bikes

Top Bike of 2018

December 5, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Bike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…GeoOrbital, a wheel that converts your regular bike into an electric bike. Rounding out the top-3 […]

Fuoripista

September 21, 2018

Beautiful enough to be a piece of art. The Fuoripista, designed by Adriano Design and produced by Elite, is a stylish stationary bike patterned after a fighting bull. The wood, tempered glass, and polished aluminum alloy smart bike is Bluetooth compatible, connects to virtual training programs like Zwift, and has a virtual shifter and integrated power […]

OTTOLOCK

September 19, 2018

Three stainless steel layers. Four Kevlar reinforced layers. Wow. OTTOLOCK is designed to be a lightweight solution to secure your bike, kayak, or gear for a short period of time. The flexible band has a rubber-like coating that keeps it from scratching your bike and curls up into a compact 3 inch diameter, small enough […]

World Bicycle Day

May 30, 2018

Coming June 3, 2018. It’s official…the United Nations has declared June 3rd as World Bicycle Day! Approved earlier this year, June 3rd is set aside to encourage the use of this 2 wheeled mode of transport that is over 200 years old as a clean, affordable, simple, healthy way to get around. So hop on […]

Think Bike Whistler

May 24, 2018

Coming May 31, 2018. The best time on 2 wheels! Head to Think Bike Whistler for 4 days to test the latest and greatest in bikes and gear on British Columbia’s world famous terrain. There will be hundreds of high-performance bikes (cross country, all-mountain and downhill) supplied by some of the leaders of bike design and […]

Airwheel E3

May 18, 2018

E-bike in a bag?! The Airwheel E3 is a mini folding electric bike that can fit in a backpack. It has a lightweight aluminum alloy frame and a removable, rechargeable battery with a total weight of 27.6 pounds. The battery can be charged in 2.5-3.5 hours and doubles as a USB charging power bank. Reaching top speeds of […]

GeoOrbital

March 16, 2018

They reinvented the wheel! GeoOrbital is an innovative way to convert your regular bike into an electric bike. Exchange your front wheel for the GeoOrbital wheel, clip the throttle to your handlebars, and in no time at all (and with no tools either!), you’re set to go! The tire is solid foam and will never […]

Topeak Turbo Morph Digital

March 13, 2018

Pump it up! Our friends at Topeak have again shown themselves to be in tune with the needs of cyclists with their just released Turbo Morph Digital. Based on the design of their award winning Morph, they’ve swapped out the flip down, analog dial gauge for a digital one, making it much easier to accurately inflate […]

BikeBus

February 1, 2018

Wheels on wheels! BikeBus is a novel gym on wheels in Boston, Massachusetts. A seemingly ordinary city bus has been converted to an indoor cycling studio. The exercise bikes are secured to the floor of the bus as it tours past various sightseeing landmarks around the city. Cycling shoes are not necessary, but if you […]

Velosock Indoor Bike Cover

January 19, 2018

Put a sock on it! A Velosock that is! This indoor bike cover is your solution to protecting your bike and your home. Made out of a super stretchy fabric, there’s a zipper that runs the length of the top of the bike so it’s easy to put on in less than 30 seconds. The […]

Top Bike of 2017

December 5, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Bike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Topeak Aero USB 1W Combo, a set of front and back lights that are […]

Glenmorangie Original by Renovo

September 22, 2017

Savor the ride! The most recent collaboration between Renovo, the Portland company that pioneered the concept of building engineered hollow hardwood bicycle frames, and Glenmorangie, creators of the award winning Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, is a beautifully crafted bike call the Glenmorangie Original. Yes, you guessed it, the frame of this bike is made from those very same casks […]

Topeak JoeBlow Twin Turbo

September 22, 2017

Wow, this baby is big! The new JoeBlow Twin Turbo from our friends at Topeak is a significant floor pump with significant power. Those smart engineers at Topeak designed proprietary twin turbo technology to optimize your time and effort in filling those tires so you can hit the road and the trails more quickly. At […]

