Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews – by Grannygear Editor’s Note; From time to time we have done the “Quick Review” , detailing a product and giving our take on its use in one fell swoop, instead of our usual three month/three post format. In this post, we have three items which don’t really […]
Here in the Midwest, having the right gear for winter cycling is the difference between truly enjoying rides and simply suffering through them. And while some cyclists simply hide indoors when the temps take a dive, I enjoy the fresh face snow and ice add to my familiar routes. As such, I’m always on the lookout for gear that makes my winter cycling adventures more enjoyable.
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.
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 […]
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.
Chrome Cycling Gloves: Quick Review- by Grannygear I have said before that it seems a good glove might be the hardest thing to make in cycling clothing. Seemingly simple, but seldom done well, most gloves pinch or bind or squeeze or over do. Enter the simple glove. Chrome even has a simple name for them: […]
Kali Alchemy Helmet: Quick Review – by Grannygear I have to admit to a bit of snobbery when it comes to bike gear. Part of that is the amount of very fine gear that tends to come my way as a product reviewer, most of it on the higher end of things. My road helmet […]
A Quick Review of the Silca Pista Plus by Guitar Ted who says, “…I have no qualms in saying the Pista Plus is a lifetime investment…”
Park PRS-25 Team Issue Repair Stand: Quick Review- by Grannygear Editor’s Note: With the off-season upon us in many parts of North America, it might be a good time to give your gravel going steed a once over. This is always made much easier when you have a good, solid repair stand. Bonus points if […]
Wolf Tooth B-RAD Pump Bag: Quick Review- by Grannygear Sometimes you see a bike related product and you think, “I have no idea what I would do with that”. Then there are times you see a bike related product, the light bulb lights up, and you think to yourself, “I know exactly where I would […]