2014 Bike Lights Shootout: Lumen Measurements

Lights

Mtbr and RoadBikeReview work so hard to demystify LED output.  The ultimate test is using an integrating sphere to measure light output. This piece of equipment costs about $20,000- $100,000 to purchase and requires a trained technician to operate.

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2014 Bike Lights Shootout: Tunnel Beam Patterns

Lights

We went out to a freeway underpass and risked our lives in the ‘hood’ as we photographed our test lights with our camera. The location is useful since it has walls and a ceiling that can display a bike light beam pattern.

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2014 Bike Lights Shootout

Lights

The 2014 Bike Lights Shootout is here! The batteries are charged and the lux meter and lumisphere are ready. We’ve been riding these lights for the last few weeks and the progress in LED technology is dramatic once again.

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Wahoo Fitness RFLKT Computer, Blue HR, Blue SC and KICKR Power Trainer

Feature Articles Gear Trainers Video

The new offerings from Wahoo Fitness that includes the Blue HR bluetooh 4.0 heartrate strap, the Blue SC bluetooth 4.0 speed and cadence sensor, and the RFLKT iPhone powered bike computer for your handlebars.

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Boombotix Boombot REX Portable and Rugged Bike Speakers

Gear Sea Otter Classic Video

RoadBikeReview got a look at Boombotix’s new Boombot REX portable bike speakers. This little package packs a punch by reaching volume levels of 90 dB@2ft, making it the loudest portable speaker in its size on the market.

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The Chrome Truk Shoe is Stiffer, Stronger and Bomber

News Shoes Video

(San Francisco, CA) Chrome is the original maker of Urban Bike Footwear that provides performance on and off the bike. Designed and developed to be worn all day, the Truk is the latest in Chrome’s Pedal Series shoes created for commuters and messengers who want more riding performance without sacrificing walking comfort. The Truk’s upper

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Halo Headband Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Nick Holslag shows us a demo of how Halo products work. Halo has an assortment of products such as the Headband, Skull Cap, and Protex bandana with SPF 30-50. The integrated padded sweatblock seal blocks

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RacerMate Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Roger Moore shows us the CompuTrainer that simulates outdoor riding indoors and uses the newest software, RacerMate One, with 3D Cycling, Real Course Video, Power Training and SpinScan

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TRP Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Dave Biehler shows us the 2013 road brakes with the R970 SL ultralight caliper, R970 EQ, longer pull ratio R979 SL, RRL singlespeed lever series for cross or road, retro looking RRL SR, RevoX

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Vredestein Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Tony Ballantine highlights the Road line from Vredestein with the 225g top-selling Fortezza TriComp, Fortezza Quattro TriComp, Fortezza DuoComp, Freccia TriComp, and Fiammonte DuoComp

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Reynolds Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Paul Lew shows us the new Aero line with the RZR 92 and the 58, 72 and 90mm Aero clincher only wheels that are all 11-speed, Campy, Shimano and SRAM compatible

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Marin Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Mark Vanek shows us the 2013 Stelvio Ultegra Di2 updates to the T3 frameset construction, new headtube and straight blade fork system and the 2013 Cortina cross bike with disc brake setup, SRAM drivetrain

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Rotor Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Christie O’Hara shows us the latest Rotor Power which is two individual power meters in one and the Rotor Q-Rings

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Primal Wear Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Keith Bailey shows us the new product offerings from Primal and the surprise release at Interbike, the Helix kit. The Helix is an elite custom race kit that features silver ion fabric, 4-way stretch, an aerodynamic

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Saris Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Tim Staton shows us the latest products from Saris including the new for 2013 Axis 4-Bike, Freedom 4-Bike, Freedom Spare Tire rack and the European inspired Gran Fondo hatch rack

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uvex Interbike Booth

Interbike VTSB

Tony Ballantine shows us the lightweight sgl 202 and sgl 101photochromic eyewear, as well as the new race 5 and best selling xp cc road and mountain helmets

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Fuji to be Official Bike Sponsor of Team NetApp-Endura

News

(Philadelphia, PA) September 6, 2012 – Fuji Bikes is pleased to announce that it will be the official bike sponsor of the highest ranked German professional cycling team, Team NetApp-Endura, for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Penned at Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, Germany on Friday, August 31st, the 2-year sponsorship agreement marks Fuji’s re-entry into the

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Easton Announces Cyclocross EC90XD Fork

Cross Feature Articles

Already spec’d on OEM bikes, like the Diamondback Steilacoom RCX Pro Disc we featured a few weeks ago. The Easton EC90XD fork will be available soon as an aftermarket fork for $550 MSRP. The CX specific full carbon fork features a massively oversized crown and fork legs to handle the extra forces a disk system

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New Innovative Light Technology from CatEye

News Video

Boulder, CO — CatEye Bicycle Electronics, pioneer in cutting edge cycling technology, introduces Hyper-Constant, Omni Directional and Auto light technology to lights at varying price points of their Safety and Headlight line up. CatEye Hyper-Constant Technology is a true first among the cycling industry. LEDs maintain a solid beam while simultaneously flashing, allowing cyclists to

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Chrome Industries Title Sponsors CMWC in Chicago

News

As one of the longest running sponsors of messenger events, we are thrilled to announce that Chrome is returning to present the 2012 CMWCs in Chicago. Not at all new to supporting local and national messenger events all over the world, Chrome’s 17 year reputation of building bombproof products made out of purpose and utility

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Scott Sports 2013 Road Lineup – Speedster Aero, Foil and CR1

Bike Dealer Camp Feature Articles Road Bike Video

Scott Sports took the opportunity at DealerCamp 2012 this year to show off their 2013 road bike lineup. The Foil and CR1 continue to sell well, and will remain unchanged for the new model year. Their aluminum offering, the Speedster gets updated for 2013 – taking on a more Aero form. Shown here today, is

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Campagnolo Athena EPS Groupset

Bike Dealer Camp Feature Articles Parts Video

Martin Kozicki from Camapgnolo North America, shows us the brand new Athena EPS groupset. Announced in Italy just last week, this bike is one of only three bikes in North America with the new price point EPS system. Athena pricing is still being sorted out, but should be very competitive with the competition. Athena EPS

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Scott Split Aero TT Helmet

Bike Dealer Camp Feature Articles Gear Video

Adrian from Scott Sports shows us the new Scott Split TT Helmet. The aero helmet made it’s debut on the pro tour a few months ago at the Giro di Italia. It continues to be utilized by the Green Edge cycling team, as well as Scott sponsored Triathletes. Tested extensively in the wind tunnel using

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Tifosi Optics Launches 2013 Lineup

Apparel Bike Dealer Camp Feature Articles Video

Van from Tifosi runs down the upcoming 2013 lineup of optics from the Georgia based eyewear company. The Podium, in stores June 2012, allows an unobstructed line of vision for the wearer, a great advantage for triathlon

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Test Riding the 2013 Orbea Orca Road Bike Through the Pyrenees

Feature Articles Road Bike

Recently we got to test ride the Orbea Orca in San Sebastain Spain, headquarters to the Orbea factory. Why not test ride a bike that was designed for the Euskaltel-Euskadi road team and the infamous Pyrenees. Sami Sanchez won the Olympic road race on it. We connected with Borja a local tour operator with www.travelbike.es.

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