Solid Quality. Smooth and Steady Ride. Compact. But… Say What?
Spring weather getting you down? The way the weather has been tracking this April, it could be time for a (sigh) new indoor trainer.
San Francisco Cool and as tough as Pittsburgh Steel
When I was 14, my parents bought a SAAB 900. I thought it was rad. It didn’t look like anything else on the road.
Bear with me. This is about a Mission backpack.
Receiver hitch racks have become a popular way to carry bicycles along for any length road trip. Easy installation, sturdy designs, and maximum versatility make hitch racks an obvious choice for most avid cyclists looking to carry an array of bikes. Plus you can become the envy of all your friends with the right rack setup.
Looking for a easy way to share some of your epic rides with friends? The Contour HD camera may be the answer for you. With prices coming down, cameras getting smaller, and computer technology always improving, having a helmet camera allows you to share your passion of riding with everyone, riders or not. With a ride video, riders are able to give an up close and personal view in to their passion of riding and singletrack. Our most recent look in to the digital video realm is with the Contour HD 1080p camera.
Ever crashed because you were reaching in your pocket to grab an energy gel? Well this may be the answer for you.
Mountain biking is a sport where you need to be focused all the time with your hands on the bars, making fueling more difficult than with other forms of cycling. But getting those calories is still extremely important and the more accessible your nutrition is the more it will be consumed.
Every fall Interbike brings most cycling businesses to Vegas to show off their 2011 products. It is a great place for industry folks to see products first hand as well as ride some new bikes. We caught up with a few companies at the show and here are some products we thought were cool.
Review by Caroline Spaeth How often have you gotten a flat, looked in your bag and realized you forgot one key tool?
Here’s something you probably never thought of: Since a bicycle rides on rubber tires, it’s not grounded. So what? To impress your friends, you could stick your finger in the light socket while riding your rollers…
Genuine Innovations is the self described world leader in C02 powered tire inflation for bike and motorsports and with 9 (or more?) C02 bike inflator models in their line up, they’ve certainly got a world of options.
Although relatively new to the U.S., BBB has been producing high quality bicycle tools, parts, and accessories for years. Two of their offerings, the Lockout Tool and Chain Grip, help to simplify cassette or chain related repairs and cleaning.
We live in a synthetic world as almost everything we touch on a daily basis, office chairs, car interiors, cell phones, is made from plastic. Bucking this trend is Klean Kanteen, a company that produces toxin free and non-leaching stainless steel water bottles.
Considering that cycling is a world where people scrutinize the weight of bikes and components down to the ounce, I am always surprised by how many folks use spring loaded fishing scales or bathroom floor rigs to weigh their thoroughbred racers.
Carrying a water filter on extended backcountry trail rides has never appealed to me, nor has drinking water treated with stinky iodine tablets. My personal solution has been to fill my hydration pack’s bladder up to a near burst level, and then ration my swill like I was adrift at sea.