Radar Roundup: Wilde Rack Buddy, Wolf Tooth Grease, Specialized x Fjällräven, Grounded Giveaway, and Made in Ukraine Track Chainrings


Radar Roundup: Wilde Rack Buddy, Wolf Tooth Grease, Specialized x Fjällräven, Grounded Giveaway, and Made in Ukraine Track Chainrings

Our Radar Roundup compiles products and videos from the ‘net in an easy-to-digest format. Read on below for today’s findings…

Wilde Bicycle Co Rack Buddy $90.00

Meet the Rack Buddy! A versatile, simple, and multi-use rack bag that’s incredibly quick to take on or off, can be easily swapped from bike to bike or rack to rack, can convert to a tote bag for running errands, or can be used as a stuff sack or dry bag when traveling.

The fabric is a favorite Made in USA waxed canvas 7oz sailcloth that will only gain beauty with age and use and they are sewn in South Minneapolis neighborhood by local bag maker, James from Beard Bags. They will serve you well for years to come.

The four velcro straps have shown themselves to be plenty for keeping the Rack Buddy secured during testing, but if you’re running a heavy load, over stuffing, shredding trails or whatever, you might want to use an additional strap.


  • Sewn in Minneapolis
  • Made from USA made 7oz Sail Cloth
  • D-Rings to attach a shoulder strap
  • External velcro pocket
  • Cordura Liner
  • Four Velcro straps to attach to rack platforms

Base: 6″x 9.5″
Height Unrolled: 18.5″

Verified to work great with: *

  • Surly 8 and 24 Pack Racks
  • Wald Baskets
  • The old Velo Orange flat top rack on Jeff’s Townie

Head over to Wilde Bicycle Co for more details

Wolf Tooth Precision Bike Grease $24.95

Building on the popularity of their chain lube, Wolf Tooth just released the WT-G Precision Bike Grease, which is a waterproof, synthetic oil-based lubricant for cycling-specific applications. It reduces friction on moving components while protecting them from contaminants, water, and corrosion. WT-G also prevents non-moving components from seizing together due to corrosion or galling. This is a grease that can be used on bottom brackets, hubs, headsets, general bicycle assembly, and more.

See more at Wolf Tooth

Specialized x Fjällräven

Sweden’s Fjällräven teamed up with Specialized to inject a bit of California cycling and touring vibes into the brand’s outdoor catalog. Included are various apparel items from socks to shorts, jackets to jerseys, shirts, panniers, and more. We’re digging this look and hope to see more in the future!

Grounded Nebraska Giveaway!

Grounded Nebraska is a one-day gravel festival just outside of Lincoln, bringing together cyclists for racing (with big prizes), family-friendly events, camping, live music, and mouth-watering food at the iconic Roca Berry Farm. For this year’s event, our parent company, The Pro’s Closet is giving away a $2000 voucher and all ya gotta do is sign up at the Grounded Nebraska website!

Orbita Makes Track Chainrings in Ukraine

While we’re not sure if these rings will be able to be shipped with the current war going on in Ukraine, we wanted to shine a light on this company Orbita which makes track chainrings. They make four designs in total, in various tooth counts, all in 144bcd for track bikes. If you like obscure makers with a powerful story, roll on over to check out Orbita!


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Photo by @BicyclePubes

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