While these aren’t necessarily a new product in Hope’s expansive line of brake calipers and components but it’s new to me. I didn’t get a chance to shoot the Hope booth at Sea Otter, but I did see these Rx4 brake calipers, compatible with SRAM and Shimano brake levers. Have you used these yet? Are they as amazing as their MTB brakes?
Orange’s new Five is just at home in Shropshire as it is in Tuscany. If only there was a way to ride both places in one day…
Bontrager’s new Bat Cage rose like a phoenix from fishing nets in Chile and Giro’s Renew line recycles fishing nets and nylon.
Responsible recycling doesn’t just mean washing out your plastic containers before chucking them in the bin. Brands have looked at the world’s abundance of plastic, particularly sea plastic to make everything from apparel to bottle cages. Two brands taking the charge are Bontrager with their Bat Cage and Giro with their new Renew apparel line, using recycled plastic fishing nets to weave in recycled nylon, polyester, and elastane, including Econyl® Lycra® made from reclaimed fishing nets and other ocean debris.
Yes, this is responsible, and yes it is marketing, but I commend these two brands on making a difference. Check out more images below. (more…)
To make room for new jerseys this summer, we’re having a spring sale on all of our Voler MTB and ENDO road jerseys. From now until the end of April, take 30% off the entire stock of men’s and women’s jerseys. Head to the Web Shop and use the code “SpringJerseySale” to take advantage of the savings.
*this sale does not apply to the women’s road jerseys since those are made to order*
“Howdy!” It’s a pleasant way to greet people, no matter what mood you’re in. These cacti-socks show a saguaro cactus displaying three common hand gestures, pick a pair from the three socks in this pack that suits your character. The designs were illustrated by Kyler Martz and made by Defeet in North Carolina.
Each order comes with THREE socks! One peace, one metal, one middle finger. Mix and match as you see fit.
Head to the Radavist web shop to pick up a set!
Our friend from across the pond takes us on an enthusiastic journey through the Eroica Nova course!
Watch as soon-to-be architect Gaëlle Bojko and her Bombtrack Arise spend the year soaking up cycling culture across Europe.
Diamondback delivers a feel-good flick about riding bikes with your brothers and sisters growing up.
All City celebrates a decade of making bikes and accessories with this video, showcasing Minneapolis and beyond.
We’re here in Monterey, California for the Sea Otter Classic, camping and breathing in some of that fresh coastal California air. If you’re here, make sure you say hey and we’ll see you out at the Laguna Seca Raceway!
Want to support trail building, the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz and win a Caletti? Check out how below!
“One lucky supporter will get a custom steel Caletti Cycles frame in the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz’s (MBOSC) “Support Trails & Win a Caletti” campaign. MBOSC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit trail stewardship and advocacy organization that works to improve trail access in Santa Cruz. Donors receive one entry for every $10 donated to MBOSC between now and May 4 when a winner will be selected. The winner then gets to work with John Caletti, framebuilder and owner of Caletti Cycles, on a custom steel frame. The winner can choose any frame model that Caletti Cycles offers. Donations can be made at www.mbosc.org/win-a-caletti. ” (more…)
This year, in prep for Kanza, Ted King is hitting some gravel races along the way, including Land Run 100.
Georgiy Istigechev sent in this video of him and his friends touring to the South-Eastern Altai region in Southern Siberia.
If you’re in Santa Cruz or en route to Monterrey for Sea Otter, be sure to swing through the Juliana Bike Night at the Santa Cruz Bicycles Factory – 2841 Mission St – at 6pm!
Wolf Tooth’s frame company Otso has carved a niche in the market by offering functional bikes with plenty of versatility built in. That ideology is embodied in their newest frame, the Waheela all road. While marketed as a ‘gravel race’ bike, there’s nothing keeping this bike from being a quiver killer, even for those who don’t race. Bikepack on it, use it as your road bike, and much more. With a tuning chip, massive tire clearance, 1x or 2x compatibility, there’s not much the Waheela can’t tackle. See more information at Otso and more photos below. (more…)