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Bolle’ Volt Glasses & ECO React MIPS Helmet: At The Finish

Bolle’ Volt Glasses & ECO React MIPS Helmet: At The Finish – by Grannygear Editor’s Note: The introduction to this Bolle’ review can be seen…

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Arcade Performance Stretch Belt: Quick Review

The Arcade Ranger Long belt is definitely a keeper.

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Gravel Grinder News: Wilde Fork, Showers Pass, Reynolds & More News

This week, Eurobike is happening after being muted or cancelled due to the pandemic the last two years. That means a lot of news is coming out this week.

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Bolle’ Icarus/Volt Glasses & ECO React MIPS Helmet: Getting Rolling

At Sea Otter I was able to visit the Bolle booth and look at some of the newer items they had for 2022. Here are two things we have on review.

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Sportful Spring/Summer Wear: At The Finish

I like the direction Sportful is going with their ‘Fun Focus’ and the adventure aspects of some of the items I had were right in there.

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Sportful Super Giara Puffy Short Sleeve and Hot Pack Easylight Jacket: Quick Review

During my talks with Sportful, they asked if there was anything else I wanted to try. And I thought of the times I went into my closet and reached for a lightweight jacket, not a rain piece…no, just a simple piece, almost like a vest with arms.

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Showers Pass Century CC Jacket: At The Finish

I wouldn’t go looking for anything better at this price point in rain gear. In fact, this out-performs jackets I’ve tried which cost a lot more than the Century CC does.

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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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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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Lizard Skins Glove Sampler : Quick Review

Lizard Skins was kind enough to supply a couple of the new offerings for 2021 in their cycling glove line. One pair is long fingered and one pair is short fingered and both are what I would call a light weight glove as far as warmth/fabric. I have used them for a bit now, one pair much more than the others…see below about that…and here are my thoughts.

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