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The Nutter Cycle Multi Tool

A bike mechanic nerd, tools are a soft spot or me and if you witness my tool collection as I’m fixing up your bike, you’ll understand. The Nutter Cycle Multi Tool caught my eye as it’s simple, yet overly designed, and classy as it rolls up for your jersey pocket or saddle bag.

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Safety to Another Level: Chrome Reflective Camo Bags

Being seen at night is a big concern for most cyclist (yet reflectors are the first thing that come off new bikes.) Chrome is launching a limited run of Reflective Camo Bags that are made in the USA. What looks normal in the day, lights up when a car light shines on the fabric to make it easier to spot. Limited run, available at select…

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Women Make Great Mechanics, Specialized is Helping the Cause with Training

A great article by Kath Bicknell was posted on Flow Mountain Bike. The article made some key points about how women make great mechanics and how better training could specifically make the void disappear of highly skilled women in the bike industry. Taking it a step further, I believe that if we take the time to single out women to pave the path a little…

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Intro: 2014 Liv/giant Lust Full Suspension 27.5 Women’s Mountain Bike Line

While I’m only half way through the review of a Liv/Giant Anthem X 29er, Liv/Giant rocks us all back on our heels with the news they will only be doing 27.5″ wheels on their mountain bikes starting in 2014. Over the next week I’ll be featuring all the new models, spec and pricing. Make sure to follow the search term “Liv/giant 2014” over the next week….

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Liv/Giant Goes to Only 27.5″ for Mountain Bikes in 2014

While I’m only half way through the review of a Liv/Giant Anthem X 29er, Liv/Giant rocks us all back on our heels with the news they will only be doing 27.5″ wheels on their mountain bikes starting in 2014. Over the next week I’ll be featuring all the new models, spec and pricing. Make sure to follow the search term “Liv/giant 2014” over the next…

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Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack

Intro: Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack

MSRP $160 Features • Adjustable external 5-point cargo net system for storing / transporting helmet, wet race gear, or shoes • Waterproof rolltop closure accommodates a range of load sizes • Dual compartments separate wet/dry cargo • Industrial strength Velcro accessory shoulder mounting straps • Easy access side U-Lock/Waterbottle pockets • Interior sleeve pocket fits 15” Macbook Pro (laptop sleeve recommended) Specs Dimensions: 11.5” wide,…

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Levi’s® Commuter Bike Shop

Levi’s® Commuter Bike Shop is coming to town. Grab your ride and meet up at one of the 6 stops across the country. They’ll even be a chance to preview the Fall 2013 Commuter Collection.  

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The Tile, GPS Trackers for Bikes

Meet The Tile, little signal trackers that sync through an app so you can always found what you lost. This could be as small as finding your keys after a rough night, or maybe finding a stolen bike. It seems from the video, the Tile communicates with iPhone/iPad (i-things) that have the Tile app downloaded. The idea is if everyone has the Tile app on…

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Urban Hall of Fame in Search of Items

A quick reminder about the Urban Hall of Fame that I posted about a couple months ago. We are looking for items that tell the story in every city, from bicycle activism, to races and everything in between. The Hall Of Fame is for everyone, and we want to make sure everyone is represented. If folks have anything they are interesting in submitting for consideration…

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Win a 4 Day Ride Camp with Nuun and Trek Travel

One winner will receive their choice of one spot on a fall 2013 Trek Travel 4-Day Ride Camp in Greenville or Solvang and a year of Nuun to stay hydrated. Just like Nuun Hydration and Trek Travel on Facebook and fill out the form linked here to enter to win. Contest closes August 2, 2013.  Trip Details: Choice of one spot on 2013 fall Greenville or Solvang 4 day ride…

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