Category Archives: Products
When Giro launched their New Road apparel line a few years back, they brought in their take on what road cycling wear could become and now, their Chrono Collection addresses the other side to that coin for apparel.
The Chrono collection was launched yesterday and I’ve been reading up on it at their site. My take-away here: the Chrono Collection offers affordable and functional pieces for men and women but the most significant designed piece is the Chrono Expert Halter Bib for women. That’s innovative design.
Check out more at Giro and I’m curious to hear your thoughts on this.
Camo and fluoro make for a strange dichotomy, especially with road cycling. The joke’s been made in the past: “why do you want a camo jersey on your road bike? Don’t you want to be more visible?” Is it fashion? Or function? Whatever it is, Lazer helmets tackled it in one of the more successful treatments I’ve seen on a helmet with their new Z1 color option. (more…)
Yes. $19.99 narrow-wide MTB rings from SRAM. 1x setups just got a lot more affordable for 28t, 30t and 32t applications.
They are compatible with all SRAM 1x cranks (DM and 94BCD cranks) although the
DM 28-tooth ring is not compatible with 30mm cranks that require a 0mm offset ring and you must use SRAM chain to keep warranty.
That’s it. Plain and simple…
Photos by Kyle Kelley
This website focuses a lot on Made in the USA products, but that doesn’t mean I shouldn’t share products like this when I put them through the ringer, especially if it saves you some money.
The summer sun is unforgiving and while I’ll wear sun sleeves and a normal jersey on my road bike, I spent a good amount of time this year looking for long-sleeve sunblocking options for mountain bike rides. A large misconception about long sleeve shirts is that they’re too hot to wear on a sunny summer day and while that can be true for materials like cotton, there are silkweight options that will wick sweat, keep you cool and most importantly protect your arms from the sun’s harmful rays… (more…)
For Cannondale Hollowgram owners wanting a direct mount road or cross narrow-wide chainring, Wolf Tooth Components has exactly what you’re looking for. Available in 38t, 40t, or 42t patterns, their chainrings are made from 7075 Aluminum and are built to last. $98 in stock now at Wolf Tooth with free shipping. Those SRAM users can also join in the fun with GXP from 26t to 42t options!
Words by Morgan Taylor
Yesterday morning, I loaded up my Porcelain Rocket x Radavist MultiKOM Charlene pack for a meeting 30 miles down the road. I packed the usual suspects in addition to a change of clothes – but I needed a pair of shoes. Last week, Brendan Leonard over at Semi-Rad posted a “professional gear review” of a simple tool that we all have a use for: the spoon.
It’s easy to get caught up in highly optimized, technologically advanced gear – but often what you need is a simple solution. I needed to bring my Chacos (which, as it turns out, Brendan has also extolled the virtues of) and there was one way to do that: the ski strap. Until someone comes up with a Chaco-specific solution, I’ll be keeping my ski strap – and I’d suggest you do too.
Poler‘s kits are always the best! For the forthcoming fall months, they’ve worked out a pre-order with Castelli on a pair of bibs, a jersey and arm warmers using their Land-designed pinecone pattern. The pre-order is live now, so head over to Castelli to see more information. For what it’s worth, I’ve found these kits to fit true-to-size…
Aether’s newest piece mixes style with functionality, all with the bicycle, urban commuting and in general motion in mind. Made from Merino French terry fabric, with a chest pocket and a quarter zipper for easy removal. Made in the USA, with a retail of $195 and available in grey (pictured) or black. See more at Aether.
Factory Five’s latest addition to their track bike line is the Stream, a performance minded machine made from 6061 aluminum and shaped to their custom specifications. The Stream comes in four colors and three sizes. Head over to Factory Five to see pricing and availability.
Photos by Marty Wood
To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Bike Jerks have just launched a kit pre-order. There’s a lot of great information up on the Bike Jerks blog, so head over to check it out. If you’d like to pre-order, you can do so at Podiumwear. Production will take 4-weeks.