Write for mtbchick.com! :: Accepting Entries Now (win Oakley sunglasses!)

At mtbchick.com, we’re about helping others achieve goals and get a leg up in life. As such, we’re offering aspiring photo-journalists the opportunity to write for our site. We’re accepting entries beginning 28 October 2013 through 30 November 2013. Here is what we are looking for: The Writer: 1. You ride mountain bikes 2. You […]

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Chamois Creme :: Lube for your shorts :: Women’s Chamois Cream

Chamois creme, or chamois cream is lube for your shorts. For a primer on Chamois, go here. There aren’t truly many Chamois in the world of cycling today, as synthetic materials have taken the place of natural. However, like Xerox and Kleenex, the term sticks as the go to word for the pad in your […]

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Queens of Cross :: Tough Girls Lead Women’s Cycling Promotion

Colorado’s Tough Girl Cycling will host the first annual Queens of Cross in this weekend. The 2011 Queens of Cross event was created to ease the entry into the world of cyclocross racing. Cyclocross has increased in popularity in the US over the past 2 years, and for some it has become the sole focus […]

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View from the Back :: The Sweep’s Journey : Girls High School Mountain Biking

It was two years ago when I first rolled up behind a very small group of girls at the inaugural 2009 SoCal High School Cycling League race at Vail Lake in Temecula, California.  I was the sweep for the women’s race– meaning I was to ride behind the last rider, to ensure the safety of […]

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SoCal Dirt :: High School Race #1

Former SoCal League riders Zach Valdez (Hemet High School), JC Goldsmith (Hemet High School) and Mareck Mitchell (Royal High School) will join their Alma Maters for the first race of the SoCal High School Cycling League this Sunday, March 6, 2010 at Vail Lake in Temecula, California. Riders will race for points for their High […]

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Girl, Interpreted: Tania Kartolova

Tania wrote this essay in order to share her positive experience in the SoCal MTB League .  Tania is a new member of the Glendale  Composite Cycling Club in Glendale and Crescenta Valley, California who took a risk and tried mountain biking. Go girl! ~mtbchick Joining the Glendale Unified High School Mountain Bike Team was […]

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Girls Only :: Mountain Biking Tips for Girls :: Tip 1

This page is for the Girls, only! So you, young man, click on a link and go find another page! Hi, Girls, I am so glad you are here to learn more about the wonderful world of mountain biking! You can call it a lifestyle, a sport, an extra-curricular activity… call it what you will, […]

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