Raleigh English Bicycles Sign Metal

This is a great item for anyone interested in vintage bicycles, especially English bicycles.  Have a look at this cool vintage look sign: It is made of metal and painted to look old.  I think they did a pretty good job with it.  Size 11.8 x 7.8” Has a hole in each corner for hanging,Continue reading “Raleigh English Bicycles Sign Metal”

Velocity A23 Road Wheelset Silver Miche Hubs Review

I decided I wanted to finally try tubeless with my Surly, so I needed to find some silver tubeless compatible rims.  I found the best selection of silver road wheels at Velomine.  My Surly ended up being a not Shimano bike so I decided on a wheelset with made in USA Velocity A23 rims, madeContinue reading “Velocity A23 Road Wheelset Silver Miche Hubs Review”

American Classic Torchbearer Tubeless Ready Tires 700x32C Review

I’ve decided to go tubeless with my Surly Cross Check as I’m trying to make it a super comfortable ride.  Since I’m frugal I decided to shop around and ran into the Torchbearer tires by American Classic.  These are only $35 each on Amazon and meet all my needs.  Take a look: The Good AllContinue reading “American Classic Torchbearer Tubeless Ready Tires 700x32C Review”

Craft Cadence Bicycle Bar Bag Review

The good people at Craft Cadence contacted me and wanted me to review one of their products.  They sent me their bar bag for review, and I must say it’s something I didn’t know I needed.  Here are some images: Specs Size: Approximately 10 x 8 x 3” Weight: about 260 grams What’s included: bag,Continue reading “Craft Cadence Bicycle Bar Bag Review”

Terske Ultra-Low Profile Water Bottle Cage Bolts Titanium Review

My search started out just looking for some of those plastic plugs that new bikes have that are put into bottle cage bosses and other threaded holes.  I wasn’t able to find any, but I ran into some options from Terske.  They have these ultra-low profile titanium bolts: They also have some small, stainless steelContinue reading “Terske Ultra-Low Profile Water Bottle Cage Bolts Titanium Review”

Microshift Centos R10 2X10 Drop Bar Shifters Review

I was looking for a silver groupset that was also affordable for my Surly Cross Check build and landed on the Microshift Centos/R10 group.  My shifters are the older Centos 10 speed version, but they are the same as the newer R10 shifters.  I’ve been really happy with these shifters.  I was worried that IContinue reading “Microshift Centos R10 2X10 Drop Bar Shifters Review”

CyclingDeal Heavy Duty Bike Cable Cutters Review

I got tired of cables fraying and decided to get a better cable cutter.  The normal cable cutters where the blades come together don’t work very well with mutli-strand cables like bike cables.  The type that works better has more of a scissors action where the blades cross each other rather than come together.  AfterContinue reading “CyclingDeal Heavy Duty Bike Cable Cutters Review”

Knog Oi Classic Bicycle Bell Silver Review

Are you looking for a bike bell for a road bike?  I think I have found the perfect one.  Normal bells just wouldn’t look right on a road bike, so I searched all over for a bell that would actually look good.  After many hours of research, I landed on the Knog Oi Classic BicycleContinue reading “Knog Oi Classic Bicycle Bell Silver Review”

Bicycle cable housing cutter tool Red Handle Review

Here is a cable housing cutter that I bought a few years ago.  It seems to be offered under many different names: It is generally always sold as some sort of cable housing cutting multi-tool.  Some of the brands I’ve seen with what looks like the same tool are vbestlife, dilwe, gtkingd, and korada onContinue reading “Bicycle cable housing cutter tool Red Handle Review”

Park Tool Master Link Pliers MLP-1.2 Review

Here is a great bike specific tool which you may really want.  It’s used for chains with master links, which is not all of them.  Generally, I find my KMC chains use a master link and my Shimano use a chain pin.  I think I prefer the master link as you can easily remove andContinue reading “Park Tool Master Link Pliers MLP-1.2 Review”