# Tag: Components

I barely have time to ride anymore, but my buddy Mark does and has the coolest bikes: bq. My next bike. check out the Java Boy bike at “SyCip.com”:http://sycip.com. These are amazing custom frames bq. Its not often in the bike industry I am impressed with someone on the > phone. I called this company,…

I’ve been using Topolino wheels since they first came out. They are exotic and expensive, but very lightweight and incredibly durable. I just had the hub rebuilt and I’ve only had to true the wheels once in 10,000 plus miles. Now they are doing a next generation wheelset so they will get lighter and even…

Mountain Biking Product Spotlight: MTBR Lights Shine-Off. For years I’ve recommended the Light & Motion HID lights. They are super bright, but the big drawback has been they don’t run that long, so aren’t that useful for more than a relatively short bike commute (2 hours at most) and they are heavy at over two…

Polar S720i Heart Rate Monitors . I’ve had one of these for quite a while and the battery if finally dead. Got two years out of though. Fortunately you don’t have to send back to Polar, but you do get an additional year warranty if you do: Battery life is estimated at 1.5 years on…

Powertap SL Zipp 808 – Complete System – Power Meters – Bikes :: all3sports :: Triathlon Bike Parts & Frames. If you actually have to know what the most incredibly expensive single components that are outrageously priced, then lust for this single wheel. It costs $1800 and is one of the fastest production rear wheels… LED Lights – GearReview.com. If you don’t have a light yet for your bike, then now is the time to get one. The new LED lights are a great compromise. For myself, I still like the incredible power of a HID 14 watt since it is just blinding, but the Vega is a more practical… I got a Fizik Aliante seat from you and also an 8mm cradle for my USE Alien. The problem is that the cradle doesn’t fit the post. It seems that it is a little too big. My post is from 2000, so I’m wondering if they’ve changed the post somehow since then. you: Hi Josh:… I’ve been trying to figure out how to lube these babies. I got the Speedy Luber pieces, but these just leak like a sieve when I try to inject grease into them. The original design had a plastic cap without a hole in it. The newer X/1 pedals have something with a philips screw and… !>http://gpsinformation.us/vistacolor/vistacolor.jpg!. GARMIN Vista and LEGEND COLOR GPS Product Review. Jeff got one of these and they appear to really be breakthrough in size and cost. Sad since it means new software is needed since I bet on Magellan. Still, these are very tiny and have a bike mount. The Legend Color is$300 and the…

GPS Receiver Information, Software, and Hardware Reviews of Garmin, Lowrance, Magellan and other GPS Receivers. Bump this back up. I’ve used these guy’s guide before. Very useful three years ago when I got my Magellan SportPro for the boat. Now I need to see what is the smallest lightest thing for touring on a bike.