Winter Presscamp 2014- Campy Power Inside: Hands on Campagnolo’s slimmer Internal or External EPS battery

Once Shimano introduced their BTR2 internal battery for Di2, it seems that nearly every manufacturer with a Di2 model is taking advantage of the new found ability to hide the battery out of sight. Campagnolo joined the internal party when they announced a new battery platform around July of last year. More than just an […]

PressCamp 2013: Sugoi’s Restroom-Friendly Women’s RS Pro Bib Shorts

While male and female cyclists alike appreciate the comfort offered by bib shorts, all know of the challenges associated with relieving oneself with under-jersey suspenders in place.  While men can (usually) make bib’d pee breaks work, women aren’t so lucky.  At PressCamp last week, Canadian clothiers Sugoi were on hand with what looks like a […]

650b Turner Flux spotted at PressCamp!

6/24 Edit:  Official press release added after the break. Poking around Park City before the official start of Press Camp this afternoon, we came across the Turner crew- and a fleet of shiny looking Flux.  For 2014, the US-made Flux is moving to the same 27in wheels as the excellent Burner.  A cross-country or trail […]

PressCamp 2013: From XC to DH, Marzocchi Lighten Up & Update Dampers

Stop thinking about Marzocchi like a gravity oriented brand. Marzocchi is focused on pure performance, no matter the intended use. In Bologna we can go big also when we ride a Marathon or an XC race. That mindset, in the words of Marzocchi 320 platform Project Leader Lissa Bassi, captures Marzocchi’s goal for their updated […]

PressCamp 2013: Stan’s Get Crosser With Expanded Iron Cross Tubeless Wheel Range

In preparation for the coming cyclocross season, Stan’s were showing a widened range of Iron Cross tubeless-compatible disc-compatible wheelsets at PressCamp last week.  While last year’s Iron Cross getting upgraded stainless steel bearings and an 11-speed compatible freehub body to become the $675 Iron Cross Team, it is joined from below by the Iron Cross […]

PressCamp 2013: Fezzari Offer Customization, Quality, & Value with Solitude 29er

Based just down the road from PressCamp in Lindon, UT, Fezzari is a small consumer-direct line with a surprising 23-bike range.  Not content to compete purely on price, the Fezzari team’s aim is to distinguish themselves with their customer service, impressive free 23-point customization scheme, and their products’ long-term performance.  Want to learn more about […]

PressCamp 2013: David Turner on the Turner Bikes Line

After sneaking some photos of the new Turner Flux earlier in the week, we had the chance to sit down with David Tuner of Turner Bikes to talk about what’s new at Turner, what hasn’t changed, and the company’s vision for the entire range.  Better still, we had the opportunity to spend several hours on […]

Smith show two new Performance sunglass models at PressCamp

In addition to yesterday’s big tease, Smith were showing two new models from their Performance sunglass line.  Joining the excellent Pivlock V2 are the new half-frame Approach / Approch max and the full-frame Pivlock Overdrive.

Shimano XT Shadow Plus Spotted at PressCamp

Not too long ago, when Shimano introduced the new SLX group, the big story was the inclusion of an SLX level Shadow Plus rear derailleur. Oddly, also included in the press release as a simple byline in a sea of text was the fact that there would also be a Shadow Plus derailleur at XT […]