Elite Fly Bottle

August 4, 2017

Hydrate like the pros! The new Fly Bottles from the cycling experts at Elite are the crème de la crème, and it’s easy to see why the 2017 World Tour pro teams are using them. These 550ml bottles are hyper-lightweight at only 54 grams, and with most standard bottles weighing over 80 grams, they are reportedly the lightest […]

L’Eroica Cycling Race

July 10, 2017

Coming October 1, 2017. Cycling nostalgia at its best with L’Eroica Cycling Race. L’Eroica, meaning ‘The Heroic’ and is a race through Chianti, Italy using vintage bikes (i.e., bikes made in 1987 or earlier), wearing vintage gear. Through Tuscan villages and vineyards, this very scenic ride covers distances of 46, 75, 115, 135, or 209 km […]

GT Women’s Camp

June 9, 2017

Coming June 25, July 23, August 20, 2017. Fun on 2 wheels at the largest lift accessed bike park in North America. It’s the GT Women’s Camp held at Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Enjoy a full day of coaching by top women’s coaches along with exclusive access to new jump trails and an après session […]

Topeak Aero USB 1W Combo

June 5, 2017

See and be seen! Those expert biking folks at Topeak have done it again…their new Aero USB 1W Combo will have you ready to safely roll in no time at all. Sooo easy to install (read: no tools required) and sooo easy to use (read: nice big buttons that can be maneuvered with gloves on). […]

Rungu Juggernaut

May 19, 2017

Not your typical three-wheeler! The Rungu Juggernaut is a trike on steroids with its three fat (4.8″) tires that grant you a smooth ride on top of snow and sand. The eight speeds and disc brakes on all three wheels allow you to tackle uneven terrain with ease. It’s a hefty trike, weighing in at 56 pounds, but it’s […]

TimoLabs Corbett Mini

May 12, 2017

Music makes the world go round…so never be without the Corbett Mini! Our friends at TimoLabs have the cutest little square waterproof Bluetooth speaker that will be especially handy on those water-based TrailblazerGirl activities. There is no need to worry about this little guy because he can swim! Well, not exactly swim, he can float […]

Leaos Solar E-Bike

April 21, 2017

Not just an electric bike…it’s solar powered! The award winning Leaos Solar E-Bike is a very sleek-looking ride. The solar panels are fulling integrated into the frame of the bike and charge with direct sunlight and passive light, while you are riding and also when you are not. The display panel will indicate the battery’s power level, and if […]

Blinder MINI Niner

March 15, 2017

New products from Knog, our favorite Aussie global lighting and cycling accessories friends! The Blinder MINI Range includes 3 options: Dot (a single powerful LED), Niner (an array of 9 LEDs), and Chippy (Chips on Board technology giving a panel of light). We tested the Niner, and we’re happy to report that Knog has another winning light! […]

Slap Bag

March 15, 2017

All you need is one hand! Slap Bag, the Simple Little Accessory Pouch, is a novel carry-all for your bike that can be opened and closed with just one hand. Yes, that’s right, you no longer have to stop to unzip your backpack or fiddle with you seat/handlebar pack to get your gel pack, energy […]

Race Across America

March 15, 2017

Coming June 13, 2017. The World’s Toughest Bicycle Race. The Race Across America, or RAAM, is an iconic race in its 35th year that traverses the continent. The race start on the west coast in Oceanside, California and travels approximately 3000 miles to the east coast, finishing in Annapolis, Maryland. Here are some impressive stats: it crosses 12 […]

Lumos Helmet

March 10, 2017

Light up your head! The award winning, Lumos Helmet, is a smart helmet that is a must-have for urban commuters. It meets US and European safety standards and has 10 bright white LED lights in the front, 16 bright red LED lights in the rear, and 16 bright orange LED for turn signals. The battery […]