Women’s Reviews and News


Video: How bikes boosted women’s rights movement


We ride bikes to free ourselves from the day-to-day grind. But a century ago, women used the bicycle to help emancipate themselves.

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Juliana Strega first ride impressions


Based on the same platform as the new Santa Cruz Nomad 4, the Juliana Strega is tailor made for women who dare to go further and faster.

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Fastest bike in Trans-Sylvania Epic pro women’s race


Kaysee Armstrong (LIV) made it two years in a row of winning the NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic, a five-day mountain bike stage race in State College, Pennsylvania. Here’s the bike that helped make it happen.

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Bell Joy Ride ambassador program expands and kicks off in Santa Cruz, CA


Threatened by a very wet winter in California this year, the sun blazed brightly on the launch of the beautiful women’s ambassador program called Bell Joy Ride.

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Five Ten Freerider Contact shoe review (updated)


The newest entry in the Freerider line of shoes from Five Ten is lighter, better ventilated, and offers increased protection, but how does it stack up on the durability front?

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Video: Lauren Gregg and Meggie Bichard tear up Mountain Creek Bike Park


The notion of “chicks that rip” is by no means novel, but these two rippers take it to a new level in this edit from Fuji Bikes. Press play to check out Lauren Gregg and Meggie Bichard having some fun at New Jersey’s Mountain Creek Bike Park aboard their Fuji Aurics.

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Juliana Bikes get updated product spec….and “Why Juliana?”


Juliana Bikes doesn’t believe in women’s specific geometry. Instead, they focus on improving fit by focusing on contact points, shock tune, and gearing.

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Three new Liv models, including women’s specific 160mm travel bike


Liv, Giant’s women’s specific brand, is expanding its lineup to include three new models, including a 160mm travel EWS-worthy bike.

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Tracy Moseley’s EWS winning Trek Remedy 29er


Tracy Moseley is a former DH World Champ and the reigning EWS Champion. She recently retired from racing full time, but is still attending select events. We caught up with her recently to discuss her bike setup and more.

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Juliana Joplin gets geometry updates, custom shock tune


The new Juliana Joplin benefits from all the same frame and geometry updates as the just released Santa Cruz Tallboy 3, but improves on that package for the women’s market by focusing on the details.

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Jamis rolls out women’s 26+ Eden trail bike


Jamis has debuted 26+ versions of their Dragonfly and Eden models, which the bike maker believes makes perfect sense for women riders.

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2016 Trek Dirt Series schedule


North America’s first, longest-running and leading women’s mountain bike camp, the Trek Dirt Series, launched registration for 2016 onMarch 1 and has already seen 500 participants sign up.

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Bell Joy Ride program kicks off with Ambassador meetup


The new Bell Joy Ride program seeks to help build and expand local riding communities by supporting the leaders of ride groups with the tools to be successful.

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Sea Otter: Specialized introduces Rumor in 650B


New trail bike gives women their choice of wheel size.

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News: Liv and SRAM join forces with Ladies AllRide Tour


Well-known cycling coach Lindsey Voreis running skills clinics for women all across North America.

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Bike Review: 2015 Trek Lush Carbon 27.5


The 2015 Trek Lush Carbon 27.5 features all-new, women’s only tech and it’s dressed to impress.

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Video: Beti AllRide Mountain Bike Clinics


Video: The Beti Allride Clinic is on a mission to get more women on mountain bikes. Take a look inside at what makes these skill-building clinics more than just about riding your bike.

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Bike Review: Juliana Furtado Primeiro


The Juliana Furtado Primeiro make’s the case for a women’s-specific mountain bike both physically and philosophically. But is it a difference that’s real, or just another pretty paint scheme?

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How To: Building strength for mountain biking


Professional mountain bike skills instructor Lindsey Voreis shares 8 great moves to get you ready to ROCK on your mountain bike this summer.

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Gear Review: Giro New Road Women’s Apparel


Giro targets women with its daring, mountain bike capable, New Road line of casual looking, but technically serious cycling apparel. See if they hit the mark or come up short.

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Colorado’s Beti Bike Bash celebrates women on bikes, from Little Bellas to big race prize money


Colorado’s Beti Bike Bash aims to bring more women and girls into mountain biking with races and youth camp.

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2014 Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Skills Camp


One of the greatest things you can do for your riding is get some lessons. The vast majority of us are not born with mountain bike cornering and descending skills. Trek Dirt Series has mastered the art of teaching these skills to women and they offer camps for men now too.

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For the Ladies – Women’s Mountain Bike Racing Done Right


Yeti Beti takes a ladies-only approach to grow the popularity of mountain biking with women.

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CamelBak Women’s Specific L.U.X.E., Magic, Spark and L.U.X.E. NV


Kristine from CamelBak shows us some highlights of the Women’s Specific line of packs including the new L.U.X.E. with XV back panel, Magic, Spark and L.U.X.E. NV

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Cannondale 2013 Tango SL 29 and Althea


Lyriel from Cannondale shows us the highlights of the new Tango SL 29 and Althea women’s specific models for 2013

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