Menstrual Cycling: The History of the Menstrual Cycle and How to Combat it Comfortably on the Bike

The older I get, the less afraid and bothered I am by my menstrual cycle. Sure, sometimes it is accompanied by a lot of pain, but I’ve learned to manage and live my life normally despite this. I no longer think of it as something that will hinder me or my way of life, and … More Menstrual Cycling: The History of the Menstrual Cycle and How to Combat it Comfortably on the Bike

Product Review: Giro’s Merino Undershort for Women

Giro’s Merino Boy Undershort for Women SRP: $70.00 Details: Merino wool, multi-panel design, comfortable waistband, moisture wicking, tight-fit, short cut, thin chamois Back in the day when I first started cycling to work, I relied solely on my kit for comfort on my bike. I would wear my kit to and from my workplace and would … More Product Review: Giro’s Merino Undershort for Women

Gendered Bicycles: Justified, Offensive, or Irrelevant?

As a person that works in bicycle rentals, I interact with a variety of different people from a multitude of backgrounds almost daily–most of which, surprisingly, have little to no experience with bikes. I question whether or not I would hear about the issue of gendered bicycles as often as I do if I worked … More Gendered Bicycles: Justified, Offensive, or Irrelevant?

“I don’t really like women’s-only rides” and The Rapha Women’s 100

Last week, as I was chipping away at some work I was getting done at the shop, one of my colleagues asked me what I would be up to this weekend. I told her that I was planning on joining a women’s training ride in the west hills, an event being held for the Women’s … More “I don’t really like women’s-only rides” and The Rapha Women’s 100