2017 is Here—Let’s Make It Amazing

Dear Reader: When I started writing the first draft of “Saddle, Sore” three years ago, I thought it was going to be a publish-and-done affair. I had no idea that I was going to end up spending the next three years giving talks, hosting clinics and working on this website and an updated edition of…

Chill Out Angry Skin (Off-Bike) with Chaffree Undies

If you’re riding a lot this summer, chances are you’re not able to completely escape any angry skin issues in your ‘lady parts area.’ Despite the great care you’re taking—dropping your drawers immediately after a ride, keeping everything clean and dry—saddle sores, ingrown hairs and irritated skin are hard to avoid when you’re sweating up…

Women’s Adventure Magazine Comes To Ladies Night

What You Always Wanted to Know About Bicycling But Have Never Asked By Carolyne Whelan; Photo courtesy of Damon Bowe and Rose Physical Therapy Group Throughout sports, so much gear and advice for women is simply a slightly edited version of a design built from men’s needs— “shrink it and pink it,” as the saying…

A Few of my Favorite (Women’s Bike) Things

Her’ Chamois Butt’r: Chamois cream specifically designed for women that actually lasts! I survived a four hour ride on a saddle that I (to be totally honest) hate. And the next day? Things are still feeling great! (It contains aloe vera, green tea leaf extract, tea tree oil, shea butter & lavender oil for their…