There is a buzz online about a couple different individual packaged wipes. The first one we are going to talk about and get into a review is Grease Monkey Wipes. Designed originally for cyclist these degreaser wipes claim to even clean crayon off the wall.
There are tons of different types of chamois butter, from various companies that are special for different reasons. First you have “natural” ingredients, others have a cooling sensation, and some a numbing.
Some of you might be asking what chamois butter is. Most roadies swear by chamois butter as it is a lube that goes on your skin in various “under” areas to help with chafing and saddle sores. Some women can’t even ride with out it as their soft tissues down there are so sensitive.
I’ll be reviewing some Hoo Ha and seeing what I think. I’ve used many different chamois butters over the years and I haven’t noticed too much of a difference, maybe Hoo Ha will really help!
Here’s a deep confession, I have a bag addiction. Come look in my closest and there are at least 4 messenger bags, 4 bicycle specific back packs, hydration bags and then panniers are end less. Constantly the search is on to find the most stylish, yet functional, bag possible.
In 2009 Bontrager released their first ever cycling shoe line. After teaming up with Esoles in order to get thousands of foot scans. The result was a well fit shoe, with replaceable arch support and a bargain compared to other shoes. The line was very in depth with women, men and triathlon shoes. (Personally, I have two pairs and I love them!)
For 2010 they are going even deeper with the line and adding more color. The women are staying pretty subtle but the mens line have a lot of orange through out.
Safety is a big thing for me. Helmets, lights and brakes on those fixed gear bikes are all important things. Any customer that comes through the shop getting into cycling or buying a new bike the two must accessories are a well fit helmet and a rear blinky light. So that I don’t sounds like I’m pushing things at them I explain the basics, you have one head (duh) and a good light will give drivers a good warning that you are up the road.
Today I’ll be talking about Knog’s colorful line of blinky lights.