Archive | Cycling Gear Evaluation or Tips

26 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Pick a Chamois Short

This past week I got in a pair of Origin 8 TechSport cycling shorts to review. This is the in-house brand of J&B Importers, one of my main cycling suppliers. First I did a 2-hour training ride, then a 3+ training ride, and finally on June the 25th, I did an 8-hour 200K ride (125 […]

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08 April 2011 ~ 3 Comments

New Kinesis Saddlebags (soon to be called eoGEAR)

For the past three seasons I have been using Detours bags and like putting most of gear in a rear saddle bag. I also sell them on my gear site (Distance Biker). I don’t use a handle bar bags because I typically have clip-on aerobars mounted in the front. One of the things I have […]

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04 March 2011 ~ 1 Comment

New Cross Bike

I’ve been looking for a cyclo-cross bike for some time. I found a used one through the local online classifieds. It is a 2010 61cm Cannondale CAAD 8. A “cross” bike is essentially a road bike with more clearance for semi-fat tires. This model features an all aluminum frame with carbon forks and Shimano 105 […]

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28 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Cycling Jacket Review

I recently set up a wholesale account with Craft, an apparel company out of Sweden. Aside from their nifty stretchy chamois’ (one, if not the only company with this unique design), I thought I would try their Performance Bike Light Jacket. Bicycling magazine had a decent review on this product a year or so back. […]

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