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By WAm on June 7, 2013
This up and coming young rider is shooting to become a Downhill World Champion. Check out these jaw-dropping takes from ‘Follow My Dream’ in which Tahnée Seagrave does her thing on a downhill course and shows us how she trains.
By WAm on June 4, 2013
Cross country geometry, plush technology, and a women’s fit come together in the new Specialized Rumor. Here’s a gallery from our experience testing it on the West Coast’s most gorgeous trails.
By Jennifer Olson on May 21, 2013
A properly fitting bike is key to a woman’s efficiency and comfort during a ride. The bottom line of a good fit is whether the rider is in a powerful and efficient position and whether he/she is comfortable.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 17, 2013
In honor of Bike to Work Day, our Online Communications Manager shows off her vintage Miyata.
By Jennifer Olson on May 16, 2013
The more you ride, the more you’ll want to ride. The more you want to ride, the comfier you’ll want to be on your bike. And so on. Your bike life will progress as it’s supposed to—at your speed and according to your style.
By Jennifer Olson on May 14, 2013
In part three of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling offers health tips and encouragement for the everyday cyclist.
By WAm on May 13, 2013
Ladies, we’re leading the cycling realm’s trends; it’s time we go into bike shops with confidence in our goals and an idea of what to consider when bike shopping.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 13, 2013
New to mountain biking? Angel Fire Resort in New Mexico has some great packages to get you going downhill fast.
By Jennifer Olson on May 12, 2013
In part two of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling lends her training secrets and tips for aspiring pro cyclists.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 10, 2013
Rebecca Rusch proved herself as “The Queen of Pain” yet again. Just two weeks ago, she set a new speed record on the Kokopelli Trail, biking 142 miles in 13 hours and 32 minutes.
By Jennifer Olson on May 10, 2013
In part one of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling tells us how she got into the sport and why she’s sticking with cycling.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 8, 2013
Did you know that May is National Bike Month? You do now! That means you have no excuse not to join in Bike to Work week from May 12-17.
By WAm on April 26, 2013
My friend and I went to Moab a couple weeks ago. I had never been but it is the Mecca of mountain biking so figured I should make the journey. Plus, it was a great way to really kick off training as the entire month of March was spent on my road bike. We spent three days riding and each day just got better and better.
By WAm on March 22, 2013
Mountain bike skills camps: mountain bike queens at the SRAM Gold Rusch Tour teach women to ride through obstacles—and fears
By WAm on March 22, 2013
Monica and Maria Elena Price are the daughters of Rick Price and Paola Malpezzi-Price. Their parents started Bike Across Italy, the only American company to offer Italy bicycle tours, in 1972.
By Jennifer Olson on March 14, 2013
Here’s a run down of the events that got me entered in the Leadville 100 and an intro to the journey I’m continuing to the famous 100-mile bike race! I’m ready to enjoy and share the process with you in this blog series for Women’s Adventure magazine.
By WAm on February 20, 2013
Here’s a bicycle tune-up checklist video from Liv/giant and Women’s Adventure with a few timely tips!
By WAm on January 8, 2013
She works for the Municipality of Anchorage, wrote a bicycle plan, created a map of safe roads for bicyclists, and is a League of American Cyclists bicycle safety instructor. But, she wasn’t a commuter cyclist. So, what changed for Lori?
By WAm on October 12, 2012
Linsey Corbin wants to transcend the boundaries of triathlon and represent the importance of a sound mind, body, and diet in achieving dreams. Let’s all watch at the crux of her efforts and track her during the Ironman World Championship 2012 in Kona, Hawaii.
By WAm on September 27, 2012
As we rolled into the finish, my new-to-cycling 13-year-old daughter said, “It’s already over?” and proclaimed her desire to tackle a longer route next year—somewhat for the challenge, mostly to up the fun.
By Jennifer Olson on September 5, 2012
Cycling is about fitness, me time, and that I’m-a-kid-again rush. Our fall Trek Cyclist of the Season, Traci Liebig, embraces all those reasons to ride and many more.
By WAm on July 12, 2012
Nadine Wall hasn’t let thyroid cancer stop her from doing what she loves – riding her bike.
By WAm on July 11, 2012
Don’t know your crank from your derailleur? Trek provides us with a handy-dandy illustration so you know what to call that whirly thing when it starts squeeking.
By Jill on July 5, 2012
Think that wheelies are just for pro’s and young adventurous kids? Think again.
By WAm on June 5, 2012
The wrong saddle can make you feel a bit like Goldilocks, trying to find the right bed. Trek offers some simple tips about choosing a saddle and adjusting it to fit.
By Jennifer Olson on May 22, 2012
Kelli Emmett is a professional cross country racer for the Giant Factory Off-Road Team. Her years of racing have allowed her to criss-cross the country multiple times, giving her a unique perspective on awesome mountain bike trails in various regions. These are her favorites.
By Jill on April 26, 2012
Liv/giant just debuted its first women’s-specific 29er mountain bike, the first full-suspension 29er for women. Watch pro-rider Kelli Emmett demonstrate how the Anthem X 29er W gives women XC riders boosted confidence and performance.
By WAm on April 16, 2012
Bikes are a great alternative to motorized commuting. They’re economical, environmentally friendly, and best of all, fun!
By WAm on April 16, 2012
What’s your perfect ride? To start your search for the perfect WSD (women’s specific design) bike, ask yourself: where do I want to ride?
By Jennifer Olson on March 30, 2012
I run with my Quad stroller and bike with a tag-along and two Burleys attached as a train. It makes for incredible training, and I also get personal time during longer rides and swims, while Daddy plays daddy.
By WAm on March 9, 2012
Fresh from 72 days of bike-touring, where five friends and I had cycled from Paris to Istanbul, a Turkish bath seemed like a great idea.
By Jennifer Olson on February 16, 2012
“For some people, it’s not a dream. It’s just daily reality,” my friend bragged when, on a dreary day, I mentioned my hankering to ride on sunny singletrack. Easy for him to say.
By Jennifer Olson on September 16, 2011
When I asked for some adventure racing tips last week, you all stepped up to the plate and offered up your best advice and encouragement. Your suggestions were simpler than I expected, and this seeming simplicity made me wonder whether the race is more straightforward or, on the contrary, tougher than I imagine.
By Becca on September 6, 2011
Polar Bottle has added several new limited edition bottles to its online store.
By Jennifer Olson on August 18, 2011
Do you look for a constant? What’s comforting or reliable to you?
By Jennifer Olson on June 2, 2011
While perusing Facebook, we stumbled upon this Specialized video via Terry Precision Cycling. We like it in general, but the footage of women’s downhill racing stirred WAM’s cycling editor to bring up an issue that’s bugged her for ages: the gender divide she’s noticed in the bike world.
By WAm on May 26, 2011
May being Bicycle Safety Month is the right time to learn a thing or two about it, which can be summed up in three simple rules: 1) helmets are required, not optional; 2) ride with traffic, not against; and 3) body-sized sign language communicates to motorists that you are turning.
By WAm on May 20, 2011
With more than 12 weekend programs between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Trek Dirt Series will introduce hundreds of women—mostly in Whistler, British Columbia—to riding on dirt. From technical jumps to basic skills, pro-level coaches explain it all. One of these coaches, Candace Shadley, took a a break from the trails to talk with Women’s Adventure.
By Molly on May 16, 2011
This Friday twelve of the world’s most elite female cyclists will complete in a race that, this year, includes women for the first time ever. Olympic medalists, world champions, and the current U.S. Champion will race against the clock on a 15-mile course in the Amgen Tour of California Women’s International Time Trial Challenge.