Gear Review: Betabrand Bike to Work Britches

Is that a reflector in your pants or are you just happy to see me? See what our resident Angry Singlespeeder thinks of Betabrand’s new Bike to Work Britches.    Read More »

Gear Review: Lauf Trail Racer 29 fork

Lauf’s 990-gram, leaf-spring Trail Racer 29 suspension fork challenges the status quo and—at 60mm-travel—comes up a little short. But that’s not the fork’s only issue. Our Kurt Gensheimer takes a close look at this Icelandic oddity.   Read More »

runtastic Announces Contest to Gear up for Summer

runtastic (makers of the MountainBike PRO app) are holding a contest for bikers, runners and hikers. Draw the Most Creative Shapes on Their Workouts between Today and June 21 Eligible for Cool Prizes. SAN FRANCISCO - Are you a fitness enthusiast with creative flair? runtastic, a leading provider ...    Read More »

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chain getting caught in 1st (1st gear) chainring, locks pedals up

okay i really need help, it has gone to the lbs twice this week and it is still happening first the basics: lbs used is the number one or number 2 bike shop in sacramento so they do have a good rep. basic tune up from lbs (this week) x9 rear derailleur installed new chain installed in febr ... Read More »

Chain getting jammed up on big gear shifting

Hi all, Due to budget, working with all alivio components (stock) for now. I have a problem when shifting from the front middle to front small gear while traveling up a slight incline. What happens is, every now and then, the chain will drop down to the smallest gear in front, but when the gear c ... Read More »

Switching to a 2 x 9 set up.. Question on gear selection

I am looking to change to a 2 x 9 set up but can't justify the new dedicated cranks. I found and ordered a 26/38 gear combo from CRC in UK. These will replace the current 22/32/44 on my cranks now. What are your thoughts on running a 26/38 front with 11-34rear on 26 inch wheels? Most of my ridin ... Read More »

When someone shows up with different gear...

When someone shows up with different gear... - is it a newbie who has no clue? - his other gear is broken? - he is good and does it on purpose? A while ago I announced my intention to do a relaxed evening ride, on a local forum. We ended up as a group of 8 on a pretty wide variety of bikes. ... Read More »

Gear up bike tree HD

Anyone used this bike stand? [url]http://www.amazon.com/Gear-Up-Bike-Tree-HD/dp/B0001H27C6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1258595399&sr=1-1[/url] It seems perfect for my apartment to store the bikes on and do some light maintenance.Read More »

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