Girl Gear :: Pearl Izumi Superstar Long Sleeve Jersey

  For women cyclists who crave comfortable, stylish, high-performance cycling apparel without having to rob a bank to purchase it, this jersey is definitely worth checking out.  Pearl Izumi is a well-known name in the cycling industry, producing innovative (and...

Ride Food :: Sweet Potato Chips

This isn’t exactly a recipe; it’s more of a snack idea with a million variations on it.  I’m in the business of making yummy, healthy treats to eat on the bike.  These have saved me on more than one occasion. This spring, I’ve embarked on two long, but not...

Tool Tuesday :: Park Tool Adjusting Cap Tool

For years, the only tools available to remove the adjusting cap on Shimano’s Hollowtech II cranks were plastic. There are now a few metal tools on the market, but Park Tool’s Adjusting Cap Tool is the one we don’t hesitate to rely on. Shimano’s...

Tool Tuesday :: Snap-on True Flush Cutters

One tool that we love these days is the Snap-on True Flush Cutters.   Also known as “flush cuts,” this tool has one perfected purpose in a bicycle shop: to cut zip-ties. You’re probably thinking that diagonal cutters, cable cutters, and wire cutters...

Ride Food :: Banana Biscuits

There is one thing I really miss about ‘normal’ eating since I committed to the Paleo Diet: pastries.  As a bike rider, there’s nothing better than riding to some location, stopping at the local coffee shop and buying a cup of joe accompanied with a giant scone or...