Safer Streets for Cyclists: How the Dutch Perceive Cycling in the US & How You Can Help Change Our Roads

At some time or another, we’ve all made a poor choice on the road, or gasped as we watched cyclists run red lights, ride across crosswalks, or take the wrong lane. I, for example, was once forced onto a sidewalk… Continue Reading →

Sealskinz Introduces HALO Overshoes at Interbike 2014 – Lighted Booties to Keep You Dry and Visible

In the midst of Interbike heaven, and next to one of the coolest waterproof sock demonstrations I’ve seen in a while–yes, it did involve a woman sloshing around in a tub full of water–I had a chance to sit down… Continue Reading →

Go Behind-the-Scenes at Jens Voigt’s Hour Record Attempt – See the Trek Bike & Get Jensie’s Take

Before Jens Voigt could tell the hour to officially shut up, he had to get all the details just right. Now you can go behind-the-scenes to watch just what went into his historic attempt at the hour record including details… Continue Reading →

Redshift Sports Introduces Quick Release Aerobars & Dual-Position Seatposts – Interbike 2014

So you’ve spent plenty of money on your road bike, got a fit for road racing, and started doing some local criteriums. But suddenly you’ve caught the triathlon bug. So what do you do? Spend more money on a time-trial… Continue Reading →

Get Yourself a Pro Cervélo – Team Garmin-Sharp Race Bikes for Sale!

How often have you watched the Tour de France, the Vuelta, or the Amgen Tour of California and drooled over all the pretty bikes the pros are riding? Well, now you could own the very same bike you’ve watched climb… Continue Reading →

Testing RaceDots: Why You Should Never Use Safety Pins Again

I’ll tell you a secret. Safety pins have always freaked me out a little. Who’s to say they won’t pop open and start sticking you whenever and wherever they feel like it? I mean, when you pin a race bib… Continue Reading →

And the Winner Is . . .

Congratulations to Stan K., the winner of my official giveaway! Stan, enjoy your brand new Gauge Drive HP with ABS Pen Gauge, courtesy of Lezyne. Watch your inbox for an email detailing how to claim your prize, and be sure to let me know how you like it. Thanks to the over 2600 people who entered the giveaway. Who'd like to see more contests in the future?
The SLO Cyclist

Watch Jens Voigt Attempt to Break the Hour Record!

Now known officially as “shut up hour,” Jens Voigt gets busy during his new retirement years by attempting to break the hour record currently held by Czech rider Ondřej Sosenka (49.700 kilometers or 30.8821 miles if Google’s calculations are correct). You… Continue Reading →

Why the Swiftwick Aspire Will Be Your New Favorite Sock – Interbike 2014

Perhaps the strangest love most cyclists have is for socks. The +1 rule applies to bikes, sure, but it always, always applies to socks. I once stood in front of the Cannondale Pro Team bus and tweeted 16 times in order… Continue Reading →

The Garmin Vivosmart Band Synchs Your Phone and Your Ride, Run, and Swim – Interbike 2014

While milling around the Garmin booth at Interbike, I mistakenly zeroed my attention toward the Edge 1000, and the spiffy, budget conscious power meters. That is, until the kind folks at Garmin reminded me of their new Vivosmart fitness band…. Continue Reading →

Exciting New Women’s Kits in the Santini SMS Anna Meares Signature Collection – Interbike 2014

Perhaps my favorite trend at Interbike 2014 was the obvious push for legitimate women’s gear. The cycling industry is working toward giving women of all skill levels quality products that incorporate the latest greatest innovations in more sizes, colors, and… Continue Reading →

Interbike 2014

Get ready for an explosion of gear reviews and favorite things I saw, tested, and will review from Interbike 2014! Just to get you stoked, you’ll hear about the latest greatest wearable power meters, kits from Santini SMS (super, super… Continue Reading →

Affordable Power Beat Power Meter and Aero Bar Edge Technology – Interbike 2014

A quick peek at two yet-to-be-released data processing gear for you. I was pretty impressed with the prototypes for Power Beat and Aero Bar Edge, which I got a chance to look over at Interbike. Both products offer you a… Continue Reading →

Speedplay Goes Walkable and Aero – Interbike Sneak Peeks

If you’re a fan of Speedplay’s pedals, but are tired of wearing down your cleats, or having to use a crowbar to remove those handy coffee caps before you clip in, get stoked for Speedplay’s new aero and walkable cleat… Continue Reading →

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