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Ring of Fire from Wheeltags

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Ring of Fire from Wheeltags 1 300x201   Ring of Fire from WheeltagsWheeltags comes out with new Ring of Fire design. These new graphic decals are made for cyclists who want their deep dish rims get head-turning looks. The designs are flexible in various sizes to fit different wheels and rims like the Zipp 404, Zipp 808 and Velocity.

The new Ring of Fire wheeltags come in an Edge to Edge style. It allows sizes for deep rims of 16mm, 25mm, 38mm, 60mm or disc. It is also available in 650c and comes in color red.

There are other eye catching designs to choose from, too. Wheeltags of note are Los Muertos, El Diablo (in colors of Maillot Jaune Yellow, Sprinter Green and KOM Red), Blades (comes in colors red, green and yellow) and TrioSport (for triathlon bikes). Women cyclists can opt for Karmageddon in colors yellow and pink, or Candy Dots.

For customized graphics for your team, you can always ask Wheeltags to…

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Cycleaware Roadie Mirror

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cycleaware roadie mirror 300x243   Cycleaware Roadie MirrorThere have been many cyclists who disregard the use of cycling mirrors thinking that there is really no high need to install such. However, everyone must take into consideration the need to always stay safe and secure and these mirrors like Cycleaware’s Roadie Mirror can really help in not letting you meet those blind spots of the journey. 

It is a rubber plug that would replace the handlebar plug on the left portion of your typical road drop handlebars. It comes with a mirror assembly part that fits well to the plug. It would only take you a total of 30 seconds to install it not to mention that it has a ball and socket design that gives way for easy adjustment. The view it will render you is also free from any type of vibration. 

The mirror assembly part is made out of solid plastic material but you can assured that…

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Soma Fabrications Crane Suzu Lever Strike Brass Bicycle Bell

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soma fabrications crane suzu lever strike brass bicycle bell   Soma Fabrications Crane Suzu Lever Strike Brass Bicycle BellTo ride any bike without a proper bell can put your safety at so much risk. It is like riding a train without the rails. One of the best bike bells you can find in the market would be the Soma Fabrications Crane Suzu Lever Strike Brass Bicycle Bell.

You will find that many of the traveling individuals who are off to work or school choose to use the bike to get to their destinations instead since gasoline prices are still on a hike. Also, with more and more people traveling by car, the streets are always prone to experience heavy traffic which can cause too many delays in your schedule.

The Soma Fabrications Crane Suzu Lever Strike Brass Bicycle Bell is seen as nothing less than beautiful by almost every reviewer online. In fact, even music experts who have heard its ring agree that it brings out a…

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12th Annual Commuter Cup Challenge

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12th annual commuter cup challenge 300x103   12th Annual Commuter Cup ChallengeMay is National Bike Month and to start off the campaign, Specialized continues its 12th year of celebrating the Bike to Work Day Industry Commuter Cup Challenge on May 14, 2010.

Specialized encourages industry leaders to take part in the Bike to Work campaign with hopes that society will soon make it a habit to ride a bike when commuting daily. Renowned personalities among the industrial leader, bike dealers and all bike lovers will be encouraging one another to enjoy living in one carless day. Aside from promoting the Bike to Work movement, it will launch a friendly competition. This is in line with the celebration of the National Bike to Work Month.

“Each year’s Bike to Work effort creates such a visible presence of cyclists on the road that motorists actually take notice, slow down and make room for riders, creating an improved commute for everyone,” said Ian Dewar, manager…

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Denver B-Cycle Launch

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To lessen the city’s carbon emissions, Denver launches B-cycle. It is a bike-sharing system that promotes healthy choices by commuting via bicycles to and from city spots. Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper explains further, “Denver residents embrace healthy and sustainable living, so it’s natural that Denver is now home to the first large-scale bike-sharing system in the U.S. We’re confident that Denver can set an example for the whole country and show that bike-sharing is a viable transportation option to help improve the overall health of Americans and reduce our carbon footprint.”

The B-cycle was created by Humana, Trek Bicycle and Crispin Porter + Bogusky. The initiative was designed to accommodate U.S cities, universities and corporate campuses. The B-cycle bikes have a computerized tracking system which records different data like how much calories did you burn, your contribution to the city’s efforts in reducing carbon emissions.

President of B-cycles and general counsel for…

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Redline Metro Disc 2010 Commuter Bike

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Redline Bicycles takes on 2010 with the Redline Metro Disc. The commuter bike has a wide variety of accessory fittings which allows you to personalize this lightweight ride.

The Redline Metro Disc is equipped with a frame of 6061 Alloy double butted 130mm rear spacing. Redline added a vibration dampening carbon fork which is the Redline RCT Carbon fiber with Eyelets and a Sugino compact crank.

With an 18 speed gearing capacity, the bar, stem and seatpost are equipped with Ritchey components.

For brakes, Redline used Avid BB5 disc 160mm rotor and a velo plush saddle. The wheels are Alex DA 16 Alloy Aero Double Wall rims with alloy quick release disc hubs and 14g stainless spokes.

The Metro Disc 2010 comes in matte black color. Retail price is $899.99.

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Keen Coronado Cruiser Shoes

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Keen introduces the Coronado Cruiser which offers comfort, practicality and laid-back style. Using canvas for lining, the shoe also has leather upper and a non-marking rubber outsole.

A trademark design of Keen’s would be the wide toe-box. Ideal for platform pedals, the Coronado Cruiser also features a stiff sole and a rubber cap to protect your toes.

The lace-up shoes has soft rubber forefoot pod for better pedal grip. It has a ¾ length plate which is optimal for increased energy return and support.

The Coronado Cruiser for men comes in two colors. These are two-toned dark earth on brindle and black on black colors. For women, the shoes come in two-toned colors as well. The colors are simply taupe on brindle and black on black. The shoe also has a vulcanized eco-friendly construction to appeal to eco-conscious cyclists.

Keen promotes the Coronado Cruiser to be worn on and off your bike. Great…

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