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Classic Component Art from the 2016 Derailleur & Crankset Project Calendars


Boulder based photographer Robert Jones has been capturing images of classic and modern cycling components for the better part of twenty years. Two of his main ongoing works are The Derailleur Project and The Crankset Project. Each series has been documenting the beauty and simplicity of these two key bike parts, and spans a time period from the 1950s in Europe up to current tech from North America and Asia. After the popularity of a calendar that he made last year, he has expanded for 2016 with calendars for each of these two series. Join us after the break for a closer look, and details…


Videos Fresh and old, rad and bold: Portland’s Cross Crusade, World Enduro wrap up, World’s biggest Jumps & a 200+mph jet bike

From our friend and less than famous film maker Kevin Neidorf, whose edits of SSCXWC14 and others we’ve posted in the past, comes his edit of the River City Bicycles Cross Crusade. Watch as contenders’ powerful attempts to battle each other with some with less than graceful results, and a quick glimpse of the King himself at :50 seconds in…..

Skid past the break for more includng: Redbull TV’s wrap up of the World Enduro Series, some of the world’s biggest jumps on a bike with Nico Vink & Brendan Faircloughm and a 200mph “jet bike”…..


A week in review: Smart helmets, pink bikes, and that beee-utiful Garbaruk cassette adapter

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This week we have some great round ups from the Philly Bike Show, Peaty is getting ready to say adios…. but not yet, and what is with all the things lighting up that are not lights? We took a look at new kicks from DZR and Northwave as well as a lot of really nice apparel from Rapha and the new to the U.S. eye-catching Attaquer brand.

Move on past the break to take a rather in depth glimpse of our week in review…..


Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto! Livall adds another full featured “smart helmet” to the lineup

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We covered Livall’s Bling smart helmet a while back and it looks as though they have a new model with the same smart features. Crash detection, communication & ride tracking via Bluetooth, turn signals, and a freaking walkie talkie! What’s your handle?

Head past the break to see what the future might hold….


DZR Updates H20 Waterproof Shoes and DeFeet Releases New Artist Series Socks

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There’s only a few points of contact between you and your bike, so it’s always wise to make sure your hands, butt and feet are comfortably protected, coddled or cushioned. In this article, let’s go to the ground level and talk about two new products aimed at keeping your feet happy.

For wet weather riders, DZR has updated their casually styled waterproof H20 shoe with a stiffer shank and several layers of defense against unwanted moisture. We’ll also check out DeFeet’s new artist series socks featuring designs inspired by the individuals, brands or groups that collaborate with DeFeet. Click past the break to get to the heart and sole of these products…

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Kamloops, British Columbia

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Photo submitted by Wayne Parsons, “taken Nov. 9, on a trail I built appropriately called ‘A Blaze on the Hillside’ in Kamloops, BC. It was only 2 degrees celcius, or about 35F, hence the fire.”

We always love to see your photos and would like to show them to the world here on the Pic Of The Day. Send in your photo with a brief description here.

A Week in Review: Rad Kid’s bikes, Rapha’s Thermal Aerosuit, and a Roundup of some Awesome Tools and Hacks

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Tired of measuring power and want something even more involved to measure? We check out BSX’s updated Muscle Oxygenation sensing device. We also take a behind the scenes look at how Scott goggles are made, and find out what those Atherton siblings are up to.

Catch up on last week’s material and be sure to check out the comic strip of Yehuda Moon and how cynical and funny cycling can be….


Fezzari busts out Cascade Peak 27.5+ mountain bike with a Price that May Be Worth it

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After months of testing and getting final production going, Fezzari introduces its new Cascade Peak 27.5+ full suspension  mountain bike. We first saw a prototype of it at Sea Otter with a raw finish and before they had the final component spec. Now, it’s got a proper paint job, an impressive build kit and a price that’ll leave some scratching their heads.

Roll over the break and find to see the Cascade Peak in all of it’s glory and if this kind of purchase is in your future…..


Laugh and Relate to Yehuda Moon Through the Trials and Tribulations of a Bicycle Life in a Not So Bicycle World

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If you are a die-hard commuter or work in a shop, you may be pretty familiar with the webcomic, Yehuda Moon. It’s been some time since they’ve published anything and since then volume 5 has sold out leaving fans wanting more.

Commute past the break to see what they’re doing to bring back #5 as well as make a book #6 available…..