Liv/giant 27.5
Mountain

…This year Liv/giant’s entire off-road line-up, from sport-level to elite, features bikes with 27.5-inch wheels. Lighter Weight More Efficient Better Control In comparison to 26 and 29-inch wheel size options, our research shows that 27.5 offers the ideal combination of light weight, efficiency, and control for female riders. Here are the factors that make this wheel size especially ideal for women. These three factors combined create the best pos…

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YMX Core Long Sleeve Top
BlogFashion, Style and Clothing

…e and think yoga the fit and style really fit in well across cycling. The fit is sexy, the material is soft and light. As YMX rolls out more fall and winter clothing I’ll be picking out my favorite’s to share with you. YMX Core Long Sleeve Top MSRP: $98 Details: This pink Tribal print long sleeve top is feminine and energetic. Perfect for workout, running, cycling, or with your favorite pair of jeans, this YMX top is sure to be a favo…

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BagsCommutingParts

…ts while riding Chest strap and removable waist strap for stability Large reflective stripes and tab for safety light Quick-access side pocket fits mini-U lock Coming January 2010 MSRP: $79.99 Initial Thoughts : As I pulled this bag from the box it came in I was first caught by the fabric.  It feels much like a hard plastic fabric that you would see on a tarp or covering.  Impressing and felt very different to my fingers. It also right off the ba…

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2012 Trek Lush Carbon
BikesBlogPreviews

…fits women better, has a better stand over and everything I have read on test rides, the Lush reacts better to lighter weight women with the suspension setup. I’m 160lbs, so I don’t need to worry about the lighter weight suspension setup! Overall Impression Since the Trek Lush Carbon was a loaned bike from a traveling rep I didn’t have the bike as long as I normally do. I didn’t make as many long 5 hour rides in the mount…

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Warrior Creek
Blog

…hat we see.   The radar states that weather will be foul the rest of the week.  The day before the race will be light rain, my hopes is it is light rain in the morning with a ton of sunshine!  Race day it says to be sunny with a high of 54º but in the hills of the Appalachians this could change within 20º at any given day. Pit Support With a duo team the key will be cleaning off the bikes between laps and keeping our spirits high.  That is where…

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BlogClothingFashion, Style and Clothing

…review over here for all you ladies (or gents) to benefit from. It is All in the Fabric Stretch, durability and light weight. The perfect combination for a cycling short that doubles as a casual pair of knickers…. These knickers remind me close to the famous Chrome knickers but in a lighter weight material for spring/summer/fall use in the south where I reside.  Light weight yet a outer coat of durability to help where on your saddle or bet…

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Review of Camelbak Octane 18x
BlogParts

…7;s back. The Camelbak Octane 18x is a great bag. You’ll make some sacrifices on the long day trips for a lighter bag, but overall this is a great water hauling bag.   How the Camelbak Octane 18x Fits To save some weight they take the structure and extra padding from the pack. The bag can be rolled up and the shoulder straps are thin.   With tons of weight this would make the pack pretty uncomfortable but with clothes and water it was…

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FITS Co Sock Review
BlogClothingFashion, Style and ClothingWomen's Cycling

…#8217;t plan on wearing them too often for everyday around the house as I want them to last! Review of the FITS Light Runner Sock These socks were reviewed by my girlfriend so I’ll turn over the keyboard to her. I don’t know what to say about reviewing the socks, but this is what I think of them so far. For wool, these socks are very soft, the compression is exactly where I want it and when I was riding in 100 degree weather I didn&#8…

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WheelSystem_P-SLR1_Aero
Blog

…n be found on 2012 Giant road bikes and are also available to purchase as aftermarket components. P-SLR1 Aero A lightweight, deep-dish aerodynamic WheelSystem designed for high-performance riding and racing. Maximum stiffness and aerodynamics at the lowest possible weight. • 50mm deep, 21mm wide scandium-composite tubeless-compatible rims • Durable precision Swiss hub internals • Aerolite bladed stainless steel spokes (16 front radial; 20 rear ra…

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Niner Low Top 9 Handlebar
Mountain

…he best fit. Our new Low Top RDO handlebar has all the features of Niner’s RDO line up – it’s light, strong and is covered by our C5 Carbon warranty, but an inch lower. Who is the Low Top RDO Designed For? Any rider who wants to get low. Great for every size XC and Endurance racer. Any rider who is fit-challenged by longer fork travel or bigger wheels. Riders with short stems that want a lower bar. Riders who prefer the wrist po…

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