Your Gear List

Getting started in cycling and not sure what gear you need? Here are some of my personal favorites that I’ve tested over the years, from chamois cream to socks! I’ll be adding to this over time, so keep checking back in! (You might notice that I’m not including any saddles on here. That’s because I…

Commuting and Saddle Sore / Chafing “Issues”

“I commute to work and I’m having some minor sores and chafing issues, even though it’s a short ride. Help!” Don’t stress. We’ve got some solutions. I’d say the biggest issue is that you’re getting a bit chafed during your ride and then staying in your sweaty gear/underpants with the same panty line that you…

Great Article on Casquette About Saddle Sores!

The best part about writing about niche stuff like lady parts and cycling has been the awesome women that I’ve met as a result, like UK-based writer and messenger Emily Chapell, who wrote a great piece for Casquette cycling mag about saddle sores and interviewed yours truly. We talk about it all: including differently sized…

Why You Should Never Ignore a Saddle Sore!

In this week’s episode of The Consummate Athlete Podcast, the podcast kinesiologist/coach/my husband Peter and I co-host, we chatted with Bernard Condevaux, a badass physical therapist and cyclist. He had some amazing advice for avoiding acute and chronic injury, and it’s worth listening to if you’re getting serious/are serious about cycling. But beyond that, he…