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The All New Spooky From Sockguy

by editors on October 4, 2016

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It’s October so that means Sockguy has their latest version of their annual spooky socks up on the website for a limited time. What better way to sock out Spookycross? To grab a couple pairs, click the link.

[Link: Sockguy]

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Bikes vs. Cars Now On Netflix

by editors on May 18, 2016

Watching Bikes vs. Cars has given us a much better understanding of the reasons for the drama we all face every single day as we try to do something as simple as riding our bikes. One of the best cycling documentaries every made, Bikes vs. Cars is now available on Netflix. Search for it, watch it, and then share it with everyone you know.

[Link: Bikes vs. Cars]

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Bike To The Five Boroughs On May Day

by editors on April 29, 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to ride a bike through the streets of New York City, then the 39th Annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour Presented by REI on May 1, 2016 just might be the day. Here’s why:

On the morning of May 1st, 32,000 cyclists from every state in the nation and dozens of countries around the world will come together in lower Manhattan in support of Bike New York’s free bike education programs. From there, they will ride 40 miles through the five boroughs of New York City on car-free streets, which will include the FDR Drive, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, and the Queensboro and Verrazano-Narrows Bridges.

Sound like something you’re into? Follow the jump for all the details.

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The Pure Fix No-See-Stand

by editors on April 1, 2016

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Tired of using rocks, sticks, and trash to prop your bike up for those perfect Instagram moments only to have to spend hours Photoshopping them out later? Pure Fix bicycles announces today (April 1, 2016) their all new No-See-Stand using “clear-shadow technology.” The invisible kickstand holds you bike up perfectly and delivers “Instagram gold” every time. The stand is being offered today for the introductory price of $12.99. Click the link for more info.

[Link: Pure Fix]

 

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The Abus Brooklyn Chain Is On Lock

by editors on March 15, 2016

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We don’t ever leave our bikes out where they can be molested, but if we did this Abus Brooklyn Chain would probably do the job (even if it is heavier than our road bike). The set-up features the following:

  • Open 10mm/120 cm hardened steel loop chain
  • Fabric sleeve prevents damage to frame and paint job
  • 80/TI50 TITALIUM™ Padlock features a solid lock body made from TITALIUM&trade aluminum alloy offering higher security at a super light weight
  • Hardened steel shackle with NANO PROTECT™ coating
  • High precision 6 pin key cylinder
  • Two keys supplied with lock

For more info, click the link.

[Link: Abus]

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WTB Becomes WTF

by editors on April 1, 2014

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April 1, 2014 — The latest from Mill Valley, Calfiornia is that Wilderness Trail Bikes and its urban counterpart, Freedom have joined together to be rebranded as Wilderness Trail & Freedom, or WTF.

“We’ve asked for WTF for quite some time now,” elaborated Justin Kirkwood, WTF’s creative director. “The ThickSlick tire’s overwhelming success is irrefutable. Now under one roof, WTF will offer a staggering portfolio. From 16 versions of the WTF ThickSlick to 11 different WTF Vigilantes spanning 26, 27.5, and 29”, WTF has augmented its reach. The future is bright for WTF.”

What the freedom? For the official word from WTF, follow the jump. (We’re just glad people still have the energy to create this stuff. April 1st used to be our favorite day in publishing. . . ) [click to continue…]

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Pure Fix Goes Spokeless With Nikola

by editors on April 1, 2014

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Spokes are for suckers! They add weight, increase drag, and transmit harsh road bumps up to the rider, but for years they’ve been the only way to keep your hubs attached to your wheels. Until now.

Thanks to dynamo-hub powered electromagnets, neodymium rim inserts, and some engineering magic, the Nikola makes spokes a thing of the past. At low speeds, the magnetic field generated keeps the rims stable and allows some wiggle-room to absorb road shock (imagine invisible magnetic shocks and you’ll get a sense of how cool it is), at higher speeds the stronger field keeps your rims stiff so you don’t lose any energy to flexing like on a standard spoked wheel. This is basically the coolest thing you’re going to see all year. 1 part mag-lev train, 1 part urban-assault bicycle, 100% Pure.

We think April 1 is our favorite day of the year.

[Link: Pure Fix]

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Pure Fix Cycles New The Coolidge

by editors on March 18, 2014

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Here’s a new fixie from the crew at Pure Fix. It’s called The Coolidge.

The Coolidge features a 4130 chromoly frame which makes for a ride that is light and highly durable while the 700x25c Thickslick tires allow riders to satisfy their need for speed as safely and comfortably as possible. Additionally, the bike is equipped with wrapped drop bars and 700C, 30mm wheel set featuring sealed bearing hubs and a machined braking surface. Like the high-quality performance of all the Pure Fix Cycles bicycles, The Coolidge is as pleasing aesthetically as it is physically. The unique combination of a raked chrome fork and polished silver quill stem and seat make this cutting edge bike look as great as it rides. With a unique combination of innovative design and classic style, The Coolidge by Pure Fix Cycles has elevated biking in every aspect.

For more info, click the link.

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The Tool For Brooklyn Biker Tools

by editors on March 10, 2014

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Full Windsor says The Nutter Cycle Multi Tool has. . .

. . . all the essentials for fixing your most common bike headaches. The Nutter combines all the tools you need when out riding into one simple unit. Its unique design and distinctive form turns the tool into a handle, giving you more leverage than other multi tools on the market. The tool weighs just 110g or 3.9oz.

And they’re probably right. But look how pretty this tool is? Wouldn’t it look nice strapped to the bars of your fendered, Brooks saddled city bike? Of course it would. And it costs only £39.99. Leather pouch included.

[Link: Full Windsor]

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Chrome Truk Pro Stealth SPD Shoe

by editors on September 4, 2013

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Seems like half the MTBers in the world want to dress like they just walked out of a college English class: cords, nice shirt, and shoes that don’t even hint that they might be used for cycling (the horror). Chrome Industries, makers of some of the finest messenger bags and back packs has what might be the perfect shoe for closeted cyclists. The shoes are called the Truk Pro.

The Truk Pro is the latest and most innovative City SPD we make. It’s made to be worn all day, every day and features our new Flexplate™ technology for uncompromised pedal performance and walking comfort. Whether you’re a messenger running up flights of stairs and charging through traffic, or a committed commuter on your daily grind, our City SPDs are made to work on and off the bike.

Hey, and pretty much anything is better than riding flat pedals, right? The Truk Pro’s features their “dual density FlexPlate Technology” are for sale in the Chrome online store right now for $95.00. Check ’em.

[Link: Chrome]

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