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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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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Demystifying Cycling Clothing

A little more vintage mtbchick… Women’s Specific Bicycles and Equipment: Deconstructing the Myth, Part 1, Clothing There has been a tsunami of women’s specific bicycles, women’s specific bike components, women’s specific saddles and more in the past couple of years. One thing for sure, women’s specfic sells. But how do you know that what you […]

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Dear mtbchick, Are you supposed to wear underwear with bike shorts? -Chamois Chaffed

Dear Chamois Chaffed, For anyone just getting in to the sport of cycling, this is typically the first question, right after, “Do I HAVE to wear lycra bike shorts?” (No, you don’t, trust me, however, you will be glad you made the switch!) It may come as a surprise to some, yet there is no […]

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