Gear Reviews and News


Silca SpeedBalance magnet offsets valve stem weight

Along with taking on the roll of a wheel magnet, the SpeedBalance utilizes four tungsten slugs that allow for custom wheel balancing of up to 10 grams to offset valve stem weight.

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Lezyne updates GPS line, launches new models

This year is Lezyne’s 10th anniversary. To celebrate, they’ve been revamping each of their product categories, improving functionality and updating aesthetics.

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Smith adds ChromaPop tech to interchangeable eyewear

The proprietary ChromaPop lenses are claimed to filter light at two specific wavelengths to eliminate color confusion to the brain while providing sharper, easier, and faster visual perception.

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Bonx Grip allows for clear on-bike conversation

Bluetooth-enabled earpiece connects to a smartphone app to facilitate group conversation, which only transmits voice when a user speaks.

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New Showers Pass Cloudcover waterproof bags

Oregon’s Showers Pass has unveiled a new line of Cloudcover Waterproof Bags designed to withstand the elements and provide unique functionality for year round cyclists.

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Silca announces new T-Ratchet and Ti-Torque travel tools

Long known for high quality floor pumps, Silca is expanding their product line with two new tools that are travel size. Check out the T-Ratchet and the Ti-Torque and find out how you can get yours.

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Scicon and World Champion Peter Sagan introduce new signature series bike travel bag

New collaboration debuts the The Scicon AeroComfort 2.0 TSA bike bag with Peter Sagan insignia. Crafted not only for World Champions but for the traveling cycling enthusiast as well.

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Bottle Pod storage case review

We always welcome solutions for carrying tools and essentials on a bike ride. And the Bottle Pod solution is a novel indeed placing the gear inside a bottle shaped pod that allows easy access to all its contents.

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FitBit Surge fitness watch review

The Fitbit Surge is reportedly the No. 1 selling GPS watch in the U.S. But does its best-selling status mean that it’s capable enough for serious cyclists? Read our review to find out.

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CamelBak’s new Quick Stow and Quick Stow Chill

CamelBak debuts their collapsible soft flask as well as some new colors for the Podium line of water bottles. Also highlighted are pre/post ride beverage options like the Chute, Eddy and KickBak.

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Smith’s new Route MIPs road helmet

Smith introduces two new helmets: the Route road helmet and the Rover mountain bike helmet. Both feature a Koroyd-EPS blended liner and more friendly price points.

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White Lightning rebrands itself with new logo and new products for 2017

One of the oldest names in the lube business freshens up and refocuses. Also highlighted is their new Matte Finisher for keeping your bike looking stealthy.

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Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 road groupset makes debut

Dura-Ace disc brakes, Synchro shifting, power meter, new wheels, pedals and much more coming out from the component manufacturing giant.

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Birzman Maha Apogee II HV floor pump review

The Maha Apogee scores high marks for it’s sleek design, but can it’s quick connect style head hold up to constant use?

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Wahoo Fitness teams up with Bicycle Adventures – keeping riders connected

Premiere touring company Bicycle Adventures equips bike fleet exclusively with Wahoo’s ELEMNT GPS cycling computers.

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VeloToze helmet cover review

VeloToze made its name with a line of colorful, tight fitting shoe covers. Next up is an aerodynamics enhancing helmet cover. See how it stacks up in our review.

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Endura launches new affordable sunglasses

Endura is expanding its optics range with the new Char and Snapper II models and fresh color additions to the Mullet line-up. These glasses boast an array of tech features, including light-reactive lenses, anti-fog finishes, and hydrophobic coatings.

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Inside look at Campagnolo’s new MyCampy app

The latest innovation from Campagnolo is its new MyCampy app, which allows EPS v3 electronic drivetrain users to customize shift button function, shift patterns, and log mileage to help with maintenance.

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Velofix mobile bike shop comes to your driveway

Instead of a brick-and-mortar shop-front, Velofix utilizes a fleet of Mercedes sprinter vans (their tallest and longest) and outfits them with everything you need to address most bike repair issues. Then they come to your house.

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Feedback Sports acquires Scorpion Stand

Colorado-based Feedback Sports is known for making high quality bike stands, trainers, and home bike storage solutions. The company’s most recent acquisition certainly wont change that.

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Omata debuts analog GPS speedometer for bikes

Modern technology meets classic design in this unique take on the handlebar-mounted GPS speedometer that just launched on Kickstarter.

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Polar Bottle launches ZipStream self-sealing cap

After extensive testing on the trails and roads surrounding its Boulder, Colorado, offices, Polar Bottle has unveiled its brand new ZipStream self-sealing cap.

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Brooks celebrates 150th anniversary with beautiful bikes

Brooks England is celebrating its 150th anniversary by enlisting some of the world’s best bike builders to create various interpretations of a “Brooks Bicycle.”

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Snēk Cycling Vital Case carries phone, cash and tools

Kickstarter is often an incubator for interesting new cycling-related products. Count the new Snēk Cycling Vital Case in that category.

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Specialized launching Rider Sizing Station

Kiosk device in bike shops will provide prospective bike buyers frame size and approximate saddle height, helping streamline the bike buying process.

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