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What a girl wants: Holiday gifts for the female cyclo-phile

  • By Emily Zinn
  • Published Nov. 28, 2012
For women who want to make the jump from rider to racer. Photo courtesy VeloPress

“Bicycling for Women” >> $19

From riding while pregnant to equipment choices to tips on comfort, Gale Bernhardt approaches beginner and intermediate training, nutrition and bike fit through women’s needs. Accessible to newbies to the sport, but with a detailed and scientific grounding geared toward women looking to train aggressively and race, with helpful charts and illustrations, “Bicycling for Women” is available in paperback for $18.95.

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Emily Zinn

Emily Zinn

Emily Zinn spent her infancy in the back of a women's team van while the team built wheels around her. She spent part of her pre-teen years in Europe following the major European mountain, road and gravity races and touring cycling product factories. College was the first time she lived in a home without a frame building shop in her garage or basement. Her favorite style of riding is getting lost in singletrack trail networks and taking her time finding her way back.

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