Let’s be honest, gloves are odd. I’ve always been a fan of the basic long finger mountain bike glove. Everyday, on road or mountain, I wore them. Then about two months ago I was sent a pair of Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Pittards Glove. Things changed, the first was I quickly
If you are here to view the 2012 Trek Lexa line up, please click here. July through September is an exciting time of the year for the bike industry. July is one of the busiest months across the US for retailers, and right around the corner the next seasons product
As I work in a bike shop day in and day out I have the blessing, sometimes the curse, to play with all the latest and greatest bike parts. This adds a ton of complication to bike shopping for myself. I’m able to help anyone that walks in the door,
Along side my summer vampire novels and heart throbs there are two recent additions.
Earlier this week it was announced that Gary Fisher as a bicycle brand will be discontinued. Gary Fisher and his bikes aren’t going anywhere, but they will become a “Gary Fisher Collection” for Trek Bikes in 2011. There are pro’s and con’s of this which I won’t bore you of.
Nutrition is an under used term for the novice cyclist or athlete. For the professional, it is the way of life. They run their engine like NASCAR builds their cars, with precision. For the past few months I’ve put my family in some sort of science experiment with various types
MSRP : $199.99 GORE-TEX® Paclite® Shell Options : 4 colors, 6 sizes From the Company This waterproof and breathable road cycling jacket offers great protection in bad weather conditions. Plus it will fit in any backpack folded up. Initial Thoughts A compact, completely waterproof jacket even down to the taped
This past Saturday I suited up for a 6 hour mountain bike race. I haven’t been able to get on the bike that often lately, especially the mountain bike. The course was found in Wilkesboro, NC, and was a rather hilly course. One thing to know about where I am
We recently took delivery of a 2010 Raleigh Clubman. In this 6 minute clip we go through the basics of unboxing a bicycle. A full review will be available on http://www.CommuteByBike.com soon. A walk through building a bicycle up from the boxed form. This is how most bikes show up