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Nutcase Helmets Street Collection

nutcase helmets street collection   Nutcase Helmets Street Collection

Nutcase Helmets was on display at the SF Bike Expo with its large green brain logo and slogan “I love my brain”.

Nutcase Helmets has three collections, consisting of Street, Water and Snow. Within the street category are four series: Classic, Colorama, Super Solid, and Little Nutty.

Nutcase classic series uses decals displaying popular designs such as stars and stripes to checkerboards. Colorama uses vibrant colors like lemon lime, sky blue and pumpkin head. Super solid color range is wide, but are on the flat side. Little Nutty is Nutcase’s kids edition helmets.

Prices vary from $40 to $50 depending on the style and series.

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Helmet Cams and Carbon Junior Bikes Up for Ban by USA Cycling

helmet cams and carbon junior bikes up for ban by usa cycling   Helmet Cams and Carbon Junior Bikes Up for Ban by USA Cycling

USA Cycling is currently reviewing several updates for its rulebook to be implemented in 2011. Some of the proposed changes include bans on helmet cams, junior bike equipment and creation of a singlespeed cyclocross championship.

The USAC Board of Trustees will hold converge on November 6 and should finalize their decisions on the updates for the rulebook by November 8.

The rule bans accessories like cameras, visors and fairings to be found on helmets. However, it’s acceptable for the bike to have them. Technical director Shawn Farrell explains the reason for the proposed items. “It’s more from a risk management perspective and the recognition that it would have to affect the safety aspects of the helmet, just by definition. In a crash, if you do a header right on top of your helmet cam, you’re going to drive it right through your helmet into your head.”

The rule ban on…

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SF Bike Expo 2010 Events

sf bike expo 2010 events   SF Bike Expo 2010 Events

A fun event it was at yesterday’s SF Bike Expo in San Francisco, CA with its many competitions occurring throughout the day.

Lots of riding styles held competitions at the Cow Palace, including cyclocross racing, dirt and trick BMX comps, a fixed gear freestyle and trackstand event, and other forms of off-road riding.

The outdoor courses were well suited for riders of all styles. Bordering it all was a race track that encompassed tarmac, dirt, and hills for off-road riders who competed in the Cross Palace and Pump Track event.

In the epicenter of the off-road race track was dirt jumps, ramps, and a kids course. Crowds congregated at their show of interested under S.F.’s beautiful clear skies.

Also present among the number of events at the SF Bike Expo was Pedal Savvy’s bicycle fashion show and The Cycle Showdown, a ‘showdown’ among customs, vintage bikes, fixed gears, and lowrider bikes…

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Altura Shield Womens Waterproof Gloves

altura womens shield waterproof gloves   Altura Shield Womens Waterproof Gloves

The Altura Shield Women’s Glove features a waterproof softshell, offering the perfect balance of warmth while remaining dry in wet weather. Aside from its waterproof structure, the glove has a breathable multi-layer construction for easy air passage along with its reinforced multi-layer palm side.

An Altura Shield Waterproof glove for women is made out of X-static anti-bacterial liner to prevent bad odor from building up. It features an ergonomic progel palm pad that adds up to the comfort need against them bars.

The glove also has an easy pull-out tag and comes in colors Black/Graphite or Hot Pink.

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ÖĂ Leg Salsa

oa leg salsa   ÖĂ Leg Salsa

Unconventional Medicinals of Guadalupe, California are the makers of Leg Salsa, the sports balm formulated to increase the blood circulation of riders by producing a strong warming feeling to the applied area. The Leg Salsa was inspired by warming products popularly used in European cyclocross racing, where high precipitation and low temperatures are a natural occurrence.

It is a concoction of capsicum, menthol, St. John’s Wort, arnica, olive oil, aspirin powder and various essential oils well enough to the standard embrocation products from which it abides. Massaging a considerable amount on your legs creates a fiery sensation that could withstand any low temperature condition.

Leg Salsa is part of the cycling products of ÖĂ. Employing natural and organic ingredients in its cycling line, ÖĂ also has other products such as ÖĂ Pro Glaze and ÖĂ Smooth Ride. The Leg Salsa has a retail price of $11.99….

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Honey Stinger Waffle

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Honey Stinger, known for its honey-based nutrition products, introduces its unique and certified organic Stinger Waffle sandwich. The product is inspired and endorsed by pro cyclist Lance Armstrong.

The Honey Stinger Waffle is filled with honey, which gives it its great taste. The energy product consists of 160 calories per waffle with 21 grams of carbohydrates, 7 grams of fat and 55 mg of sodium. All in all it weighs half that of a regular energy bar, coming in at 30 grams.

Choices range from a box of 16 for $22.24 to a single waffle for $1.39.

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2011 Sugoi Versa Jacket

2011 sugoi versa jacket   2011 Sugoi Versa Jacket

Sugoi’s Men’s Versa Jacket now comes to the market. Featuring a superb lightweight material, the jacket safeguards it user from fall weather to winter days in part by its water-resistant qualities.

The Versa is host to 2 front zip pockets, which make for an easy grab on the go. A mesh ventilation increases and improves air passage throughout its user’s body. The jacket also converts into a vest.

3M Scotchlite reflective accents were added for remaining visible to others that share the road in low-light conditions.

Sugoi’s Versa jacket is available in colors Midnight, Black/Gunmetal and Chili Red. With choices of 5 sizes (S, M, L, XL, XXL), MSRP is set at $120.00.

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