It is a wonderful time to be an “everyday” cyclist. The options for bikes, and accessories to make the ride even more enjoyable are endless. A great example of this is the Buca Boot, a carrying system that mounts to your rear rack.
I LOVE Monkey Lights. Added visibility from all sides, and FUN! They are on a couple of our bikes already, and I’m super excited to see new technology added to their wheel lights.
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Basic run down of the essential gear I recommend for you to carry on your bike from neighborhood rides to longer road rides
I’ve been on the lookout for the right diaper/flat kit fanny pack to use when pushing my daughter around in the Bullit, and the Trail Buddy from Seagull may be the perfect thing.
Portland Design Works has released a matte black version of their popular Full Metal Fenders. This new Matte Black color is only available in dealers which is a great play on PDW’s part to help direct business to the local bike shop.
It isn’t everyday that a camera / messenger bag gets over $1.8m of funding on Kickstarter (with 38 days to go). Perhaps it is because The Everyday Messenger bag is epic in an understated kind of way.
A new lifestyle clip-in shoe from DZR is bridging the gap of style and function.
In this episode I play in the snow to test out the new DZR H2O shoes I have in for review, and discuss why I am doing this vlogging thing a bit more.
A good set of fenders cost between $40-55 and could be the difference of you driving, or having very wet and cold feet when getting to work. These fenders from Planet Bike have survived a year under me and I would endorse them if you need something for your 29er bike!
Besides cyclocross bikes, the city style genre of bikes is my bread and butter. These are the bikes that range between $500-1200 and can take someone from an interested and concerned to a triathlon racing momma. The Alysa series from Raleigh is their take on women’s city bikes.