Classically the top tube bag or 'bento box' has been used by triathletes to keep food easily accessible. Now it has become a popular accessory for commuting and touring for those wanting to keep smaller items like cell phone, keys, or even a wallet within arm's reach. Durable 840 denier nylon fabric construction with padded and lined interior. Clear top for easy viewing of items within while keeping them protected. Rubber backed frames straps are secure and paint friendly. Interior key clip. Ref
So my cross bike has full housing for the rear brake (mechanical disk). This is great except for the fact that the housing isn't pulled totally taught so it rattles against the top tube every time I hit a bump (which is a lot in cross) and its quite annoying. There are little plastic pie ... Read More »
Seems Parlee is sacrificing aesthetics in favor of lowering their production costs. Another step in the trend of sloping bikes, threadless bottom brackets and me too bikes built in Taiwan.
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One the things I do at rest stops instead of just standing, is sit crosswise on my top tube (like a bench) to give the legs a bit of a break.
I currently ride an aluminum bike, but will be upgrading to carbon soon, and wondering if I should break this habit once I move to a carbon frame? (Or w ... Read More »
I have acquired a Cannondale Capo 2008 bicycle. However, I have noticed that there are two dents in the frame. More specifically in the top tube.
Should I worry about my safety since it's an aluminum frame?
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2010 Kestrel RT 800 SL with internal cable routing. Just put on a whole Ultegra 6800 group set. When I installed the new brake cables into my frame I hear a scratching/rubbing noise in my top tube. And the lever action is not as smooth as the front brake. I took everything apart and made sure the en ... Read More »