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KOM Cycling Tire Levers and Sealant Injector: Quick Review

The KOM Cycling products seem to be well made and, in the shop, were a joy to use.

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Gravel Grinder News: PRO Introduces New 2020 Gravel Components & Accessories

PRO Bike Gear introduced a number of new components and accessories for gravel and all-road bikes today at the Eurobike trade show in Germany. Highlights include a new 27.2mm dropper post, new carbon handlebars and seatposts, and an off-road version of the popular Stealth saddle.

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Topeak Torque Wrenches: Quick Review

I never even thought about using a torque wrench for working on bikes until carbon happened. Then we had to worry about over-doing things and crushing expensive components. Now to be fair, using a torque wrench is good even when you are not working with carbon bits….

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Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review

Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review – by Grannygear When I was at Sea Otter I was shown the Silca Viaggio Travel floor pump.  Designed…

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Hirobel Frame Clamp: Quick Review

The Hirobel Clamp is a device developed to allow you to mount a bicycle to a repair stand without directly clamping to the bicycle with a repair stand clamp. This is beneficial when you have a bicycle with a suspension seat post, a dropper post, or a seat mast/aero seat tube design. The Hirobel Clamp is sort of like a bicycle rack for a car, with a cradle type design, and the bar of the Hirobel Clamp then is held by the repair stand.

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Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews

Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews – by Grannygear Editor’s Note; From time to time we have done the “Quick Review” , detailing a…

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Park Tool PRS-25 Team Issue Repair Stand: Quick Review

Park PRS-25 Team Issue Repair Stand: Quick Review- by Grannygear Editor’s Note: With the off-season upon us in many parts of North America, it might…

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Silca Tattico Bluetooth Mini-Pump: Second Opinion

On my rides, I often ponder the value of technology in cycling. Innovation is an oft-used word in marketing copy, but I’ve always believed that…

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Silca Phone Wallet: Quick Review

Silca Phone Wallet: Quick Review- by Grannygear I have been on the lookout for a jersey pocket sized ‘stuff’ bag…as in my stuff…for road and…

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Silca Tire Levers: Quick Review

Silca Tire Levers: Quick Review- by Grannygear Silca raises the bar on a simple but necessary tool. From the Silca website: Ultra-Premium Levers Optimized for…

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