Wilee Carbon Fiber Bottle Cage Review

When you are out riding you need to stay hydrated.  One of the best ways to do this is with a water bottle on your bike and you need a good cage for it.  I’ve had this Wilee carbon fiber bottle cage for a few years now, check it out: I don’t have much toContinue reading “Wilee Carbon Fiber Bottle Cage Review”

Bikehand bicycle repair stand review

One of the first tools I bought when I decided I was going to do most my bike repairs was a stand.  I didn’t want to go super cheap, but I knew I wasn’t going real expensive either.  After searching around and reading reviews I landed on the Bikehand repair stand.  Here are some picsContinue reading “Bikehand bicycle repair stand review”

Costco Freetown Lumiere 2 Bicycle Helmet Review

Check out this nice bicycle helmet I picked up at Costco for only $20: This one is the blue helmet, but it also comes in white and black.  Think I got a steal price on this, but the normal price in store looks to be $30.  This one I bought for my daughter who likesContinue reading “Costco Freetown Lumiere 2 Bicycle Helmet Review”

Park Tool SW-7.2 Triple Spoke Wrench Review

Every bike mechanic should have a spoke wrench in the toolbox.  And since there are many different spoke sizes you can either have several, or get this neat triple spoke wrench from Park Tool.  I have some of their more expensive single wrenches, but I find this is still the one I always reach for. Continue reading “Park Tool SW-7.2 Triple Spoke Wrench Review”

Park Tool Polylube 1000 Polyurea Grease Review

A great grease for every bike mechanics toolbox.  Lubrication is really important when it comes to bikes, and this stuff is specifically formulated for bike maintenance.  It repels moisture and is compatible with conventional greases.  It is even safe to use with carbon. Great for your bearings, seat posts, and bolt threads.     And aContinue reading “Park Tool Polylube 1000 Polyurea Grease Review”

Must Have Essential Bike Accessories

You have wisely decided to take up biking and now you need all the must have accessories.  Here is a list of our recommended items for every bicyclist. 1. Saddle bag Usually, you will be riding with just shorts and no real good pockets, but you still want your phone, wallet, and other essentials.  GetContinue reading “Must Have Essential Bike Accessories”

Best budget bike GPS computer Bryton review

Every cyclist should have a bike computer for speed and to track miles, but they can get a bit expensive.  Well, there is a cheaper option out there that still works great, Bryton.  Being frugal as I am, I couldn’t bring myself to pay top dollar for some of the expensive computers, so I didContinue reading “Best budget bike GPS computer Bryton review”

Great cycling backpack by Sunhiker Review

Do you want to carry some more gear for longer rides?  Well then, a backpack might be the right thing for you, I know I love mine.  I have a small backpack by Sunhiker that I got off Amazon.  Mine is the green, but its a bit more yellow in the bright lighting of theContinue reading “Great cycling backpack by Sunhiker Review”

Cheap Tool Kit Amateur Bicycle Mechanic

You have decided you want to be able to work on your own bike, but now you need some tools.  There are a lot of bike specific tools that you likely do not own.  Having the right tools really helps with any repairs, it’s a good idea to start with a basic tool kit.  ThenContinue reading “Cheap Tool Kit Amateur Bicycle Mechanic”

Ibera Bike Seat Bag Review

One great accessory you should get for your bike is a seat bag.  With a nice bag you don’t have to worry about losing your stuff out of your pockets.  I’ve had my Ibera seat bag for a few years now and it has worked great.  It’s not very big, but it holds my iphone,Continue reading “Ibera Bike Seat Bag Review”