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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Norco is a Canadian brand that is well established in the mountain biking world (which is natural given their home location of North Vancouver) and their road and cross offerings are quite popular as well. They have sponsored high level road teams north of the border for several years including...
  2. Components, Wrenching
    Feedback Sports had quite a few new products on display at Interbike this year. They have a new pivoting bike rack that holds the bikes vertically and maximizes space by allowing you to swing the bikes closer to the wall. The Pro Truing Stand gets some nice updates. The Velo Column is a nice...
  3. Components, Wrenching
    UPDATE: New video and photos added! In this video, Steve McCallion (President of Chrome Industries) shows us the highlights of three of their initiatives for the coming year. First up is their forged rubber process used on their Truk shoes. Knurled welding produces waterproof bags for your...
  4. Components, Wrenching
    If you've made it this far, we are assuming you understand the basics of outfitting yourself for cyclocross season. You need a 'cross bike, a skinsuit, some warm gloves, a helmet, and most important of all, a willingness to suffer like a malnourished stray dog in a third world country for 45...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Lust, according to dictionary definition, is an emotion or feeling of intense desire that comes from deep inside the body. Lust can take many forms. Lust for knowledge. Lust for power. Lust for riches. Lust for sex. And, of course, lust for bikes… beautiful, shiny, fast, sleek bikes...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    One of the most intriguing products I found at Interbike is a crash detection and alert system from a company called ice. (pronounced "ice-dot"). ice. was on display at the POC booth at the Outdoor Demo, but the device will fit any brand of helmet. The ice. sensor detects the forces your...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    One of the coolest booths at Interbike was the LeMond Bicycles booth. Hanging on the huge back wall were 3 bikes with huge banners of Greg LeMond behind each one. The Combine, Team Z and Team ADR each represent one of LeMond's tour wins. For now, there is only one frame being made in 3...
  8. Components, Wrenching
    Full credit to Tom Ritchey. Of all the legacy brands in the cycling world, his is among the most authentic. While many of Ritchey's peers long-ago settled for hood-ornament status, Ritchey remains truly involved in his company's product offerings. Mostly that means he rides - a lot. Somewhere in...
  9. Components, Wrenching
    Let's start with news from the professional ranks. Unless the gang from POC are playing possum, next year expect the crew from the Garmin-Sharp WorldTour team to be sporting the new POC Octal road and aero helmets. Why else would the Swedish company color one of its new helmets with the exact...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    From fixies to commuters to street mountain bikes to e-bikes, the "urban cycling" moniker covers a wide swath of riding formats and product. And while some chose to debase one faction or the other, we think the criticism is misplaced. At the end of the day we're all on bikes and love riding, so...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Welcome to the RoadBikeReview.com Interbike 2013 Live Blog coming to you from Las Vegas, Nevada. It's day 5 of North America's biggest bicycling industry trade show. All this week we'll be bringing you photos and info on the latest road bikes, gear, apparel and new technology. The newest...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Welcome to the RoadBikeReview.com Interbike 2013 Live Blog coming to you from Las Vegas, Nevada. It's day 4 of North America's biggest bicycling industry trade show. All this week we'll be bringing you photos and info on the latest road bikes, gear, apparel and new technology. The newest...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    By necessity, the bikes used in rental bike share programs require a sturdy, somewhat portly build-level. Canadian manufacturer Devinci is one of the biggest suppliers of such bikes for programs including Bixi-a word morph of bike and taxi-as well as similar programs in the US and Europe. At...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="800" height="450"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUMH7SaoFX4 Aaron Barker from Voler shows us their Black Label and Full Custom apparel lines. Located in Grover Beach, CA, Voler apparel is handcrafted in the USA. Voler's Black Label line jersey features a clean finish hem on...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Getting a feel for the personality and personalities of the bike industry doesn't take long at a show like Interbike. We thought we'd give you a glimpse by taking you for a stroll through the aisles... The Future's So Bright: Just a days after we compared the DeLorean DMC-12 to the new Merlin...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Welcome to the RoadBikeReview.com Interbike 2013 Live Blog coming to you from Las Vegas, Nevada. It's day 3 of North America's biggest bicycling industry trade show. All this week we'll be bringing you photos and info on the latest road bike gear, apparel and new technology. The newest updates...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    Tire maker Continental debuted a bevy of new road tires-including colorful and budget-minded options-as well as some re-sized versions of their top mountain bike meats at Interbike's Outdoor Demo just east of Las Vegas. Tires are great and all, but we were stoked to see Conti tech rep and...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    TRP is a brake company that offers some great choices if you are in the market for disc brakes on your road bike. The HY/RD model is an open hydraulic system that is compatible with all current existing cable actuated levers. The HY/RD has the following features: True 'plug-and-play'...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    Welcome to the RoadBikeReview.com Interbike 2013 Live Blog coming to you from Las Vegas, Nevada. It's day 2 of North America's biggest bicycling industry trade show. All this week we'll be bringing you photos and info on the latest road bike gear, apparel and new technology. The newest updates...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Last year's interbike trade show served as Stages Cycling's debut. Returning to interbike in the brand's sophomore year, Stages will offer three new models: Shimano Ultegra 6800, plus two FSA models covering both the MegaExo and BB30 bottom bracket standards. The new Ultegra 6800 model will be...
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