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Cirrus Cycles announced a new addition to their bump-absorbing product line – the Kinekt Suspension Stem. The adjustable, multi-pivot design has 20mm of parallel travel, to reduce shock that would otherwise cause wrist, hand, neck, and shoulder pain.Advertisements The new stem was just launched via a Kickstarter campaign – one that is already fully-backed at
What does it take to be a World Champ? Annemiek van Vleuten knows! – Scott has a new video series called What it Takes that goes behind the scenes with Annemiek van Vleuten to discover the motivations, struggles & determination of the 2019 Road World Champion. From one-day monument wins like Liège-Bastogne-Liège to multi-day stage races
A SRAM Eagle hack deliver business up front, party in the back. We’ve discovered how you can build a #BudgetMullet SRAM drivetrain for your adventure gravel bike, thanks to an insider tip from Parallel Handbuilt, a bike shop in the Netherlands. All you need is your current mechanical SRAM 1x drivetrain, a new Eagle derailleur,
Just before 2020 arrived, we were able to get the answers to a number of mountain bike related questions with the help of ENVE Composites. Now, ENVE is back. But this time the focus is squarely on gravel and road. With gravel races and events gaining popularity at an impressive rate, it seems like more
Yesterday, I detailed the process of getting a custom pressure map analysis to optimize how I sit on the bike. But of course none of that matters without the right saddle. So here it is: the GebioMized Sleak 145. It’s not super lightweight, it doesn’t look super fancy, but paired with the analytical GebioMized setup,
Purpose-built for gravel road riding, the new Bontrager GR2 gravel shoes are the latest to mix on road performance with off-road capability. As gravel continues to grow in popularity, more companies are shifting what we used to call cross-country mountain bike shoes into the new groad market.Advertisements 2020 Bontrager GR2 lace-up gravel bike shoes c.
Exodux, a company better known for their bike racks for use with trucks, have turned their product design attention beyond the matter of bicycle shuttling, and towards the bicycle itself. Their latest product is the simple tubeless valve stem, but this time, they come with a twist. Exodus’s Tubeless Valve Stems feature a simple but,
This past Sunday was a historic day for two reasons. First, with the date of 02/02/2020 it was the first palindrome day in the last 909 years. Second, Jeep managed to not only get Bill Murray to appear in their Groundhog Day commercial, but they got him to ride an e-fat bike with a basket
The Belgian Waffle Ride is one of the most popular ultra-distance, mixed surface cycling races. The San Diego-based event features about 140 miles of pain, with 12,000 ft of elevation gain and 1/3rd of its distance unpaved (shorter options are available, too). For 2020, BWR announced a major expansion, adding two all-new races.Advertisements Both new
Pump or CO2? On the frame, or in your pocket? If you’re wanting to be prepared for that unlikely flat, these are pretty common questions to ask. CO2 is usually more compact but is finite in inflation. Pumps will likely always provide inflation, but they can be bulky or hard to use. That’s where the
When it comes to sunglasses, there are a number of brands that cyclists are familiar with. Wiley X, may not be one of those brands.Advertisements [embedded content] Originally founded in 1987 by Myles Freeman Sr., a U.S. Veteran, Wiley X is a family owned and run business currently run by Dan Freeman and Myles Freeman
The Robert Axle Project has a new tool developed with framebuilder Chris McGovern to make cleaning your bike easier – the Drive Thru dummy hub roller. It’s not the first roller we’ve seen to mimic a hub and allow us to spin the chain with the rear wheel off, but the affordable DriveThru is unique
Pioneer has announced they are transferring all of their Cycle Sport assets to Shimano, giving the Japanese component brand all of their power meter tech. Pioneer went hard and heavy into the cycling power meter space in 2014, applying their precision electronics expertise to strain gauges and crank arms. Which, honestly, always seemed like an
Based out of Redwood City, California, Motion Instruments are a new company, to market at least, specialising in building suspension data analysis systems for mountain bikes to enhance rider experiences, improve race times, and develop new suspension designs. After teasing us with glimpses on both the EWS and World Cup Downhill circuit, Motion Instruments are
When you’re shopping for your next bike, perfect grips are probably low on the list for must-have features. We’ve sort of expected stock bikes to come with basic grips that get the job done, but often aren’t a major selling point – they are relatively cheap and easy to replace after all. That makes it
After 12 years of riding for Mongoose, Chris Akrigg, a true legend of the world of mountain biking, has signed with GT Bicycles. We’ll let the Yorkshire man himself and his jaw-dropping riding do the talking, before we fill you in on the details.Advertisements [embedded content] GT Bicycles announce signing of Chris Akrigg Wilton, Conn.
Apidura’s new Racing Handlebar Mini Pack looks to solve the issue of fast, yet secure access to snacks and ride essentials on the go. In the bikepacking world, top tube bags offer some storage but can get in the way of some riders’ legs, while most handlebar bags are difficult to access. The new Racing