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Bern Allston Helmet Review
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Back in July I introduced Bern Helmets’ new ventilated model, the Allston. With a couple months of testing, three different reviewers and some matchy handlebar tape, I’m ready to give you my opinion. The Bern Allston The Allston has 16 vents, weighs in at a claimed 13 ounces and comes in

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Giro Sonnet
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Giro Sonnet Women’s Helmet MSRP $90 Details: 25 vents, no visor, in-mold construction A helmet under $100 with a slender shape for women, that’s the Giro Sonnet. Pro’s: Weight, price, color options, availability in-store or online Con’s: Fit system hits my ponytail (details I know), very neutral colors available Overall Thoughts of

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Po Campo Roscoe Crossbody Bag
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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

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SRAM XX1 Review
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When my work started “pre-selling” the new XX1 group I knew this is what I had to have for my new hardtail race machine. Not only is it the latest and greatest, which doesn’t always appeal to me on my own bikes, it was very tested and several pro racers

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Bilotto Take 6 Beer Carrier
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When at Loose Nuts Cycles a couple months back an internet friend stopped in, Jim Bilotto. In his hand was what looked like a folder up cooler. As he opened it up I knew instantly that he was going to make my day.

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Lezyne Micro Caddy
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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

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Assos Chamois Creme
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If you haven’t heard about it before don’t feel too left out as it isn’t talked about too much. Chamois cream or butter it basically is under carriage lube.

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Knog Blinder Light Review
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We all know my obsession for lights and bags. I have so many of both as I’m always trying to find the perfect one. Rechargeable lights are something I really love. Especially the latest push for USB rechargeable. You see, before lights and bags I am a tech freak. iPad,

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Bike After Dark Fireball Mark II
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This review was put in play by Luna Cycles in Lenior, NC. I am very grateful for their time and assistance, and commuter knowledge! Visibility is the bane of cyclists everywhere. As a daily commuter, I find myself riding in the worst visibility conditions: early morning light, evening dusk, rain,

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Bontrager Vella Camu Shopper Review
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I am putting these two bags together in one review as other than straps and zippers they are much alike.  Getting women to use bicycles as a form of transportation is rather important to me. I feel as society see’s more women on bikes, as more women empower their children

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