Roundup: Tasty new treats from Kramp Krushers, ProBar, Clean Energy & Clifbar

Kramp Krusher electrolyte chews kicked things off last year with their Salty Limón flavor that’s so close to a margarita you may find yourself using them to chase the worm. On a ride, they’re amazing, and they seem to do the trick fending off cramps thanks to 310mg of sea salt sourced sodium and 95mg […]

EB14: All New Cannondale Slice Triathlon Bike Debuts, Plus CAAD10 Track Bike & Budget Road Racer

The all new Cannondale Slice triathlon bike will formally debut at Ironman World Championships Kona in October, but we’ve got a first look at the top model, the Slice Black Inc. Goals were to reduce weight as much as possible, add aero efficiency and make it more comfortable. Compared to the outgoing model, they don’t […]

E-Bike Tech Comparison: Bosch Frame Mounted Motors vs. Bion-X Hub Motors

Have you noticed there’s been a growing mention of electrically motorized bicycles lately? That’s because they’re coming, whether our domestic infrastructure is ready or not. While Europe’s been enjoying the boost at a broader level for a few years, brands with strong stateside distribution are starting to push them into dealers in select markets, establishing […]

2015 Campagnolo Chorus EPS, Super Record Mechanical Tech Overview & Actual Weights

The new Super Record, Record and Chorus mechanical groups were unveiled in late May, followed shortly thereafter by a new Chorus EPS group. The basic details were provided, but pricing, weights and the finer points were missing, so we used our time at PressCamp to fill in the holes. When Campy unveils a new technology, […]

Pivot Teases All-New Mountain Bike, Debuts Mid June

Yep, a new Pivot mountain bike is coming next week. We’ll be at PressCamp for the debut and report back with all the details. What do we know so far? Nada, other than that tiny rider looks like they’re hauling butt on a mid-travel bike. We asked founder Chris Cocalis if we could tease anything. Here’s […]

Review: Kenda Honey Badger Pro Mountain Bike Tires

After riding the Kenda Honey Badger on demo bikes around Park City, Utah, on some amazing singletrack, I requested a set in for a formal review. The trails used by vendors at PressCamp and DealerCamp (in Utah), several of which had bikes equipped with the tires that don’t give a you-know-what, were a combination of […]

IB13: Sugoi’s Ted King Lumberjack = Best Cycling Kit Ever. Plus Great New Women’s Apparel & More!

We’ve seen some impressive cycling kits over the years, with the Peewee Herman skinsuit and jean short overall bibs being two of the favorites. But the limited edition Sugoi Ted King Lumberjack kit may just log roll them all. Why? It’s the details, like printed buttons that look so real it’s hard to even notice […]

Boardman Teases B56/TTE Triathlon Bike for Kona Ironman World Championships

Boardman teased their upcoming Sportive road bike with a similarly dramatic video in August, and now they’re whetting our appetites for speed with a new TTE triathlon bike. We saw the Elite Air TT 9.8 at PressCamp, and it looked pretty good with all the expected aero features like hidden brakes and a slippery frame. […]

IB13: Camelbak Updates Colors, New Lightweight XV Packs, Improves Jet Valve & (Finally) Offers a Coffee Mug!

The 2014 Camelbak hydration packs get lots of bright colors to match the vibrant clothing collections from most mountain bike gear brands. They’ve also added new lighter Mule XV and Lobo XV packs that slim down the features slightly to drop weight. XV stands for Cross Ventilation and refers to the new lightweight padding system […]