Tour of Flanders

Sure stage races are cool, the one day classic of spring really are my favorite to watch.   Next week its Paris Roubaix.

How to have fun, murphy style

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Here’s a photo of Andy Murphy on the starting gate yesterday, that’s right the president of the Louisville Bike club is out racing his bmx bike, you gota love it. Good for you Murph.

Fit FAF tires in all colors

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We got re-stocked on the popular Fit FAF tires today. FAF stands for fast as fu*k and that’s truly how they roll.

Turbo flash and sealed cables

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Technology only gets better and better… Planet Bike has released the new turbo superflash rear light. A 1 watt LED shines bright and far and will last 100 hours on steady mode. Next up for today’s new items are these fancy cables from Jagwire. The Ripcord derailleur cable set is a sealed system that keeps… Read more »

Rusty cables…

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Rusty cables are something you should regularly inspect your bike for. Not only do the decrease shifting performance, but they can break while out riding at any moment… a ticking timebomb. Avoid bad shifts and walking home by replacing them and the housing.

Failure’s Midwest trip feat. Sped!

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Louisville local Brian Hinkel, Joey Hill, Chad Kagy, Dan Norvell, Frog, Travis Kiesow, Jeremiah Smith, and The Beard loaded up and hit the road last year to do a Failure team roadtrip. Check the edit here to see Sped go fast even on a bad ankle. http://bmx.transworld.net/1000125132/videos/the-monday-edit-failures-midwest-road-trip/

Another Cherokee Trail Day

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The KyMBA Louisville trail team in collaboration with Olmsted Conservancy and Metro Parks kicks off another new trail at Cherokee park next weekend.  This new trail will replace a low lying connector that runs from the exit of Cochran Hill over to the grassy area at the bottom of Baringer Hill.  The current segment is… Read more »

DirtRag, dyno, and power meter hubs

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Need some new reading material? DirtRag issue 155 just showed up and it features tips for avoiding ticks, pumping pump tracks, and the hottest mountain bikes from the North American Handmade Show.   Here’s two new hubs for you to check out. First is the Schmidt Dynamo front hub or SON (Schmidt’s Original Nabendynamo) has… Read more »

Movement Tennessee trip

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I drove down to Tennessee this weekend for a Movement BMX trip. We had a great time – lots of laughs, spots, and new clips for our video. Visit the new Movement site by clicking right here.  

Fly Bikes cobra tubes…

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We got some of Fly Bikes cobra tubes in today. These fancy tubes can be put into a tire without taking the wheel off a bike. This is saving grace to the rider who gets a flat while out with no tools. They took several years to get these things right and the end result… Read more »