Category Archives: Products
Niner Bikes: Ros 9+ Now Available as a Frameset

Niner now offers their Ros 9+ as a frame and fork, allowing you to build yours as you see fit. There’s been a lot of buzz around this frame and after spending a lot of time around one in Los Angeles over the past few weeks, I gotta say that I’m impressed. It looks great and comes from a company like Niner that knows a thing or two about making highly shredable 29rs…

Check out specs for the Ros 9+ frameset at Niner Bikes.

May 22, 2015 6 comments
Superdomestik’s Los Angeles Homage Kits

Los Angeles’ Superdomestik has recently relaunched their brand to include 6 new kits, three of which are homages to the looming mountains that tower over the Los Angeles skyline: Mt. Wilson, Mt. Baldy and Mt. Disappointment. Head over to Superdomestik to see more information on pre-ordering.

May 20, 2015 3 comments
Mixed Works: Black Bird Panniers

Poland’s Mixed Works brings something new to the touring rack. Their new Black Bird panniers are completely waterproof, offer an easy to use rolltop design and modern hardware. They’re sold individually, only at Mixed Works, so head over to see more information.

May 20, 2015 19 comments
Silca’s New Made in the USA Impero Ultimate Frame Pump
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I tend to get giddy about projects, especially those which were born in the USA, or at least in this case resurrected. Silca’s a company with its roots deeply embedded in cycling history. For over 100 years, this company has been a part of inflation technology (yes, I just said that). After the name was purchased and relocated to the USA, things have been changing rapidly. For the better.

That $400 floor pump caused a bit of a ruckus, as did the $40 air chucks yet for some reason the thought of a $165 frame pump doesn’t seem like a huge leap. Especially when you consider the detailing and that a made overseas Topeak or the like is still $50. The Impero Ultimate has been reborn. It’s a beast of metal, with no plastic parts and it’s machined in the USA. Best of all, it comes in BLACK!

Without me slobbering too much here with copy, why don’t you just check out the specs and more photos below, or order one at Silca. I just did.


May 18, 2015 15 comments