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Niner Announces New Bolt-On Bags for their Gravel Bikes If you've got a 2020 RLT 9 or MCR 9 Niner gravel bike and are looking for some integrated bag options for longer rides, then check out their new bolt-on bags, designed to specifically fit their new model gravel bikes. Included in this product drop are a one-size "bento" top tube bag and a front triangle bag, which is available in five sizes.
Need Reading Material? Bicycle Quarterly Has an 8-Pack of Mags For Ya! With everyone being forced indoors, I've noticed a lot of traffic going to our older articles, as far back as 2010! I'm sure we're not alone over here when I say people seem hungry to read about bikes and rides. For this very reason, Bicycle Quarterly has offered up a killer deal.
FIRST LOOK: Fast Pier Seeker Frame The famous Teppei aka NASTY made some big moves and started his own 700c frame company called FAST PIER. They just released their Seeker 700c frame. From what…
Malayali's revolutionary tech: An electric bike with gear Dr Jino Joy Thomas has travelled through a path that no one has taken until now; he can be credited with discovering a technology that could convert a traditional internal combustion engine into an electric one. Electric bike with a gear. Usually, electric scooters have a battery pack and a motor.
Niner Bikes: Ghost Towns & Gravel, Ep. 2 - Exploring Manhattan, Nevada Niner continues its jaunt into the lesser-known regions of Nevada, the state with the most public land in the lower 48, and plenty of gravel roads to boot! Here's episode two, which looks at Manhattan, Nevada.
Know Your Fixie Lingo Part 2 Part 2 of the Fixie Lingo Rundown series: THE GREY AREA! Mostly discussing terms for Track bike / FGFS crossover tricks. Hopefully…
Apart Together: Cycling's Mental Health Benefits - Aventon Cycling's Physical and Mental Benefits.
US Bike Shops in a Time of COVID-19 Search With bike shops for the moment being listed as essential services, many shops across the US have remained open. Chris King and Portland Design Works have joined forces to make this interactive map, which shows you what shops are open in what states and cities across the US.
What's a fixed-gear bike good for? Should you buy a fixie? Traditionally, a fixie was the quintessential winter bike, for two reasons. You're always pedalling if you're riding a fixed-wheel bike, so the theory goes that you have to work all the time - no freewheeling means no slacking. Riding a fixie means you make the most of your limited winter riding time.
Commentary: Pro Zwift racing has arrived. Here's why I intend to watch Live bicycle racing is returning to the calendar this Sunday. There's one caveat - it's a virtual race on Zwift. Sunday's Yorkshire Grand Prix pro/am women's race is the first of six Zwift Classics, an invite-only series that feature pro riders racing to win.
Another 100 Adventure Films to Stream for Free From desert treks to kayak expeditions, from Himalayan summits to the North Pole, this collection of 100 films, both classic and contemporary, offers something for everyone. Chasing the Sublime: What drives us to get too cold and too tired, to battle with fear, in the name of adventure?
Anchorage GRIT: Girls Riding Into Tomorrow – Rugile Kaladyte & Lael Wilcox Traveling by bike is inspiring and stimulating. From the saddle, you have time to think and dream. It's dynamic. Pushing the pedals pumps blood. You breathe more air. you are enveloped in nature. There is so much to experience and interpret.
Shred Girls Debuts Book 2: Ali's Rocky Ride with a Pre-Order Writer Molly Hurford is pleased to announce the second book in her Shred Girls series titled "Ali's Rocky Ride", illustrated by Violet Lemay. Here's a synopsis of this second book in the series:. "In the follow-up to LINDSAY'S JOYRIDE, the Shred Girls reunite at Ali's home for a mountain-biking training trip that builds up to an elite competition!
Wheel Talk - Bike Life at Oakland's "Town Park" Whole lotta gang shit going down in the latest Wheel Talk production!
Foad Question Time Watch Jackson answer some questions!
Why Cycles is Having a Huge Sale on their Titanium Bikes! So big that this Pure Road frame, which usually retails for $2,600 is now on sale for $1,300. That's half off. The sale applies to complete bikes as well, which have thousands off. Don't miss out on this opportunity to add titanium to your bike stable, and to help out a small brand keep their lights on during these hard times.
The Radavist 2020 Calendar: April This is the third layout of the Radavist 2020 Calendar, entitled "Shell Ridge" shot with a Olympus Stylus 35mm film camera in Walnut Creek, CA. "April's calendar photo features the cover shot from today's gallery, captured by Bram De Martelaere.
Into ‘Im, Chile Prior to the pandemic, Santa Cruz Bicycles sent Josh “Loosedog” Lewis, Iago Garay, Mitch Ropelato and Romain Paulhan down to Chile to find dusty, loose, and rugged trails. This video is the result and is highly worth your time to watch!
Race Face Vault Hubs Add Microspline Cassette Body Option If you have one of Race Face's Vault hubs on a wheelset and have been eyeing Shimano's 12-speed system, then today is your day. Race Face announced Microspline cassette bodies for their Vault hubs. You can either buy the body for $95 or choose it as an option on your new hubs.
DZR S240 Clipless Touring Boots DZR, makers of casual clipless sneakers, just announced the S240 touring boots. These boots offer ankle support, added warmth, and a different look from the brand. The S240 come in mustard and navy, retail for $149, and are in stock now at DZR Shoes.
All April Fools’ moments since MINI re-launched in 2002 - Total Motorcycle MINI USA Recaps Some of its Best and Slightly Irreverent April Fools' Moments to add a bit of Brightness to the Day. eval;. Woodcliff Lake, N.J., April 1, 2020.
One Day In The Bay With Rivendell on Black and White 35mm This happened before the Covid-19 outbreak. I am a team manager / photographer for Deluxe, a skateboard company out of SF. It's always a trip to say it out loud or write it down on paper but I have my dream job. The posters and stickers that adorned my childhood bedroom walls came from the very place that I commute to every morning.
Aero road helmets: 9 of the best tested on the road and in the wind tunnel We tested the helmets in both Lanzarote and Somerset; in the latter it became clear that aero road helmets also offer respite from off-season chills, proving that an aero road lid isn’t just for race day.
Starling Cycles Brings Front Triangle Production Back to the UK Starling Cycles has been busy ramping up for the 2020 production year. When John bought his Murmur, there were two options: made in the UK front triangle or the made in Taiwan complete bike, aka the Factory Murmur. Joe from Starling decided to switch back to a made in UK front triangle for 2020, for various reasons which he outlines in this video.
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