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Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces



Tools & Access

  • Find Public Repair  Stations Around the Globe – Minneapolis based Dero has put together an online mapping tool for cities, parks, universities, and bike advocacy groups to embed in their cycling and services sites to help cyclists find access to publicly available repair stands and tools. Dero has been cataloging coordinates for their Fixit stands, an the Fixit map continues to grow as the popularity of bicycling around the world increases. Currently, Dero Fixits can be found in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States, including Puerto Rico.


Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces


UCI Road Worlds

  • Richmond 2015 has put out a Mobile App to Follow this Weekends UCI Road Worlds – Don’t miss a moment of the 2015 UCI Road World Championships with the official mobile app, Richmond 2015. The app combines live video, interactive mapping, event schedules, official results, photo feeds, event previews, and more. The app was designed to keep you close to the action, even if you don’t make the trek to Virginia. The mobile app is available for download now for both iOS and Android. Read on past the break for more updates on worlds, including a link to live streaming…


DeFeet hits the gravel to outrun fashion police, giving away stash of goods to you

To celebrate a new gravel cycling sock they showed us at Interbike, and a fresh new collection of designs for their standard cycling socks, DeFeet put together this little video poking fun at prohibition era antics and our own ridiculousness as bike riders. Get ready for the Graveled High Roleur, then hit up their website to enter to win one of many prizes, including a Raleigh Tamland 1 Gravel Bike, Industry 9 Ultralite Disc CX Wheels, DeFeet High Rouleur Socks, Cane Creek Headset and Thudbuster, AVEX Sundowner Rocks Glass or DonkeyLabel Jersey.

Specialized celebrates Road World Championships by giving away Venge ViAS Pro & more


The UCI Road World Championships are back on U.S. soil for the first time since 1986 and to celebrate, Specialized is giving away some of their fastest products including a Venge ViAS Pro one day at a time. From September 16th thru the 27th, you can enter daily to win online or by visiting their booth at the race in Richmond, VA.

Speed past the break to see the items they’re giving away each day…


Eurobike Coverage Review – Week #2: Chosen goes for 12 Speeds, Cippollini Gets Aero, DT Swiss & HED Get Wider and MORE!

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Welcome back to Eurobike coverage part deux! With more categories to cover than ever, this year’s show was huge and kept us on our toes more than ever. Pour yourself a well deserved scotch, kick your feet up, and travel into this week’s coverage of Eurobike 2015.

And in case you missed Week 1’s exciting coverage, check it out!


Contest: Win a Wheelset from Token Cycling!

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Contest Details: Fill in your email address and answer all four survey questions to be entered to win a Token C50 carbon clincher wheelset. One winner will be chosen from the respondents with the correct answers.

Survey closes 11pm EST on Sunday, August 30th, 2015. Click past the break to enter!


Wolf Tooth Cycling adds narrow/wide direct mount SRAM, Cannondale cyclocross chainrings

2016 Cannondale SuperX Hi-Mod carbon cyclocross bike with Wolf Tooth Cycling 40T narrow wide chainring

The rest of your wolf pack’s going 1x on their cyclocross bike, and now you can keep up with these new Drop Stop cyclocross narrow wide chainrings from Wolf Tooth Cycling.

Featuring their patented tooth profiles, the new rings are available in direct mount versions for SRAM and Cannondale Hollowgram (Si / SiSL) cranksets, saving you up to 40g over stock single rings. And if you’re replacing a double chainring, the chainline is optimized for 10 and 11 speed cassettes to keep everything running as smooth as it should.

The Hollowgram versions were originally made as a collaboration for Cannondale, which is offering it as a stock item on some top level Super Hi-Mod CX1 models for 2016 (that’s your first look up above!)…


Friday RoundUP – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

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  • Biography of Legendary Cyclist Bernard Hinault – Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest cyclists of all time. He is a five-time winner of the Tour de France and the only man to have won each of the Grand Tours on more than one occasion. The Badger: The Life of Bernard Hinault and the Legacy of French Cycling as written by William Fotheringham, takes a close look at Hinault, aka: The Badger while also exploring the reasons that France has had a difficult time producing another Tour champion. Published by Chicago Review Press. The book is available at


Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces


  • Why Oval Rings Help You Ride Better – The UK based manufacturer of durable, lightweight and beautiful bicycle parts, absoluteBLACK has recently produced a few videos to illustrate the benefits of oval rings. They’re so sure that you’ll love your oval ring that they’ll give you 30 days to try it and if you don’t love it, you can send it back for a refund. There will be more videos to come so be sure to subscribe to their YouTube Channel.

Recall news and a lot more after the break….