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Cycling is for Girls

Cycling is for Girls

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….

Do's and Don't for Female Cyclists

Do’s and Don’t for Female Cyclists

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…

14.8%

14.8%

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…

Fast Women

Fast Women

“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…

Ride Like a Girl?

Ride Like a Girl?

Dear Giordana I just happened across your 8 page advertising spread in the January 2011 issue of Bicycling Magazine. In the first seven pages you show, not surprisingly, riders riding. On the last page, under the headline “Ride Like a…

The Scent of a Woman

The Scent of a Woman

I was sent a link to a German TV commercial today that is frankly too filthy to post. And for me to say that you know it’s bad. Maybe not “government agents coming to the front door in the middle…

Sometimes it’s Hard to be a Woman

“Bike Like a Man”. Good or bad, it’s a mantra I use when I want to bike strong. I recently discovered I may have taken this mantra a bit too far when I overheard a couple of spectators at last weekend’s…

Sorry, I don’t speak Asshole

This post is for the guy at the bike shop who, tonight when I asked for a specific type of road bike tire asked me “what for?” Taken aback by the silliness of the question, I told him some of…

You’ve Been Chicked

Being “chicked” (noun) is the act of getting one’s ass kicked by a girl. Typically, the expression is used in the context of sports, and is especially humiliating when said chick is your girlfriend or wife. Now, despite some exceptions,…