Category Archives: accessories
Packing Observations: High and Low Vis

For the past two days, I’ve been preparing to head back down to Australia for a few weeks. Lauren is there, working again and so I get to spend some more time with my bestest mates. As I was packing this morning, I noticed some color-coordination happening and thought I’d take a minute to shoot these two photos.

These are all products I use and wear on a daily basis. With all the “what kind of _____ is that?” I experience, let me break it down:

Manual for Speed shirt
Rapha Brevet Gillet
Rapha Winter City Riding Merino Socks
Giro Atmos helmet

Winter shirt
Giro Limited Empire MTB Shoe
Topo Designs Mountain Shorts
Topo Designs Nesting Pouches

I won’t even begin to lay out all the orange and camo gear I have…

Oct 15, 2013 6 comments
Paul Component: Rasta Bottle Openers in Stock

After Paul went through an entire batch of these at Interbike, they decided to make another run for those who couldn’t be in Vegas. You can now pick up one of these fancy rasta openers at Paul.

Oct 15, 2013 Comments are OFF
Lone Wolf Cycling: Oak Bar Plugs

Plugging your bars is of the utmost importance, especially if you ride fast and loose. These new oak bar plugs from Lone Wolf Cycling should do just fine. That and they’ll plug your bottle of bourbon! Swoop here!

Oct 14, 2013 Comments are OFF
Easton Cycling and PiNP #HideYourBikeInPlainSight Instagram Contest

Look, camouflage is very “in” at the moment, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Easton would make a few rolls of this bar tape for promo purposes. I keep telling them to put the pattern into production but for some reason, they’re hesitant. Regardless, I managed to get my hands on a few boxes of the stuff and I want to give them away.

Want to win a free roll of this special edition Easton Cycling camo bar tape? The rules are simple. Go for a ride (in the city, the woods, gravel, dirt, mud, wherever), hide your bike in a creative way, take a photo on Instagram, tag #HideYourBikeInPlainSight (I know it’s a long one), then @ reply / follow both @Easton_Cycling and @JohnProlly.

You can add as many photos as you want…

Come Monday, I’ll pick the winner and ship you a roll!

Ready… GO!

Oct 9, 2013 8 comments
Full Windsor: The Nutter Cycle Multi-Tool

Clean and simple tool rolls are essential, especially if you’re touring or traveling with a bike. The latest from Full Windsor is just that. Introducing the Nutter multi-tool, complete with leather roll. Either attach it to your Brooks saddle, or toss it in your pannier or backpack. See more at Full Windsor!

Oct 7, 2013 1 comment
Save Your Ass

A lot of people ask me about Ass Savers and from the little experience I’ve had with mine (hey, it never rains in Austin), I’d say they’re pretty damn good! Here’s a little video showcasing the simplicity of the Ass Savers design.

Sep 8, 2013 3 comments
The Ruckus Carbon Access Tool (C.A.T.)

I like small products like the new Ruckus Carbon Access Tool:

“The Ruckus Carbon Access Tool (C.A.T.) is a multi-tool like no other. It was developed to fit the majority of keys on the market today and allow for future modularity. Manufactured in the USA from lightweight carbon fiber, it offers a balance between sleek professionalism and everyday usage.

Quote from Shawn Small (Owner of Ruckus Composites)
“My girlfriend was out of town and I needed something to do with my hands”

C.A.T. (Carbon Access Tool) MSRP: $32.50″

Also, check out the new Ruckus web shop!

Sep 3, 2013 3 comments