On the Cheap Reviews Pt.2.–Rock Out With Your Rock Hawk Out

As a lover of all things two wheeled and pedal powered (a bike-sexual if you will), I’ve been spending more and more time in the dirt than on the road. Since mountain bikes and mountain bike parts have become increasingly more technologically advanced and…

Gevenalle Derailleurs for your CX bike

Gevenalle is based in Portland, Oregon and they love cyclocross. ┬áNow they’ve got two derailleurs to complement their CX shifters. The aptly named BURD (Blatantly Upgraded and Rebranded Derailleur) duo is an affordable option for those that need a workhorse in the mud, sand,…

How its Made: Campagnolo Bicycle Chain

An interesting process with what looks like a lot of quality control. I suppose there is a reason my Campagnolo chains outlast anything else I’ve ridden.

Brooks Climax Saddle

“Sways with every thrust, giving greater reach and power to the rider.” The Brooks Climax saddle from the 1800s was the first saddle to use a cut-out to relieve pressure on those sensitive areas. There are still many opinions about whether or not this…

Brooks C17: Vegan Saddle

Vegans rejoice! (Hey Greg, shouldn’t you be posting this instead of me?) Brooks is soon to be releasing its new C17 saddle (The Cambium). It is reportedly made from a uniquely flexible natural rubber and organic cotton top, enhanced by a thin layer of…

Solid Disc Brake Rotors for Cyclocross

Spotted these prototype solid disc brake rotors for extra muddy and gritty cyclocross applications over at cxmagazine.com. They were designed to give pro rider Ryan Trebon the advantage in the harsh conditions of the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. I can also see them being…