Intended for XC/marathon applications, the BMC Agonist 01 ONE is equipped with 29″ wheels and 110mm (4.33″) of Fox-powered suspension travel in both the front and rear. The long distance backcountry machine is built around a full carbon frame with internal cable routing, SRAM GX Eagle 1×12 drivetrain and Shimano XT brakes. An adjustable height […]
The Five Ten Hellcat has evolved quite a bit since its initial introduction. Known for being the signature model of Greg Minnarr, the Hellcat has always been a shoe intended for aggressive riding. Looking to update my previous Hellcats, I was thrilled to see a women’s specific version is now offered and available in 2 […]
The PDW Bindle Rack is a post mounted rack suitable for touring or the daily haul. Easy to install, it’s a quick and viable solution to carrying heavier loads in a seat pack without committing to a traditional rack. The Bindle Rack is constructed of lightweight alloy and equipped with heavy duty compression straps that loop […]
Felt is an American bicycle manufacturer based out of Irvine, California. Founded in 1994, the family owned business was acquired earlier this year by Rossignol Group. The new merger is expected to help accelerate brand development and growth. Known globally for their world-class road, track and TT bikes, Felt also produces mountain bikes (a new […]
Confession: I’ve been a Five Ten fan girl for quite some time now, so when the Freerider Contact was release this season in split pink, I had to scoop up a new set. I regularly switch back and forth between clip-less and flat pedals depending on the day’s ride; thanks to my day job and Bermstyle, I have […]
As a year-round bike commuter, finding a backpack that fits my needs has been a challenge. I often haul a lot of stuff, typically carrying a laptop, compact camera, change of clothes, shoes, make-up and other random items. A pack that supports the weight, keeps things organized and can withstand the wet weather in Portland is incredibly important. […]
Finding suitable riding partners can be challenging but we’re working with the Northwest Trail Alliance to build a women’s riding community and already having epic adventures. This month: Tiger Mountain.
Women’s mountain bike and multi-sport apparel brand Shredly is known for fun colorful prints. They now can also be found in the form of a legging.
Although sports bras are worn by every female rider they’re rarely a topic of discussion when it comes to cycling apparel. I’m just as bad, as I’ve never really thought to review one until recently when I started participating in discussions of women’s apparel purchasing at Western Bikeworks. That’s when I met Jennifer Ferguson of Handful. A fitness enthusiast herself, […]
It used to be hard finding riding gear I liked. Fortunately, thanks to companies like Shredly, Maloja, Zoic, Sombrio and for 2015, Troy Lee Designs, my most difficult decisions are based on what colors I feel like wearing. I am particularly fond of the Troy Lee Designs Skyline long sleeve jersey in camo/turquoise. It features […]
Riders gathered at McInnis Park in San Rafael Wednesday for the Summit Shorty. A short track mountain bike race, the series runs for six weeks every Wednesday evening from April 22nd – May 27th. Hosted by Acme Bikes, the course is a mile long, primarily on single track with a short grind up on pavement and plenty of beautiful views. Riders can pre-register […]
Troy Lee Designs is a household name in the world of moto and mountain bike racing. Known for bold and bright color palettes and graphics, TLD is a common sight on the trail— on men. For the average trail riding woman, not so much. Prepare for that to change. The 2015 TLD women’s collection has come a long way […]