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By WAm on May 14, 2013
I think the Chinook is a very well designed piece of gear that will last your family for as long as you need it – and then some! It has features that will not only help active families stay active, but could very well get families on the bike/road/trail who would otherwise be at home on the couch! This review was written in conjunction with a gear guide for the summer issue of Women’s Adventure Magazine.
By WAm on April 19, 2013
Nuu Muu founder, Christine Nienstedt, decided there was a distinct lack of whimsical exercise wear and her Nuu Muu Classic Sport dress is her smart solution.
By Susan on April 12, 2013
Planet Bike has made the already-wonderful Blaze even more wonderful-er with a sleek, slim design, longer run times, and a lower price point. We sent one to our night-riding tester, Paul Meier, and here’s what he had to report.
By Jennifer Olson on March 4, 2013
Highlights of the Spring 2013 issue: Forage for Food. Train Like a Pro. Cast Your Line. Dive a Shipwreck. Retreat in Texas Hill Country. Try Canyoneering, SUP Racing, Fly Fishing, Road Biking, and Poi!
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By WAm on January 11, 2013
2012-13 Winter Gear recommendations from Women’s Adventure Magazine.
By Camrin on October 17, 2012
Life is a beautiful ride.
By Susan on September 6, 2012
Nutcase Bicycle Bells – a fun new addition to your city bike.
By Jennifer Olson on September 4, 2012
Our friend and fellow outdoor industry expert who is due to have a baby this fall and is staying active throughout her pregnancy. She tried out the Mountain Mama bike kit and rated it well. Here are her thoughts.
By Susan on July 26, 2012
A cozy-fitting glove for female riders who like ample padding.
By Susan on July 25, 2012
Utility without bike-geekiness.
By WAm on July 11, 2012
We’ve been hankering to try out a cargo bike here at Women’s Adventure. Check this very cool hauler from Trek Bikes!
By Jennifer Olson on July 10, 2012
The new Stinger Waffle Lemon feels like the yummiest 160 calories of organic energy I’ve ever eaten out of a wrapper.
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By Jill on May 8, 2012
From bags to baskets, Basil bike accessory company offers a variety of designs sure to keep your bike looking fine this summer.
By Jill on May 1, 2012
Honeydrop Beverages is introducing three new flavors to its natural line of teas and juices that are sweet and refreshing to keep you hydrated this summer.
By Jennifer Olson on April 17, 2012
The Hydrapak Jolla is a great pack—ideal for longer rides or ones in changing weather conditions when you just want to bring a bunch of stuff.
By Jennifer Olson on April 10, 2012
Moving Comfort specializes in taking care of women and our lady parts so developed the Jubralee, a bra that offers high-impact support for B-E cups and is highly adjustable for a variety of sizes and proportions.
By WAm on March 23, 2012
Don’t get caught out unprepared. Park Tool’s Commuter Tool Roll has everything you need for on-the-road tire repair when you cycle.
By WAm on March 20, 2012
My initial reaction: “It’s pretty.” But I know from experience that functionality is the priority. Made by a small Seattle company, this pannier passes my functionality test, and I love the fun design and bright, springtime color!
By Jennifer Olson on February 21, 2012
“Ooo, your legs are so soft,” he cooed. I blushed in return and murmured, “Thanks.” LEG LUBE performance shave gel is made “for fast legs”, but the gel worked on my average-speed legs and also impressed someone with faster legs.
By WAm on January 17, 2012
Winter bike wear doesn’t need to be boring and bulky.
By Becca on January 3, 2012
If you’re out riding your bike in winter conditions, well, good for you! But you’ll need to be sure and take extra good care of your ride, particularly the chain.
By Jennifer Olson on November 22, 2011
I tried boarding and gave it up all in the same season. My knees couldn’t handle it. But maybe my experience would have been different if Twisted Bindings had been an option. The rotating binding mount allows a boarder to rotate her front foot to an angle parallel to her board for easy, comfy maneuverability on catwalks and in lift lines.
By Jennifer Olson on November 8, 2011
An action-packed day outdoors in winter often starts with donning layer after layer of clothing and packing extra layers for the road, just in case. Then you work up a sweat on-trail and strip off those layers. They are too warm; their bulk inhibits movement; and they are now weighing down your pack. But it doesn’t have to be like that.
By Becca on October 25, 2011
Add a fun factor to your fall and winter outdoor workouts with a pair of Wildskins arm warmers to help keep you going when the going gets cold.
By Becca on October 18, 2011
If you haven’t tried out a pair of Vibram FiveFingers shoes in the outdoors, now is your chance to check out a new style geared for indoor training.
By Jennifer Olson on October 4, 2011
“You can always tell a lady by her hands.” But, let’s face it, shredding the gnar and silky smooth palms rarely go hand in hand. That’s where Gore Bike Wear’s Freeride Long Lady Gloves come in handy.
By Susan on September 27, 2011
No more freezing, cracked hands on those cold-weather bike rides.
By Susan on September 18, 2011
Bontrager’s Commuting Knickers are great for on-the-bike, off-the-bike trips.
By Becca on September 6, 2011
Polar Bottle has added several new limited edition bottles to its online store.
By Jennifer Olson on August 16, 2011
It’s encouraging to see the impact we women have had on the outdoor industry recently and to see gear companies inspired by our activity in the outdoors. Here are some top new products that were designed because of or by women.
By Jennifer Olson on July 26, 2011
What if your smart phone could eliminate the need for a watch, a heart rate monitor or power meter, a GPS, and a cycling computer? Well, thanks to Wahoo Fitness, it can.
By Susan on July 22, 2011
Club Ride’s cycling jerseys are as cute off the bike as they are on.
By Susan on July 14, 2011
A revolutionary saddle shape, perfect for riders who haven’t found that sweet spot yet.
By Susan on June 21, 2011
The Terry FLX saddle line may be the answer to your saddle problems.
By Susan on June 10, 2011
This year the Sugoi RPM 8-panel short is at the top of our essential cycling gear list.
By Susan on June 9, 2011
The dual sport Neko from Trek may be the only bike a brand-new cyclist needs for every riding situation.
By Susan on June 2, 2011
Protect your hurts and tender bits with JTree’s organic, natural salve
By Susan on May 29, 2011
Light & Motion’s Vis 360 is a commuter’s dream-come-true.
By Susan on May 22, 2011
Injinji toe socks may be better known to runners but they make very comfortable cycling socks too.