Posted in Components Quick Review Reviews

Astral O.N.S. Seatpost : Quick Review

Okay, so having an emergency kit- is this an idea for you? That’s the number one question to answer here, in my opinion. I think that answer is “Yes” for some riders, but with some qualifications.

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Astral Handle Bar Bag: Quick Review

“…the Astral handle bar bag is really quite good. It is easy to get into and is a very useful size.”

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Posted in Accessories Reviews Sealants

WTB Sealant: At The Finish

So, once again I see a sealant product with great initial set up traits, longevity in terms of use, but with a question mark in terms of its tire sealing capabilities.

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Posted in Components Reviews Seat Post

Redshift Sports ShockStop Pro Seat Post: Getting Rolling

Redshift Sports could have kept on doing what they were doing and could have considered the ShockStop Seat Post a success, but they didn’t. They went straight away in to finding ways to improve upon the idea ….

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Posted in Components Reviews Tires

WTB Vulpine Tires: At The Finish

This tire is kind of an oddball in WTB’s line up. The other SG2 cut protected tires I’ve tried are good, but this Vulpine is so much nicer riding

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Bontrager Circuit WaveCel Helmet: Quick Review

The Bontrager Circuit WaveCel helmet is a lighter, sleeker offering with the added protection that the WaveCel liner affords a rider.

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Posted in Accessories Reviews Sealants

Finish Line FiberLink Sealant: At The Finish

Okay, so FiberLink seems to have an impressive lifespan, it seems to have a pretty good ability to clog a sealant injector nozzle, so I assume a good performance in the field, and it seals up tire casings quite nicely. But, is it a better choice than the most popular brands?

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GORE C5 GTX Thermo Jacket: Quick Review

What don’t I like? It’s black and that scares me a bit for daytime use on trafficked roads although it sure looks good. And at my age, I need all the sexy I can get. But not DEAD sexy.

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Posted in Accessories Bags Handle Bar Accessories Quick Review Reviews

Lead Out Bags: Quick Review

A hundy gets you a couple of bags from a small US company looking to make a dent in the industry, seemingly off to a good start.

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Posted in Components Reviews Tires

Kenda Alluvium Pro Tires: At The Finish

But I really would like to try these with a good sprinkling of ‘pixie dust’ on them. A dust that would allow the tire to give me a more compliant ride across all conditions.

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