Road cycling amongst women is becoming extremely popular. While many of us women are commuting by bike, we are also looking for communities of women to cycle and have adventures with. With a growing community of women's group rides and events comes along a responsibility to know what you need to have fun and enjoy the ride. Today's post is all about covering the basics of road cycling for those girls who are new to it and want to know how to be prepared for any ride.

As you start road cycling there will be challenges but you must overcome them to improve your knowledge and riding skills. If you're new, you want to focus on the basics and if you want to keep improving your skills, keep checking back in and read more posts on how to improve your road cycling skills

The great thing about starting road biking is that it is terrific exercise—and something you can do on multiple levels. You can go out for a slow, scenic ride, or step up the pace for a cardio workout. A bike seamlessly makes the transition from recreation to transportation, plus it’s an environmentally friendly activity. To get started, here is the 101 you should know.

Choosing a Road Bike