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5 top tips for buying a women's bike

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5 top tips for buying a women's bike

So you want to start cycling! Hooray to you! The new year is a great time to be thinking about new activities that are both healthy and fun. I've been asked about new bikes by three women this week so I thought I'd offer some top tips on buying a new bike 1 - What will you be using it for? Commuting? Getting around the neighbourhood? Long distance rides? Each of these activities are easier on a bike that is built for the job. For instance, I recently met a woman who keeps a folding bike in the back of her...

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Hi Vis Cycling Cape #2

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A few weeks ago I posted a piece about developing a hi vis cycling  cape. Since then I've developed the design further and feel confident that the final product meets the objectives of designing a stylish cape for cycling in rain or shine. For this prototype I went back to the original poncho that I had made last year. I had never been happy with this poncho, mainly  because it was made in four parts each of which included manual decreases all the way along. The time it took to make it didn't seem to match the final product. So, time to take it apart....

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