When I purchased my first pair of Castelli Chic Knickers, I imagined that I would use them most during the shoulder season — early fall and early spring. Given that most of fall and winter (so far) in Western North Carolina has felt like shoulder season, I’ve had to race to wash my single pair of […]
This is a comprehensive list of the Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels along with some advice about safety for cycling through tunnels.
Take a moment to read this article about how bicycle gears work by Jason Schliser of Vision Quest Coaching. He does a good job of providing a basic explanation that even non-gear-heads will understand.
Taking the Plunge This girl is very happy that bicycle clothing retailers are finally making great products for women. Reviews of bib shorts for women are being posted by the biggest names in outdoor sports and shared liberally on social media. The media attention helped me finally take the plunge and try bib shorts, but […]
The spring cycling season is upon us and, although we rode throughout the winter, we are riding even more now. As we celebrate the beginning of a new cycling season
Guess what I just found in the washer. That’s right, my Garmin. I left it in the pocket of my windbreaker and now it is shiny and clean…and, thankfully, still working. Why didn’t I follow my normal routine of checking the pockets before loading the washer? Maybe my slip is the result of being overwhelmed […]
This is a “guest blog” of a sort, provided by David. Although married to the Velo Girl, he prefers not to be called the Velo Boy (for reasons we’ll relegate to a future discussion) and instead likes the title Safety Director. David has worked in EMS, search and rescue, and the fire service for over […]
When we last left our readers, I was contemplating double vs triple…which turned out to be only one of the many decisions to be made concerning my new bike. The first major decision was frame size. Back in 2003, when I purchased Liberation (Project One carbon 5200) Trek had just started to offer the Women […]