Archive for the “Musings” category

I Hate House

by CycleChick on October 4, 2013

Oh House Industries, how I hate you and your elegant and beautifully executed design solutions. I’ve hated you for a while now, with your always-perfect handprinted serigraph prints, clever housewares, and, of course, amazing catalogue of typographic genius. But after (…)

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Dos for Women on Bikes – 2013 Edition

by CycleChick on May 11, 2013

Back in 1895, the New York World published a list of 41 Don’t for Women on Bicycles. It made the rounds on the interwebs thanks to the ever clever Brain Pickings blog and included sage wisdoms like: “Don’t wear a (…)

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WEAR YOUR DAMN HELMET!!!

by CycleChick on February 27, 2013

I hate to yell. You know I only do it because I care. Every so often I am tempted to go for a ride, au natural – sans casque, like the stylish girls I see on Cycle Chic. And then something (…)

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A Very Special Day. Two Very Special Jerseys.

by CycleChick on February 4, 2013

Saturday might have appeared to some as a pretty ordinary day – at best, maybe Stuperbowl Eve. Here at CycleChick Headquarters, however, even though we were a little sad about missing out on the Winnipeg caravan to Cyclocross Worlds in (…)

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Lovely Bicycle Things

by CycleChick on January 4, 2013

Having a friend with an unnatural obsession can be both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you have to listen to them drone on incessantly about whatever they are obsessed about – whether it be cycling, Star Trek, (…)

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Shit Happens

by CycleChick on December 30, 2012

The other night we bid a fond farewell to our good friend and commissaire extraordinaire Colin Antaya. It was fond in every sense except the fact that he is leaving us and moving to Brandon. Regardless, we sent him off (…)

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Calendar Girls

by CycleChick on December 5, 2012

Each year, Cyclepassion releases a calendar featuring a carefully selected bevy of female cycling stars from around the world. It includes women from a variety of disciplines – including triathletes, road racers, mountain bikers and track racers – but what (…)

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The 2012 Semi-Official Winnipeg CycleChick Bucket List

by CycleChick on November 30, 2012

One of my live-in soigneurs was recently charged with creating a Bucket List for school. In the interest of good “team building” I feigned interest and read over his list, which included things like driving a submarine, getting a Shelby (…)

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Lance Redecorates

by CycleChick on November 21, 2012

Ok, ok. I promised myself I wasn’t going to post anything about Lance Armstrong ever again. Ever. But I certainly wasn’t the only one who noticed this photo that Lancypants posted on Twitter shortly after the UCI stripped him of (…)

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Life in the (Winter) Bike Lane

by CycleChick on November 15, 2012

If you think it takes a little extra dose of crazy to commute by bike in the winter, you’re right. As if the challenges of fair-weather commuting aren’t bad enough, winter adds a whole new level of danger that can (…)

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