Archive for the “Chick Lit” category

Kids of Mud

by CycleChick on May 23, 2014

Three years ago I made the executive decision that my son would no longer play soccer. Watching him run halfheartedly after a soccer ball in a swarm of other children was unbearably boring, and sitting on the sidelines listening to (…)

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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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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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A funny (yet likely politically incorrect) joke about two bike nerds, a beautiful woman, and a bicycle

by CycleChick on November 1, 2012

A bike nerd was walking down the sidewalk one day when his friend, another bike nerd, rode up on an incredible shiny new bicycle. The first nerd was stunned by his friend’s sweet ride and asked, “WOW! Where did you (…)

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Men, Women and Children

by CycleChick on May 1, 2012

Well hello there. Long time no see. If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been (and even if you haven’t), let me tell you: I have not been in Belgium watching bike races, or spending long, passionate days in the sack (…)

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Women & Cycling Workshop Series

by CycleChick on April 21, 2012

I stand corrected. This is not unusual. Rachel was kind enough to point out that the Women & Cycling Workshop Series does not run every Wednesday, but rather has an actual schedule. Far be it for me to mislead my (…)

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Cycling is for Girls

by CycleChick on April 19, 2012

I like to think of cycling as mostly asexual. It’s the great equalizer where I can park the purse and join the androgynous spandex masses and ride until I puke. But lets face it, sometimes girls just want to be girls. (…)

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Do’s and Don’t for Female Cyclists

by CycleChick on January 9, 2012

Back in 1895, when men still actually believed they were in charge, The New York World published a list of do’s and don’ts for female cyclists. The list was recently posted on Brainpickings, and over the last few days I’ve (…)

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by CycleChick on September 13, 2011

In spite of the beautiful weather and great location, this years’ first cross race was very well attended. From what I can gather by the preliminary results, around 108 adults came out to brave the sunshine and warm temperatures. A (…)

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Fast Women

by CycleChick on June 27, 2011

“I think the bicycle has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives a woman a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. The moment she takes her seat she knows she can’t get into harm unless (…)

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