Category: The Blog

CHRIS KING R45 HUB

chris king pink hubs

Chris King’s R45 is known as one of the nicest hubs available and they now offer them in several matte colors including the pink pictured. A newly designed hubshell and new 17 mm axles are just the beginning. That’s 17 mm from dropout to dropout, resisting deflection during cornering or when the power is full… Read more »

NEW A2 MIPS COLORS FROM TROY LEE!

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Troy Lee’s A2 has become a popular seller here at the shop thanks to a comfy fit and keeping your head cool on the hot days. This tried and true lid now comes in some new color options! The A2 combines EPP (for slow speed impacts) and EPS (for high speed impacts) in one sleek… Read more »

MAVIC OPEN PRO RIMS

mavic open pro

When it comes to road cycling it doesn’t get much classier than Mavic’s open pro road rim. It has gained the trust of wheel builders around the world since it’s inception in 1986. Mavic have given the open pro a bit of a facelift recently. The familiar spoke eyelets and welded seam help maintain their… Read more »

SURLY TROLL

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Off-road touring can be a zesty enterprise, but it’s not without its perils. Bicycles are simple machines that are extremely efficient, but all simple machines carry along with them the chance of breaking down. This efficiency can get you in trouble if your bike decides to break down far away from the comforts of your… Read more »

KRYPTONITE NEW YORK FAHGETTABOUDIT LOCK

kryptonite new york

Looking for the ultimate in bicycle theft protection for that favorite ride of yours? Kyptonite’s Fahgettaboudit lock is hands down the most popular u-lock of all time. It has long been a favorite of bike messengers and commuters in some of the most heavily populated, high theft cities. 18mm hardened max-performance steel shackle resists bolt… Read more »

SCOTT TRAIL 20 JERSEY

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Scott’s trail jersey was designed to keep your skin dry and comfortable thanks to an antibacterial treatment applied to the fabric, as well as some mesh inserts for perfect ventilation. On top of that, a microfleece lens cleaning fabric is integrated in the pocket to make sure that you can wipe your sunnies or goggles… Read more »

NOX FARLOW CARBON FIBER RIMS

nox farlow rim

“Is this really a trail?” … words often heard on the descent down Farlow Gap in the Pisgah National Forest. This trail resembles a creek bed more often than singletrack, and those loose rocks and entagled roots are just the type of riding the Farlow rim was designed for. The design goals of the Farlow… Read more »

DONNELLY LAS CROSS TIRE

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LAS is the airport code for Las Vegas, Nevada, the original home of the world famous Cross Vegas cyclocross race. This mostly grass course required the fastest tire a racer could use and the LAS delivered.The diamond-file tread at the tire center offers extremely low rolling resistance for flat-out speed. However, if you take a… Read more »

TROY LEE DESIGNS SKYLINE AIR SHORTS

troylee skyline air shorts

The search is over, these may very well be the best mountain bike shorts on the planet! Not too baggy, extremely breathable, just the right length, and they don’t slip down on your bibs. TLD’s go-to kit for warm climates the Skyline Air shorts are just as impressive, along with the durable mesh panels on… Read more »

KONA PROCESS 153 29

kona process 153 29

It’s nice having that one bike you can just grab and go with no worries about how it will handle on the climb or descent. Kona built the Process 153 29 to be affordable and handle everything a trail can throw at it so you can spend more time having fun and no time worrying… Read more »