a few items we found that make our list of...read more
Although our national parks belong to all Americans, it’s a sad fact that very few people of color ever set foot in some of our country’s most beautiful places.read more
While bike parks and cycling events are a heck of a way to get our attention, what we usually find in our visits to places like Winter Park is that, two wheels aside, we should have already ventured there anyway.read more
My category 1 upgrade was the hardest upgrade I’ve earned. I finished earning the necessary points early this season. It's been a long road, eight years worth. I relayed all of this to my friend Sarai of GirlBikeLove and she suggested I write about it. It’s a topic...read more
Riding on gravel is different. It’s not solid enough to keep a consistent speed and soft enough to swallow your wheel.read more
Last week we shared The Pink Fatbike Story :: Ride with Elisabeth on her new Maxx fatbike on a snowy adventure just outside of Munich, Germany. Today, we are bringing you the video that tells a little more about the bike. We don't speak German either but maybe we...read more