“BMX is scary, straight up.” Lessons on overcoming fear from an Olympic BMX rider

Cycling can be scary. Especially if you're a BMX rider like Canadian Olympian, Drew Mechielsen. She shares her story of racing to the top of her sport and learning to live with fear.

Skincare for Cyclists: How to prevent skin damage from outdoor (& indoor) riding

We pull some of the best tips to help keep your skin glowing through all your cycling adventures.

The 5 Best Ways to Prevent Saddle Sores

Saddle sores are a much more prominent and long-term health issue among female cyclists than we generally talk about. So let's talk about them. What are saddle sores? And how can you prevent them from...

How To Get Better At Cycling Uphill

Cycling uphill is hard. Luckily, there are ways to make it easier on our bodies - and minds. We've put together some simple and surprising tips to help you conquer your next uphill ride.

A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlons

If you’re new to the sport, there are probably a lot of questions swirling in your mind. Here is our complete guide to help you transition into the amazing and addictive world of triathlons.

Cycling in the Heat: 4 Essential Tips to Help Keep You Cool

Cycling in the summer comes with its own obstacles to staying cool and fresh. Here are 4 essential ways to protect yourself while riding in the summer heat.

How to Confidently Tune Up Your Bike

Bikes can be intimidating. But learning how to tune up your bike, even if it's just starting with the basics like removing a tire, is super empowering. 

Janet Hiebert - Our Founder's Story

Women created Samsara for women. We want to provide women with cycling gear that genuinely reflects their style. We know that if women feel good in cycling clothes and meet their sport's technical needs, they...

Nutrition Tips for Cyclists

Fueling your body correctly supports your cycling training and optimizes your performance, whether you are training for a competition, want to break personal records, or simply riding a bike to work out.

Trip Notes: Kettle Valley Railway Trail

With history, wilderness, wineries, and so many culinary delights, it’s not surprising that Outside Magazine named the KVR as one of the top 10 cycling trails in the world. We hope you love it as...