Mio Link A Simple, Smart, Heart Rate Strap for Your Wrist

By Dave Lieberman Mio Global makes advanced wearable technology for athletes. I like to call it a “smart” heart rate strap, that is a comfortable, soft silicone device that you wear on your wrist instead of around your chest. http://www.mioglobal.com It connects to select GPS watches and bike computers via ANT+ and syncs with Android and iPhone fitness apps via Bluetooth Smart … [Read more...]

Kopin Unveils World’s Smallest Smart Glass Display

Kopin Unveils World’s Smallest Smart Glass Display – Introducing Solos, High Performance Eyewear for Cyclists Solos empowers cyclists with the critical performance data they need to train with precision and achieve peak performance without breaking stride LAS VEGAS – September 15, 2015 – Kopin® Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN), a leading developer and provider of innovative wearable … [Read more...]

Trek Recalls Almost 1 Million Bicycles After Rider Becomes Paralyzed

Trek Bicycles has issued a recall of of almost 1 million bikes after a series of accidents, one of which left a rider paralyzed. The recall includes all Trek models equipped with front disc brakes and a quick release lever that opens past 180 degrees on the front wheel. This lever can get caught in the disc brake, causing the wheel to come to a sudden stop or completely separate from the bike … [Read more...]

Transition Seamlessly With OGIO’s New X-TRAIN 2 Athletic Pack

Salt Lake City, UT – (March 30, 2015) – For an active professional, showing up prepared and organized is half the battle when fitting in a workout within a demanding work schedule. Whatever your training regimen; OGIO’s new X-TRAIN 2 is intelligently organized to move from workout to workday with ease. Crafted from high-tensile strength materials, OGIO injected the X-TRAIN 2 with a shot of … [Read more...]

Product Review: Greenstar Bikes’ Ecoforce 1 Bamboo Bicycle

At this point we have all seen, or at least heard about, a bicycle frame that is partially made out of bamboo. And if you are anything like me, you thought how cool it would be to have one of your own, until you looked at what they are charging for that bamboo bicycle frame. We have seen them starting around $1,200 up to as much as $6,000, which puts it way out of the “it would be nice to … [Read more...]

Product Review – BSXinsight Wearable Lactate Threshold Sensor

As cyclists, we are always looking for ways to improve our training and performance, and there is no shortage of ways to monitor and test our improvements on the bike. There is no argument that the most highly regarded tests to gauge a cyclist’s fitness and performance have to be a heart-rate monitor, a VO2max test, and the evasive lactate test. Ask anyone who has had a lactate test, and they … [Read more...]

Product Review: MyID Personal Identification Bracelet

"Bang! Squeak! Honk!", these are the last sounds you heard. Now you are waking up in a bright hospital room, hearing the voice of some young nurse yelling, "Doctor, doctor he's awake!". Your head is spinning, you feel some weird pain in your chest. A man you’ve never seen before steps in the room to relieve the nurse and asks, "Sir, what's your name?"Such a simple question, yet you have no … [Read more...]

Product Review: The Parts Shoppe Performance SBG-32 Grease

TPS is known for its high quality ceramic bearings and bottom brackets and many top US domestic teams are using TPS products including the SCOTT Pro Mountainbike Team. TPS’s latest product innovation is a specially formulated extremely low friction grease. After several years of selling bearings, customers (including bicycle shops) wanted to rebuild their ceramic bearings instead of throwing … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish At Speed: My Life in the Fast Lane

In His New Book At Speed, Mark Cavendish Joins Cycling's Legendary Sprinters Boulder, CO, USA - December 16, 2013 - The world's fastest cycling sprinter, Mark Cavendish, has written a second book At Speed: My Life in the Fast Lane. The book is now available in bookstores, bike shops, and online. Read the first chapter at www.velopress.com/cav. Written off as "fat" and "useless" in his … [Read more...]

SRAM Recalls Bicycle Derailleurs Due To Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Bicycle chain derailleurs Hazard: The rear derailleur’s rear pivot pin can loosen or dislodge causing the rear derailleur to jam or interfere with the wheel, posing a fall hazard. … [Read more...]