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The HandleBand

The HandleBand

I wasn’t completely sold on the idea of this mount but my rockstar girlfriend has debated with me over coffee that this design is very thought out and will benefit many people. Not so secretly, they had me at bottle opener. What Is The Handleband? Our phones help us navigate and train. They’re our cameras, our lights, and our emergency link home. So why don’t…

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Urban Cycling Hall of Fame

Launch of the Urban Cycling Hall of Fame

Now urban biking will have it’s own Hall of Fame thanks to Chrome Industries’ support. The goal is to bring exposure to the culture and history of urban riding. You can learn more at www.uchof.com, also make sure to follow UCHOF on Twitter and Instagram where they will be featuring people and items that will be in the Hall of Fame. As part of its…

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Commuter Bikes

Functional Women’s Bike Clothes

As I transition back to being able to commute by bike to work I’m also on the hunt for quality women’s cycling clothing lines that are outside my “race mentality” as of late. A few suggestions have come to mind, but not all of them have women’s options! Chrome – A good start, key for outerwear, but all black options make me want more. Swrve…

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Chrome Welded Transport Bags

Chrome Welded Transport Rucksack & Postbag

Weatherproof? Check Clean lines? Check You gotta love a sexy, utilitarian, commuter bag. Sexy and commuter don’t normally go together but it looks like Chrome got these two bags right. The only thing I am left asking is if it will fit and what the all day comfort will be like. Chrome Welded Postbag MSRP: $80 Details: Adjustable cross body strap and interior handles. Meant to…

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Surly Pugsley Yellow

Bike Build: Surly Pugsley Banana Cracker Commuter

If you have been keeping tabs on me lately you know that I am moving to Denver, CO where my lady is going into her intern year as a doctor in pediatrics. When we recently went to Denver to look at houses one of our top priorities was that she could ride easily to her main hospital of Children’s Hospital Colorado. We found a home…

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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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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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Po Campo Roscoe Crossbody Bag

Preview: Po Campo Roscoe Cross Body Bag

Ever since Po Campo sent out an email a couple weeks back about the new colors in the Roscoe Crossbody bag I’ve been waiting patiently for Quality Bicycle Products to get them instock. I had hoped they would get them in before Frostbike (industry trade show this week) but unfortunately they did not. Maria from Po Campo braved the snow and traveled to Minneapolis this…

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Lights on the trail

Mountain bike night rides

A guest post by Laura Colbert of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA. I am planning to do some mountain bike racing this spring and thus have been trying to get some extra miles on my mountain bike.  Living in the middle of Atlanta makes this difficult, especially during the week.  Luckily I’ve discovered a local Tuesday night no-drop trail ride.  I’ve ridden this ride…

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DZR White SPD Sneaker

White, DZR SPD Sneakers

New additions to the DZR Urban Collection. These vintage styled SPD Compatible Sneaker are fully Vegan, made with textiles and synthetics. MSRP: $99 Size Range: 41-47 Pretty cool shoes coming out from DZR. I hope to see smaller range as 41 is roughly a 9 womens!

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