News: Ladies AllRide Tour Gaining Momentum with Liv and SRAM Sponsorship


The Ladies AllRide Tour has recently announced that they are expanding their women’s skills clinics to destinations across the U.S. in order to reach more women mountain bikers. Coupled with their new sponsors Liv and SRAM, the Ladies AllRide Tour will not only be bringing high-level instruction, but will now be able to offer Liv …

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Test Ride Review: Juliana Roubion

The Juliana Roubion. A bike capable of tackling both steep ascents and big jumps

Due primarily to an imbalance in numbers, women’s-specific mountain bikes are quite a niche market. As such, there are very few options for women that desire a women’s-specific mountain bike that is very aggressive and technically capable. Santa Cruz is one of the few brands that have taken a forward stance by supporting an entirely separate …

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Beginnings Interview: Rebecca Rusch, The Queen of Pain

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Rebecca Rusch, aka the Queen of Pain, may be the most decorated female endurance mountain bike racer of all time. Having set countless records in mountain biking as well as other sports, her achievements include–but most definitely aren’t limited to–record-setting wins while racing the Leadville Trail 100, Dirty Kanza 200, 24-Hour World MTB Championships, and …

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The Christmas Gift Guide for the Mountain Biking Lady in Your Life


While Santa may have already compiled his naughty and nice lists, many of us (ourselves included) are just now contemplating what to put under the Christmas tree for the mountain bikers in our lives. Shopping for a woman mountain biker can even be more challenging, as the standard perfume and jewelry might not impress us.  …

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5 Reasons to Date a Female Mountain Biker


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6 Secrets to Taking Mountain Bike Trips with Kids

Camping with kids can have a lot of benefits. However, you are much more vulnerable to the elements.

Prior to procreating, I noticed that a good portion of my friends with kids were pretty reclusive, as if there was some invisible force that barred the doors of the house and prevented them from interacting with the rest of the world (outside of work and grocery shopping, that is). Perhaps this is an evolutionary …

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News: Female Only Bike Rides from Sacred Rides

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Saddle up, ladies! Sacred Rides, the #1 mountain bike tour company according to National Geographic Adventure magazine, is offering women-only mountain bike trips. Some are nearer than others, some offer skills classes. Some even offer yoga and biking, although probably not at the same time. Check out Sacred Rides page here. They’re excited about doing …

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