Quick Release Product Recall Involving 13 Manufactures

Thirteen Manufacturers, Distributors Recall Bicycles with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard Recall date: SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 Recall number: 15-253 Bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick-release levers are being recalled. Hazard: An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake … [Read more...]

Colnago Recalls Bicycles and Frame Kits Due to Crash Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Bicycles and bicycle frame kits Hazard: The front brakes can detach from fork during use, posing a crash hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles and bicycle frame kits and contact Colnago America for a free inspection. If the hole in the front fork for the brake mounting bolt is not at least 12 mm in depth, the front … [Read more...]

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Aerobars Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Aerobars Bicycle Handlebars Hazard: The bolt used to affix the aerobars to the bicycle can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled aerobars and contact Specialized Bicycle Components to receive replacement extension mounting hardware. Consumer Contact: Specialized Bicycle … [Read more...]

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

Recall Summary Name of Product: UVEX Bicycle Helmets Hazard: The anchor for the helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The bicycle helmets also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets. Remedy: Refund, Replace Consumer Contact: UVEX Sports Inc. toll-free at (844) … [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...]

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due To Crash

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SRAM-Recalls-Hydraulic-Bicycle-Brakes/ ***************************************************************************************** Recall Date: January 14, 2014 Recall Number: 14-079 SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should … [Read more...]

Product Review: GYST Duffle 1-10

The GYST Duffel 1-10 is one of the most unique and multi functional gear bags we have ever used. With more features than any other duffel bag we know of, this bag can fill just about any athletes needs. From the changing mats to helmet shaped inner compartment, we were very impressed with not only the function, but also the incredible quality. The main feature is the X-Changer Pack System … [Read more...]

3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars

3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars Hazard: The bicycle's … [Read more...]

2013 Sidi Wire Product Review

Sidi Wire

Written by: Christian Rinaldi of Team OTR I have been mulling over the 6.6 or the Wires since the deal was made available. Never would I have an opportunity to get an amazing shoe at the price. Well, not without getting a divorce attorneys business card in the shoe box. I have no place to go today and I had spent ample time at church and the priest asked me to leave. On my way home I hit the … [Read more...]

Product Review – Qwik Wrapz

Qwik Wrapz

Does any one of these scenarios sound like something you have done while trying to change into our cycling kit while in a public place: 1. Wrapping a towel around your waist and hoping that it does not fall off leaving your bits exposed to the cold elements, and to the glares of you’re not so forgiving fellow cyclists. 2. Dropping trough and going all naked, while trying to pull up your bib … [Read more...]