Ribble Cycles Launches R872 Affordable Carbon Racing Bike

5 June, 2017 Bek

Read this article at the V.I.C. Club, but with a sweet discount code included to get yourself $65 in FREE accessories from Ribble Cycles’ online store. RIBBLE CYCLES TWEAKS R872 ROAD RACING BIKE Ribble Cycles’ best-selling racing model gets even more competitive with some impressive improvements in stiffness to weight. And the […]

Adventures In Bike Land – We Weigh Our Way Through Interbike 2016

22 September, 2016 Bek

If you’re wondering what we’re checking out at Interbike, wonder no longer because the Official SLO Cyclist Scale is weighing his way through the biggest bike show in the US. Here where the aisles are big and the opportunities for weigh-ins are plentiful, check out the stops we’re making: gram […]

How to Roll a Bike Tube

30 June, 2015 Bek

Nate: “I’ve been trying to get a couple of tubes into my flat kit, but I can’t seem to get the air out of them enough to get them small. How do I roll a bike tube properly?” This is an often overlooked topic. Plenty of cyclists think it’s a […]

How to Clean Your Drivetrain – Comprehensive Bike Maintenance

26 February, 2015 Bek

In this second article on drivetrain maintenance, you’ll learn just how to give your bike the deep clean it needs to keep you hammering the hills in style. In case you notice a difference in voice, Lance from the CycleButtCrack blog (yep, seller of “cheeky” jerseys) approached us about appearing as […]

How to Clean Your Drivetrain – Quick Bike Maintenance

25 February, 2015 Bek

Over the next two articles, you’ll find out just how easy it is to perform a quick clean-up of your bike’s drivetrain, and, later, a full-on, deep clean of said drivetrain. In case you notice a difference in voice, Lance from the CycleButtCrack blog (yep, seller of “cheeky” jerseys) approached us […]

What Are Tubeless Road Tires?

13 January, 2015 Bek

Ryan: “I was riding with my buddy, and he said he doesn’t use tubes in his wheels. So what the heck is a tubeless tire, and why doesn’t he need tubes?” Great question, Ryan. Lately, there’s been plenty of debate on the pros and cons of tubeless tires. But I’ll […]

Interbike 2014

13 September, 2014 Bek

Get ready for an explosion of gear reviews and favorite things I saw, tested, and will review from Interbike 2014! Just to get you stoked, you’ll hear about the latest greatest wearable power meters, kits from Santini SMS (super, super cool), waterproof socks and booties from SealSkinz (they had a […]

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