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Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011

xtracycle peapod longtail bike child seat 2011   Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011

The Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011 is a new multi-modal vehicle for family cycling capable of transporting little kids. Its recommended weight limit is 20-49 lbs and 10 lbs for the item weight, including all its accessories. With its Xtracyle stoker kit, this item can carry more cargo or another heavier older child riding on the flight deck. When two PeaPods are mounted on the Xtracycle, two children can be carried. It is also designed to carry groceries or other cargo on its side bags.

This Xtracycle PeaPod item is made with lead and phthalate-free plastic, which is also impact resistant. The safe and comfortable features of PeaPod include its nylon harness system, padded chest straps and seat cover, adjustable foot stirrups, and comfort grip lap handle. Moreover, the PeaPod is also available for use with other bikes such as Kona Ute Longtail bike and standard bikes…

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Matt Fitzgerald Racing Weight Quick Start Guide Book

matt fitzgerald racing weight quick start guide book   Matt Fitzgerald Racing Weight Quick Start Guide Book

Matt Fritzgerald, author of the Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, is a certified sports nutritionist licensed by the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Some of his recent and most popular books would include RUN: the Mind Body Method of Running by Feel, Brain Training for Runners, The Runner’s Diary, and Racing Weight. His contributions to several fitness publications such as Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Runner’s World, Outside, Bicycling, Women’s Running, and so much more have been well recognized.

With a New Year and new time to start making things better for athletes, Matt Fritzgerald has something new to offer.  According to Boulder, CO, USA; three out of four endurance athletes are extremely concerned with their respective weights. Now cyclists, runners and triathletes won’t have to worry because the Racing Weight Quick Start Guide by Matt Fritzgerald is here.

Racing Weight Quick Start Guide is a detailed book that covers all principles…

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Rapha Condor Sharp Team Bike Stolen

rapha condor sharp team bike stolen   Rapha Condor Sharp Team Bike Stolen

Dan Broom, a member of the Race across America competition, has reported that his Rapha Condor Sharp team issue bike has been stolen in Godalming, Surrey on January 5.

Dan’s bike has carried the rider in a 3,000 mile cross country travel from California all the way to Maryland in June 2010 as part of a fund raiser for the Prostate Cancer Charity. Broom has described his bike as a 55cm Condor Leggero with a black overall frame with a Rapha logo detailed in pink. Its frame number is CO552551509.

The bike is also outfitted with great parts, including a Shimano Ultegra 6700 groupset as well as Dura-Ace laminate wheels. In addition Deda bar and stem, Frizik Arione saddles and continental tires accompany the bike.

When spotted, please contact Dan Broom via email at or even contact local authorities….

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Carhartt U Lock Metal Orange / White

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Looking for a trusty metal lock that you can use in order to protect your bikes wherever you go? Peep one of the best in the industry, Carhartt.

Carhartt has been providing the world with lots of great personal materials, including clothes, other apparel and shoes.

With a name that is synonymous with perfection and high quality, it is safe to put your trust into metal locks like the Carhartt U Lock metal.

The metallic lock comes with a nice packaging that includes the lock itself plus two keys.

A very bright orange color or white is available, which definitely aids in fending off thieves. There are also two keys available for the lock.

Currently, the Carhartt U Lock Metal pitches for $25.70 and can be bought from local markets as well as online through several electronic stores….

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LIVESTRONG Limited Edition LS28IC Indoor Cycle

LIVESTRONG Limited Edition LS28IC Indoor Cycle 500 Units Only 2   LIVESTRONG Limited Edition LS28IC Indoor Cycle

In January, 2011, LIVESTRONG Limited Edition LS28IC Indoor Cycle was released by Johnson Health Tech’s LIVESTRONG. This special edition indoor training cycle is limited to 500 units only at $1,699 each with individual Certificate of Authenticity numbers and will be available worldwide. $1,000 from each purchase will be donated to the foundation, LIVESTRONG, which was founded by champion cyclist and cancer survivor, Lance Armstrong. Only the first 150 units will be sold with Lance Armstrong’s autographed picture.

This LS28IC special edition indoor cycle is designed in an exquisite yellow and black scheme. It is built with a heavy-duty steel frame and commercial-grade Lance-approved 40-lbs flywheel, which is combined with premium aluminum seat and handlebar adjustments. Moreover, the cycle has yellow wrapped handlebar grips, and dual-sided SPD pedals with toe clips. It also features a 3″ x 2″ wireless display with heart rate, time, distance, calorie and RPM readouts, and…

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Topeak 2011 iPhone Dry Bag

topeak 2011 iphone dry bag   Topeak 2011 iPhone Dry Bag

If you listen to your iPhone or iPod while cycling and ride during the rainy season, Topeak has released the iPhone Dry Bag as a part of its 2011 accessories.

The Topeak iPhone Dry Bag uses a TPU touch window, allowing you to switch songs while riding, and molded foam that absorbs shock encountered on the road.

You can mount the iPhone dry bag to your stem, handlebars or top tube. Two fastening options are available: the QuickClick™ system and optional stem cap mount.

Weighing in at a mere 45 grams, the iPhone dry bag is available at Topeak retailers.

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UCI Stickers of Approval Gets Implemented for 2011

uci stickers of approval gets implemented for 2011   UCI Stickers of Approval Gets Implemented for 2011

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that the proposed UCI stickers of approval will push through on 2011 with the coverage extending from frames, forks, handlebars, stems to cycling apparel. In theory, manufacturers can submit their product concepts and blueprints to UCI on or before January 1st of next year. UCI will look through them and give its go-signal for production that passes the level of standardization UCI is enforcing.

The approval committee will be headed by Professor Manson, vice-president of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland and also a composite expert. The approved products will be listed on th UCI website.

2009 and 2010 products can obtain backdated approval. As for the negative reception over this new process, UCI states that products carrying the UCI label of approval will be an asset to the manufacturers….

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