Bike Reviews

2012 Mongoose Legion BMX Bike


2012 mongoose legion bmx bike   2012 Mongoose Legion BMX Bike

For 2012, Mongoose Bikes has upgraded their already high-quality BMX bikes, such as the Legion. With its 20.75in chromo frame, chromoly forks, and cranks, this top-quality BMX bike offers a very low weight while maximizing its performance.

Built by an established BMX bike manufacturer, the Legion performs better than other top-of-the-line BMX bikes, thanks to its carefully selected chromo parts as well as the parts from leading brands, such as Sun and Odyssey.

Aside from its enhanced combination of specs, the < 2012 Mongoose Legion BMX Bike also comes back in smooth black paintwork. BMX riders, beginners and high-level pros alike, will surely benefit from this bike’s amazing versatility, durability, and strength. zp8497586rq...

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Rapha + Paul Smith Special Edition Giro-inspired Jersey

rapha paul smith on special edition giro inspired jersey   Rapha + Paul Smith Special Edition Giro inspired Jersey

With the Giro d’Italia right around the corner, Rapha and designer Paul Smith whipped up a jersey overflowing with Italian influence.

Rapha elected its City Riding Jersey to be Paul Smith’s canvas. Featuring merino-hybrid technical fabric, the jersey comes in a subtle pink color with traces of Paul Smith throughout it, such as the Paul Smith rabbit sported on the left sleeve, and translucent language on the front of the garment.

The bike jersey carries all the traditional elements it should, too. It features a slim fit, reflective detailing and rear pockets. The fabric technology used by Rapha allows for a breathable, sweat-wicking experience.

Sizes range from X-Small to XX-Large. Get them while you can. MSRP $160.00

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Sporty Supaheroe Cycling Jacket

sporty supaheroe cycling jacket   Sporty Supaheroe Cycling Jacket

Commuters, feast your eyes on this: It’s called the Sporty Supahero, a cycling jacket geared for low-lighting commutes, along with the capability of using it with a smartphone. Just how you might ask?

Wolfgang Langeder and Fraunhofer IZM designed the jacket with some high-tech qualities. Breathable, water resistant fabric was used in the making of this innovative garment. Powering the Sporty Supaheroe’s lighting system is a flexible 64 RGB-LED made up of stretchable circuits. That’s not it. What sets this cycling jacket apart form the rest is it’s ability to sync with a smartphone. The jacket can let its wearer know when there is an incoming call. Integrated sensors are also used in tandem with a smartphone to record body movement along with speed, location and more.

Check out the video below to see the Sporty Supaheroe Cycling Jacket at work.

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Coyle Wooden Bike Helmets by Dan Coyle

coyle wooden bike helmets by dan coyle   Coyle Wooden Bike Helmets by Dan Coyle

Latest to be made from wood for the trendy cyclist is a collection of bicycle helmets worth a closer look. Dan Coyle is the man behind the magic. His wooden bike helmets come in an assortment of woods to meet the needs of all riders.

Coyle Wooden Bike Helmets, as they are known by, are unique, safe and stylish. Each helmet takes on its own natural, wood grain patterns, making one different than the next. As with your traditional helmet, this collection went through all the necessary tests to prove its protective qualities. After all, what good is a helmet if it doesn’t protect its user? In addition, cork is used in place of EPS foam on some of them. If style-points are what’s desired, the helmets come with several. They also make a great addition to a growing-in-popularity wooden bike.

Prices depends on your choice of wood and protective lining, along…

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2013 Giant Anthem X Advanced 29er 2 Mountain Bike

2013 giant anthem x advanced 29er 2 mountain bike   2013 Giant Anthem X Advanced 29er 2 Mountain Bike

After showing you the Advanced 29er 0, Advanced 29er 0 Womens and Advanced 29er 1 we have the last bike that was on display by Giant at the Sea Otter Classic, the 2013 Anthem X Advanced 29er 2.

The 2013 Giant Anthem X Advanced 29er is your mid level bike from the series, reasonably priced at $3300, especially with the component specs.

Some of the highlights on the 2013 Anthem X Advanced 29er 2 is the carbon frame, Maestro suspension, Rock Shox Reba RL fork, Rock Shox Monarch RT shock plus Sram X5 and X7 drivetrain.

Check your local Giant retailer at the end of the month for the release.

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Velo Chic Collapsible Electric Bike for Women by Raymon Hung

velo chic collapsible electric bike for women by raymon hung   Velo Chic Collapsible Electric Bike for Women by Raymon Hung

For 2012, Raymon Hung has designed something new for female urban riders, the new Velo Chic Collapsible Electric Bike. Designed with active women in mind, this practical and clean electric bike is made to be used in the city on a daily basis.

While space-conscious, the Velo Chic is loaded with several integrated components, which include the detachable storage space and shaft drive, as well as a bike lock and lights. Also integrated in the seat tube is a hidden electric power assist system.

Not only is the Velo Chic a lightweight and easy-to-use collapsible …

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2013 Shimano Zee Group Set

2013 shimano zee group set   2013 Shimano Zee Group Set

Young entry-level gravity riders have something new for 2013, the Shimano Zee Group Set, which has been introduced as Saint’s little brother. This new groupset is a replacement of the Hone groupset, Shimano’s attempt to create a more affordable version of the Saint.

Named after ‘zero’, the Zee enables gravity riders to hit the extreme trails’ zero gravity without feeling restricted. Similar to the Saint, this groupset is equipped with topnotch disc brakes and the high-tech Shadow RD 10-speed rear derailleur, which offers downhill riders an exceptionally silent drive train.

For a balanced combination of rotating performance, stiffness, and strength, a hollow axle and solid crank arm was used. This Ice Tech compatible groupset’s brakes can be upgraded to the maximum Ice Tech braking power.


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