Archive for the “Musings” category

Thoughts on Socks

by CycleChick on June 12, 2014

I don’t know about you, but if there is anything that keeps me up at night, it’s the mystery of what length of cycling socks will make me look as Pro as possible. Since I have no hope of ever (…)

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What Will You Tell Her?

by CycleChick on May 24, 2014

This post is in response to the increasing hostility I have encountered lately while riding west of our fair city. Today while out on a group ride, a truck travelling in the oncoming lane intentionally swerved into our lane, then gave (…)

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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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It’s Giro Time!

by CycleChick on May 9, 2014

As you are all aware, the Giro D’Italia starts tomorrow morning at 8:30am CDT. If we are lucky, by the time we get to work it will still be streaming and we can use the Friday Sicky’s* computer to watch (…)

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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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