cycling

Electra Bugle Horn

November 15, 2019

A fun way to make yourself known! For those with a quirky sense of self, the Electra Bugle Horn is an entertaining bike accessory. The steel horn has a large rubber bulb and a deep tone. A plastic bracket with a silicone strap makes for easy, tool-free attachment to most handlebars. Honka, honka with the Electra Bugle […]

Planet Bike Waterproof Saddle Cover

November 8, 2019

A shower cap for your bike! With rainy weather officially upon us, the folks at Planet Bike have just what you need. Their Waterproof Saddle Cover keeps your cruiser seat or those larger comfort saddles protected from the rain. An elastic drawstring creates a snug fit and a reflective strap makes you more visible in […]

Squeaky Wheels’ Bike for Pie

September 12, 2019

Coming September 15, 2019. Who doesn’t like pie?! Head to Bainbridge Island for the Squeaky Wheels’ Bike for Pie. Located a quick ferry ride from Seattle, this 32-square-mile island in Puget Sound has small town charm and more than 1600 acres of parkland. The event features 2 routes: a 9 mile family route that is fairly flat and […]

Mt. Baker Hill Climb

August 5, 2019

Coming September 8, 2019. It’s “only” 22 miles but there’s an elevation gain of 4,098 feet! It’s the Mt. Baker Hill Climb, a point-to-point, thigh-busting cycling event in northern Washington. The Mt. Baker Highway will be closed to vehicle traffic so riders can make their way up this very scenic paved road from Glacier to Artist […]

Ride the Hurricane

August 1, 2019

Coming August 4, 2019. Ride to the top! The Ride the Hurricane is a round trip, recreational ride that takes cyclists from Port Angeles to the Hurricane Ridge Summit in Washington’s Olympic National Park. That’s at an elevation of 5,240 feet! Hurricane Ridge Road presents a challenging climb, but this is an untimed event and […]

Secrets of Sicily Multisport Adventure with Wild Women Expeditions

July 16, 2019

Coming September 16, 2019. Bikes, kayaks, and hydrofoils! Join Wild Women Expeditions for their new Secrets of Sicily Multisport Adventure. This 9-day tour takes you to the largest Mediterranean island, just off the “toe” of Italy’s boot to discover volcanoes, a local winery, cioccolato di Modica, UNESCO world heritage sites, and more. Throughout the trip, […]

The Joy of Cycling

July 15, 2019

An ode to two wheeled joy! The Joy of Cycling, recently released by Hatherleigh Press, is a collection of quotes to celebrate the bicycle and the freedom and fun that it gives us. Find out what Susan B Anthony, Mark Twain, John Lennon, Albert Einstein, and more have to say about bikes, cycling, and this […]

WHOA Travel Bavaria and Oktoberfest

July 10, 2019

Coming September 26, 2019. Prost! The folks at WHOA (Women High on Adventure) have a 6 day fun-filled tour titled Travel Bavaria and Oktoberfest. It’s packed with activities like biking to Neuschwanstein Castle; hiking the Partnachklamm gorge; paragliding over the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany; exploring picturesque towns; cycling the historic streets of Munich; and […]

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

June 3, 2019

Coming June 6, 2019. Celebrate cycling! Head to Scotland’s capital for the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling, an eleven day event packed with a range of activities for all age groups centered around the many sides of bicycles from sport and adventure to transport and fun. In its seventh year, some of the festival highlights include: leisurely […]

FEND Helmet

May 24, 2019

Now there’s no excuse not to wear a helmet! The FEND Helmet folds by more than 60% of its original size, making it super convenient for urban commuting. The innovative design allows each side to collapses under itself, like a fan, resulting in a compact unit that fits easily into a bag or backpack. Even […]

Ski to Sea Race

May 22, 2019

Coming May 26, 2019. America’s original team relay race. It’s the Ski to Sea Race, a multi-sport, team relay race held in northwestern Washington that starts on the slopes of Mount Baker and ends in the cold waters of Bellingham Bay. Teams of 3 to 8 people compete in this 92-mile long event that consists […]

Street Scramble Gig Harbor

May 16, 2019

Coming May 25, 2019. Fun and free! From the folks that brought us the Street Scramble Fremont Oktoberfest, comes the Street Scramble Gig Harbor. Held in the quaint, waterfront town of Gig Harbor (named one of the best small towns in the United States by Smithsonian Magazine), this picturesque Washington town tempts visitors with views […]

