In the Press

Media Contact: Kim Cross kimhcross (at) yahoo (dot) com

The XX Factor, BIKE magazine, September 2011
Written by the founder of MC3, this story illustrates the importance of instruction for women, by women and tells the tale of how our group and clinics came to be.

Indianapolis Star, June 21, 2013

Several members of our IMBA-certified instructors went up to volunteer at the Midwest Women’s Clinic in Indiana’s Brown County State Park in early June. Here’s the Indianapolis Star story about the event.


Birmingham Magazine, February 2013

February 2013 issue

February 2013 issue

Columbia News Service, February 2013

Check out this Columbia News Service article about women’s mechanical clinics, a growing trend that Birmingham happens to be leading. Magic City Cycle Chix (MC3), our 600-member women’s cycling group in Birmingham, was featured for our Wine, Wenches and Wrenches clinics, which are part mechanical clinic and part happy hour.

Bicycling, September 2012

12-09-Bicycling-MC3-1w 12-09-Bicycling-MC3-2wAmerican Bicyclist, May/June 2012


After seeing our Rosie the Riveter adaptation (the official logo of our Wine, Wenches, and Wrenches mechanical clinics), the League of American Bicyclists asked permission to put our poster on the cover of American Bicyclist. They said this issue would become an “instant classic.”

B Metro, October 2011


MC3 Badassadors Stacey Davis and Kim Cross were among the portrait subjects for Edward Badham’s piece in B Metro magazine.  His piece, shot is Birmingham’s Oak Mountain State Park, captures the spirit of mountain biking. Read the article and stay tuned for the complementary print version out in the November issue of B Metro.

Birmingham Magazine, June 2011

Clair McLafferty totally “got” what we’re about when she wrote us up for this print and online story in the Health section of Birmingham Magazine.

WORS Women, May 2011

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series gave us a shout-out on their women’s blog.

Birmingham News, May 17, 2011

This great print story and slideshow covered our May women’s mountain bike clinic. After the story, our community grew to more than 300 members.

Southern Living magazine, May 2011

This lead travel story — in print and online — highlighted Oak Mountain State Park as one of the South’s best off-road bike destinations,and mentioned MC3 as your guide to the beginner-friendly trails. IMBA mentioned the story in its monthly newsletter.

Media contact: Members of the press, please contact kimhcross (at) yahoo (dot) com.

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  1. Pingback: Our Favorite Laborer - Rosie the Riveter | Novelty Cycling Gear

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