Everyone has been asking about this bag. Swift Industries’ new Sugarloaf basket bag has landed. Designed specifically for a Wald 137 bicycle basket, it makes on and off-the bike portage a cinch, especially when paired with the shoulder strap. The Sugarloaf basket bag comes in three color options: 1000d Cordura in black or steel for $150, Camo XPac with Cordura laminate for $165 or a limited run of waxed canvas for $165. You can see more specs below and check Swift Industries for ordering! (more…)
“Advocate Cycles is the first bike brand to pledge 100% of after-tax profits to be donated to cycling advocacy efforts. To coincide with IMBA’s World Summit this week in Bentonville, AR, they have created a limited run of 30 frames from their Hayduke model, with custom art designed by Adam Turman that reflects a singletrack trail, and all the parts of the earth around it. These 30 frames will be sold through Advocate Cycle’s dealer and direct sales channels for $800. Each purchase will include a free 1-year membership to IMBA, with the entire purchase price going to IMBA’s Dig In Campaign.”
Tired of getting your favorite t-shirts covered in grease? Bike Jerks has something for you!
“Made in the USA of heavy duty canvas and industrial thread, built to last a lifetime. Putting to use our years of experience working in bike shops and doing greasy jobs, we’ve designed the apron of our dreams.
It’s got three main waist pockets, an upper pocket for small parts and tools with a pen slot, and durable webbing shoulder and waist straps. Available in the most practical color of all for an apron – black. Handmade in Baltimore USA”
Swoop up at Bike Jerks!
We can’t get these posters up on the site before they sell out. At least that was the case with the original prints of this design by 100 Copies. The Tree of Joy sold out so fast that they felt compelled to sell some artist proofs of the design. Head to 100 Copies now to see more details.
The Marching Women jersey is one of the new pieces in Tenspeed Hero’s fall launch, designed to inspire you to keep marching forward. The jersey features a Amelia Strong print across the front a cerulean mesh lining and is in stock now at Tenspeed Hero.
The long-awaited, made in Chico, Paul Set n Forget thru-axles are now in stock. Yes, all hundred or so variations in axle length and threading are available for your thru-axle bike. Head over to Paul to check out stock, pricing and how to measure your bike for a set.
Since this bike first showed up at my door here in Los Angeles, I’ve really enjoyed riding it. While the kit that Kris from 44 Bikes delivered for the review interim was more than acceptable, it felt good putting both my old parts on it and new wheels, which made a world of difference. Wheels are like that though. You think everything is peachy-keen one day and the next you’re rolling on new wheels, having your mind blown. Call me naive but I didn’t think a wide rim like the Ibis 941 would make that big of a difference on a hardtail. Truthfully, it didn’t feel like it until I seat the WTB Trail Boss 2.4″ tire on the 41mm outer, 35mm inner width rims.
To say it was like a whole new bike might be over-doing it, or perhaps it captures my enthrallment or excitement. Either way, I do not want to take them, or these tires off my 44 Bikes Marauder anytime soon. (more…)
To commemorate Brooks’ 150th anniversary, Salsa has pulled together one impressive limited edition Warbird. Complete with custom paint, Zipp wheels and SRAM Force, this bike is available now, in small numbers, from your local Salsa dealer. Check out full specs and information at Salsa.
Five years ago, Cadence teamed up with 686 Apparel to produce winter riding gear, including an insulated hoodie and rain jacket. This year, they’re back at it with an updated design and new colors. The collection is now live at Cadence, so head over to check it out.