Cycling’s Body Problem Examined in Specialized Video: Watch

“The idea that you have to get thin before you can even ride a bike because you have to wear ‘those’ clothes? This is a barrier for women doing the sport.”

Jenn Kriske is interviewed in “The Issue Is: Cycling’s Body Problem,” a video from Specialized. Kriske is the founder and CEO of Machines for Freedom, a high-performance cycling apparel brand inspired by the intersection of athleticism and femininity. Read the full story and interview here.

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Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.

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