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Specialized Rumor Review

Preview: Specialized Rumor 29er Full Suspension

It is a rewarding time as a woman that loves bikes. More styles of bikes are being released, especially in the full suspension trail category. Specialized came out swinging with the Rumor, a 110mm travel 29er bike. This bike will be for the girl that loves to climb but wants to rip down whatever their trail has to offer. Reasons why I’m excited for this…

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Giant Avail Inspire 2013

Liv/giant Avail Inspire for Breast Cancer

Liv/Giant teamed up with Young Survival Coalition for a 2nd contest to design a new Giant bike for 2013. Barbara’s winning design of cherry blossoms has very personal meanings to me (I have a large tattoo of cherry blossom’s on my left arm/shoulder.) Check out the bike and continue to read Barbara’s story below! Before her battle with breast cancer, Barbara Greenlee of Bothell, WA would not have considered…

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Soul Glow LED Neon Wheel Lights

Preview: Soul Glow LED Neon Wheel Lights

I’m always looking for creative and fun ways to stay safe on the bike. A new LED light string looks to be creative and fun, without a crazy price tag. Soul Glow LED Neon Wheel Lights $30 a set, coming in Green – Blue –  Red – White – Pink – Purple – Turquoise – Yellow These lights claim to be weather resistant and easy to install, hopefully I’ll get a set to try in the near future…

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2013 Swobo Fillmore

Review: 2013 Swobo Fillmore Initial Thoughts

A guest post by Laura of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA In my last post, several weeks ago, I introduced you all to the Swobo Fillmore.  For the last month or so, I’ve been riding this bike and have an update for all of you interested in hearing more about it.

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Abus Boro Lite Review

Review: Abus Bordo Lite

As a rep with QBP we are sometimes sent fun samples to try out, if we like them we can show them to shops and increase sales a bit in that category. Earlier this year I was sent some Abus lock samples, the coolest of course was this folding, cuff like, Bordo Lite. MSRP: $90 Details: 5 mm steel bars, with plastic coating to prevent…

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Love Valley Roubaix

Love Valley Roubaix – March 24th

I’m going to call this a “gravel, road ride” March 24, 2013 Love Valley, NC 1st Annual – 50 Miles of Sexy! If you have never visited, Love Valley North Carolina is step back to earlier times. This quaint little western town is at the base of the Brushy Mountains and surrounded by beautiful winding dirt-packed roads. The course is approximately 50 miles with 60%…

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Front Full Drive Side

An Introduction to the 2013 Swobo Fillmore

A guest post by Laura of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA I love a good mountain bike ride, but if I can’t make it out of the city, there are few things better than cruising around town on a beautiful, warm day with a great bike underneath you.  Atlanta had it’s first glimpse of spring this past weekend.  It was sunny, almost 70 degrees,…

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Luna Chix

LUNA Pro Team Still has a Dominating Team

The 2013 LUNA Pro team is keeping on with their dominating list of killer girls. What has been a long time running “winning” team will continue and I’m excited to see what these girls will do in 2013. From Marla: The LUNA Pro Team rolls into this New Year with the same winning world-class roster as in 2012 headlined by Olympic medalist Georgia Gould and World…

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Glory Cycles Colnago Master

Bike Shop Build: Colnago Master

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Few more bike profiles over yonder. Colnago Master from Glory Cycles in Greenville, SC  

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