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TyK Bike Chick Pin Up Calendar 2010

tyk bike chick pin up calendar 2010   TyK Bike Chick Pin Up Calendar 2010

Coming back for 2010 is TyK, aka Thought You Knew with two calendars, a Women’s Bike and Men’s Super Heroes pin up calendar. As you can see, the women’s calendar features ladies and bikes, while the proceeds go directly to Chicago Women’s Health Center. As well, TyK will have a taste of Sadie Hawkins Style Ride on November 14th, and a after party at Cobra Lounge. On the Tyk/B side (Thought You Knew Better), men as super heroes will be featured, in a comic book style. Friday, November 20th the calendar will release at Mars Gallery, located at 1139 W Fulton Market….

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Silk Route Bike Tour 2010 – Across the Asian Continent

silk route bike tour 2010 across the asian continent   Silk Route Bike Tour 2010   Across the Asian Continent

The Silk Route bike tour for 2010, a 114 day excursion across Asia on a bike, is set for May 22 and will continue through September 12 of 2010. At a closer look, of the 114 day excursion, 92 days will be allocated to cycling the route, 22 days will be reserved for rest, and a boat ride across the Caspian sea will eat up the remaining 1 day left. Following the 114 day regime is not mandatory, however. Participants with a cap on time have the option to buy into a portion of the tour instead.

Cyclists who participate will be traveling and setting up camp, many times in various hotels or tents, around the same path Marco Polo, General Zhang Qian and Genghis Khan once used, for an the experience and challenge of a lifetime. The complete tour will run through Turkey, Iran,…

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Blackburn AirStik LongNeck Frame Pump

blackburn airstik longneck frame pump   Blackburn AirStik LongNeck Frame Pump

Cyclists who have problems with broken valve stems can find an easy solution with the Blackburn AirStik LongNeck Frame Pump. As the name suggests, the pump mounts to your frame, and is 9.5cm long. The 4.6oz/130 pump won’t weigh you down much either. The Blackburn AirStik LongNeck Frame Pump can work with both Presta and Shrader valves. The head detaches by just unscrewing it, and it also gives you 160psi of inflation. Head over to Blackburn to read more about the Blackburn AirStik LongNeck Frame Pump….

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Westfalia Portilo Bike Rack Cargo Box

westfalia portilo bike rack cargo box   Westfalia Portilo Bike Rack Cargo Box

Combining two worlds of bike racks and extra storage, Westfalia has definitely outdone themselves. Under of the Westfalia Portilo Bike Rack Cargo Box is a bike rack, which folds up and can hold two bikes, then you have the storage box that locks onto the rack. Also featuring rollers and a handle making lugging much more easier. Holds up to 132 pounds, plus a 5 year warranty. A extender option is available, for those needing to hold three bikes.

Source: Bike Rumor

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Toyota x Breezer Folding Bike

toyota breezer folding bike   Toyota x Breezer Folding Bike

An interesting collaboration has emerged from Toyota and Breezer, with the outcome being a Folding Bike. Known as the X Frame, the Toyota x Breezer Folding Bike was on display at Toyota dealerships in Taiwan. Weighing in at 34 pounds, some features are the 6 speed Shimano Revoshift shifters, and Kenda Kwest tires. Although said to cost around $450 USD, some sites are selling for $220 USD.

Source: Cyclelicio

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Campagnolo 2nd Annual Toy Drive in US

campagnolo 2nd annual toy drive in us   Campagnolo 2nd Annual Toy Drive in US

The North American Campagnolo staff in Carlsbad, CA will be holding their 2nd annual toy drive in the US on December 12th, 2009. They will be collecting donations on the days leading up to the event, and even on the day of the event. Starting at 7:30am, there will be refreshments and food served, and the Fun Ride, a 30 mile ride, will depart at 9:00am. The goal of the Campagnolo 2nd Annual Toy Drive in US is to make a difference for families that can’t afford to buy gifts for their children, thus enabling those kids to have a fun and happy Christmas. If you wish to participate in any way, the Campagnolo North American office is located at 5431 Avenida Encinas, Suite C in Carlsbad, California. You can contact them at (760) 931-0106.

Via BikeRadar….

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FSA Orbit MX Headset 2010 New Colors

fsa orbit mx headset 2010 new colors   FSA Orbit MX Headset 2010 New Colors

For 2010, the FSA Orbit MX Headset has only cosmetic changes, but still features the same aesthetics like 36 angular contact bearings, and forged CNC machined 6061 T6 aluminum cups, so in the end you have a light and smooth headset. 2010 FSA Orbit MX Headset comes in blue, gold, green, gun metal, black, red and white. Lastly, you automatically receive a 2 year warranty upon purchasing. Expect to spend about $75 USD.

Via Bike Radar.

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