Transcontinental Race

May 14, 2019

Coming July 27, 2019. Coast to coast, across the continent. The Transcontinental Race is an ultra-endurance cycling event, and this year, it takes riders from Burgas, Bulgaria to Brest, France; that’s about 4,000 km or almost 2,500 miles! A point to point, single stage race in which the clock never stops, there is no specific […]

DC Bike Ride

April 30, 2019

Coming May 18, 2019. Yippee, no cars! That’s right, DC Bike Ride is the one and only day of the year when you can ride a 20 mile route through the streets of our Nation’s Capital, past monuments and memorials, and across the Potomac River for a rest stop in Virginia without the worry of sharing […]

Trans Am Bike Race

April 23, 2019

Coming June 2, 2019. Cycle 4,300 miles as fast as you can! The Trans Am Bike Race takes riders across the United States from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia. This is a self-supported, ultra-distance cycling race, which translates into no specific check points, no scheduled refueling stations, and no private lodging. Any services or support that […]

Peru All-Mountain Inca Mountain Bike and Yoga Adventure with Womens Radical Pursuits

April 17, 2019

Coming July 26, 2019. Discover the land of the Incas on two wheels! Women’s Radical Pursuits is offering Peru All-Mountain Inca Mountain Bike and Yoga Adventure, an 8-day tour that takes in the sites of this diverse South American country. Aimed at advanced and expert level riders, you’ll take on over 80 miles of the […]

Tour de Lopez

April 8, 2019

Coming April 27, 2019. Take a ride around the Jewel of the San Juan Islands! In its sixteenth year, the Tour de Lopez is a family-friendly, untimed cycling event on Lopez Island, the third largest of the San Juan Islands, an archipelago in the northwest corner of Washington state. Referred to by some as the Friendly […]

NiteRider Lumina Dual 1800

March 8, 2019

They’ve done it again! Our friends at NiteRider have developed so many innovative and practical lighting solutions, and now they have yet another winning product. Though not released just yet, we were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the new NiteRider Lumina Dual 1800. As the name outlines, it has a maximum lumen output […]

Wilderness Scotland’s Road Cycling Skye and the Inner Hebrides

January 30, 2019

Coming May 18, 2019. Fàilte gu Alba! (translation: Welcome to Scotland, in Scottish Gaelic). Join Wilderness Scotland for their women’s only Road Cycling Skye and the Inner Hebrides tour. This 7 day adventure takes you through the islands close to Scotland’s West Coast with breathtaking vistas of the sea, countryside, and peninsulas with a couple of ferry […]

Austin Adventures’ France: Multi-Sport in the Loire Valley

January 29, 2019

Coming May 26, 2019. A vacay in France? Mais oui! Austin Adventures is hosting a week long, women-only trip through the Loire Valley. Tour beautiful chateaux, like the Château de Chambord, the “Versailles of the Loire”; hike to quaint villages with local farmers markets; cycle through picturesque forests and vineyards; feast on French pastries and gourmet […]

TDA Global Cycling: The Odyssey

January 24, 2019

Coming May 12, 2019. From the Acropolis to the Rijksmuseum on two wheels! This epic journey, aptly named The Odyssey from the folks at TDA Global Cycling, is a 7 week (that’s 37 riding days and 11 rest days) tour over 3,500 km through 10 countries. Riders will start out in Athens, then travel through the […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Ride

January 18, 2019

Coming January 21, 2019. Monday is a national holiday honoring the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. and his timeless message of non-violence in striving for freedom, justice, and equality. Join Tour de Troit for their Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Ride held in Detroit, where Dr. King first delivered his iconic “I Have a […]

Top Bike of 2018

December 5, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Bike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…GeoOrbital, a wheel that converts your regular bike into an electric bike. Rounding out the top-3 […]

El Tour de Tucson

November 7, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. Arizona’s largest and longest-running bicycle race. It’s El Tour de Tucson, held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving! Attracting over 9,000 cyclists to the Tucson area, this fund raising adventure ride helped to put Tucson on the map for bicycle-loving adventurers. This year marks the 36th annual event, with cyclists choosing from […]