My Journey to Saddle Comfort. I can vividly remember my very first rides in 1999. I had signed up to train and ride 100 miles in Lake Tahoe, and my saddle pain seemed insurmountable. Finally, I looked at my coach and said, “I can’t do this, the pain is too intense.” He looked back at me […]
“Girls gotta start somewhere.” This film is important – for girls, women, men, boys, BMX, cycling, the world – this is important. Breaking through the BMX barrier, this 11 minute film (part of the Bicycle Film Festival) is an absolute inspiration. As I watched these women flip through the air and go full speed toward […]
It’s officially mud season in Vermont- an incredibly fitting name for this dreary phenomenon. With bare trees and sloppy, frigid mud covering every surface imaginable one bike race stands as a beaming ray of joy, asking riders to revel in this unlikely cycling paradise…
All about the Valkyrie Tour and its versatile features that can’t adequately be explained with words. I’ll walk you through all its unique aspects. If you’re thinking about purchasing a Valkyrie, this is a great way to learn more about it.
Verna Bell submitted the story of her daughter, Sara, who volunteers for Ride2Recovery. We couldn’t think of a more deserving cause and we’re thrilled to present a Symmetry bicycle to Verna and a Susan B. bicycle to Ride2Recovery. Here’s Verna’s entry: Ride2Recovery is a not-for-profit organization that promotes rehab for those heroes who have been […]
When I first started building bicycles for women some 25 years ago, it took only a quick glance at a man and a woman of the same height to see that her legs were longer than his. Her shorter torso was clearly the reason why she felt “stretched out” on a bike and had to […]
Based on a quick review of bike manufacturers’ websites, women’s bikes don’t seem to have gone anywhere, but a little probing shows the industry might to be in retrograde mode. Having made so much progress in the last 25 years, it would be a shame to lose sight of the goal: bountiful offerings for all […]