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Muc-Off Rainproof Essentials Case: Quick Review

For my uses, the cell phone, money, and card functionality makes this case an essential part of my kit now. I can pop out my cell phone easily, and I can stow money in there instead of floating it around in a sandwich baggie.

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Keepers: Silca Pista Plus Floor Pump

Classic design wasn’t compromised where it matters most with the Silca Pista Plus. The ‘guts’ of this pump are just like those of the past pumps Silca is famous for. That means that parts are available to repair this pump, when that time comes, but I know that occasional maintenance will put that day off for years- maybe over a decade.

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Tubeless Set Ups With Guitar Ted

Tubeless Set Ups With Guitar Ted – by Guitar Ted This is the post, as promised in Grannygear’s tubeless set up post, which will feature…

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Tubeless Set Ups With Grannygear

Tubeless Set Ups With Grannygear – by Grannygear Editor’s Note: Grannygear submitted this article about his tubeless set up tools and I (Guitar Ted here)…

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Robert Axle Project “Drive Thru”: Quick Review

You may have heard of the Robert Axle Project, (no! it isn’t a band!), and if you have, you know that they do axles, (duh!),…

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Smoothe Lube Chain Formulas: Long Review

Keeping a chain lubed and clean is a huge step towards an efficient and long lasting drive train. And it seems relatively straight forward to lube a chain, does it not? But the devil is in the details and many compounds that would keep a chain slippery are also an unholy mess that gets over all everything and actually attracts dirt like a magnet. That mess also gets all over you. Know what a chainring tattoo is? Inside, right calf muscle.

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Toward Better Concussion Prevention

Concussions are all too common. We try to be careful, yet all of us have lapses of attention and moments of poor judgment. We wear helmets, but standard helmets and even slip-lined helmets are only partially effective. Fortunately, fatalism and stiff upper lips are no longer our only remaining options. A new cellular-lined helmet may be far better at preventing concussion.

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Marque Cycling Tools Quick Review

None of these tools are perfect. I probably would choose differently if my job required daily usage of tools like these to make a living, but for anyone that will only be occasionally wrenching, these are great choices.

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Giant Bicycles Recon HL 1600 Light: Getting Rolling

The Recon HL 1600 is at the top of the heap in the range of Recon lights that Giant Bicycles offers. It is a “self-contained” light, in that the battery and emitter are all in one enclosure. Like many lights in this category, the internal battery is recharged via a USB cord.

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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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