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Monkey Light Pro

Monkey Light Pro – Kickstarter

MonkeyLectric has a bigger (full wheel) customizable LED system up on Kickstarter called Monkey Light Pro. I’m a huge fan of the Monkey Light M210 which is the smaller, $50, option. I hope over time they are able to bring the cost of the new “full wheel and awesome” down! $895 for wheel lights is going to be pretty steep for folks. (Though it is killer…

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Jaybird Bluebud X Headphones

Preview: Jaybird Bluebuds X Headphones

Yes, I wear headphones when I ride. Don’t worry, I can hear the cars beside me and if we ride together I promise I won’t ride with them in. Meet the Jaybird Bluebuds X Micro-sized bluetooth buds MSRP: $169.99 Wireless music and phone calls In-ear white noise reduction that eliminates listener fatigue 8 hour playtime on one battery charge Sweat-proof (I’ll be testing this to…

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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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For the Love of Knee Warmers

From mid-September to March I am living in knee warmers. My tan lines will prove this as it is pretty far into the summer before the lines around my mid calves start disappearing. Here is my ode to knee warmers…

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Velo Transit Edge 30 Review

Review: Velo Transit Edge 30 Commuter Backpack

When I heard a company was making a waterproof backpack designed not only for bike commuting by for WOMEN I jumped at the chance to review the product. Velo Transit is a based out of Seattle, WA where they design, build, test and ship their bags out of. The first time I learned of the company was this past spring, they are making waves as…

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Race Face Single Ring

Race Face Single Ring for 9/10 Speed

MSRP: $37.99 Details: 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40T x 104 BCD (4 bolt) 9 and 10 speed Compatible Running 1×9 or 1×10 is huge these days. With the range you can get on a cassette many folks like the ease of use and less headache of dropping chain, shifting, etc. I’m sold on the color and plan to be running a blue one…

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PrincetonTec-Logo

Princeton Tec – Crash Course in Making Lights

Princeton Tec designs, engineers, manufactures and assembles our own products at our facilities in the great state of New Jersey, USA. The technology and products have evolved since we started in 1975. This is what the process looks like today. After we made this video, it became that much more apparent that it takes a ton of energy, knowledge and skill to do what we…

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Hydrapak Soft Flask

Hydrapak Soft Flask

On long rides I use gels, every 30 minutes on rides over 3 hours. On races under 3 hours I use it as well to keep my legs turning over well. On the longer rides I carry a flask or two of gel instead of single packages. The single packages are wasteful and can get expensive. For the past 4 years I’ve used Hammer Gel’s…

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Lezyne Micro Caddy

Lezyne Micro Caddy Bag Review

Saddle bags are a needed thing in my life. Something that most bike shops forget to mention when they sell you that new road or mountain bike. Riding around with out tools, tube or inflation device is like driving around in your car with out a spare tire. Yes, you can call someone if you get a flat but that isn’t the empower cycling female…

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