I would suggest this as a very good but not terribly exceptional outer shell…. I would have expected a much nicer pad in the bibs, and a structure that didn’t put a seam in an area where the body articulates during pedaling.
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WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The 650B tire range from WTB’s Road Plus line is now complete with the release of the Venture. We just finished up with the aggressive Sendero model and we have tested both the Byway and Horizon in the past. Perhaps no other tire in […]
Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Wheels make the bicycle go and great wheels make that experience a lot better for any rider. There is no question that the Enve G23 wheels are helping make cycling a greater experience, or that they are enhancing performance. They do that in spades. You can […]
Fyxation Sparta QR: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted A couple of weeks ago we reported about a new release from Fyxation. The two models in the Sparta fork range are the FCR and the QR. The full carbon, through axle version is the FCR and we decided to ask about the QR, (quick release) version […]
The Northwave extreme GTX 2 XCM shoes were some of the best of its class that I have tried, perhaps the best. The good far outweighed the concerning points and I can see no problems using these through several seasons of “transitional” or even mild winter use.
Bike Iowa Pogie Lites: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Cold weather cycling has produced some amazing accessories and components over the last 20 years. One of these accessories is an item not originally intended for cycling. Pogies were originally developed for paddling sports, but they are generally associated with cycling now days. If you care […]
Breezer Inversion Team: Checkpoint- by Grannygear Now that I had the Breezer Inversion Team out of the box and had gotten it weighed and photographed, it was time to get it to fit me. This bike came out of the early demo fleet, so it is not a surprise that it came with a stem […]
“I really like this Donnelly MSO Xplor and it will stay in my garage as a keeper for those days where the ride calls for ‘more’. ” – Grannygear
They cost $70.00. Each. Yes. That is a buck and a half for two water bottle cages. I know, I know. But the sexy-factor calls to me in a siren song of silky Ti goodness. On my Lynskey frame it is just flat out wicked cool looking, if that can even be applied to a bottle cage bolted to a bike.
WTB Sendero 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The WTB Sendero tires, the latest in WTB’s line of Road Plus offerings, has been thoroughly tested and now it comes time to render a final verdict on this aggressively treaded tire. Our last update on this review included a look from our […]