Recycled Wood Bike Stand/Rack

I wanted to make (or maybe buy) a bike rack for our most-utilized cycles, for convenience. For a bike stand for at least four bikes I decided I didn’t want to buy one as they are a bit pricey (and I’m kinda cheap), so I set out to find a …

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Review – Kona Esatto Road Endurance Bike

The day I bought my new Kona Esatto road bike was a bit bittersweet. The new bike (an Xmas gift from my wife) was, of course, the happy part.  But I also knew that I was going to be, at least partly, saying goodbye to my venerable Motobecane Mirage Spirit.  I likely …

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Review – ISM Adamo Prologue Bicycle Seat

  If you plan on riding your bike only once in a while and not very far, then what seat you use may not be that important. But anything more than ‘occasional’ and you probably find yourself wanting a good seat, possibly better than what came stock on your bike. …

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Zwift – Quick Review (During Trial Period)

Every once in a while something really innovative and useful really does come along – sometimes as an evolution of many other ideas which are ingeniously innovated into one cohesive concept.  And like a good percentage of these really good new ideas that come along you may sometimes say to …

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Magnet Steel Bike Trainer Review / My First Time with a Bike Trainer

This review is about the Magnet Steel Bike Bicycle Indoor Exercise Trainer Stand as sold on Amazon and other places around the Internet, as well as a bit about my first experiences with using a bike trainer in general. I’ve been interested in biking since I first learned to ride, but …

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Review – Scosche RHYTHM Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensor (and Mini-Review of the Wahoo Fitness App)

This is a review of the Scosche Rhythm Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensor but you’ll find some useful info (and mini-review I suppose) on the Wahoo Fitness app here too. After I decided to get myself a bike trainer (see my review of the Magnet Steel bike trainer here) I found that the biggest …

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Review – Velo Wide: Channel M Bicycle Seat

I really like my Planet Bike 5020 Men’s Anatomic Relief  gel bike seat and it quickly became my primary saddle, I’ve put thousands of miles on it with an older bike, my newer road bike, and an older mountain bike and then a new mountain bike.  Its great; allowing relief, where before …

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Review – Greenfield SKS2-305B ‘Stabilizer’ Stay-Mount Bicycle Kickstand

  After having some trouble with the previous kickstand on my main road bike over the course of a few (the BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″ – see my blog review here) I decided to start looking around for a different model. My wife had done some research and …

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Review – BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″

  This is a review of the BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″ after about two years of use and while being mounted on a moderately used road bike.  On with the review… Like most nicer model bikes nowadays my road bike did not come with a kickstand. The bike …

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Garmin Virb Aero-Bar Mount

I received my Garmin Virb Elite (for my full review of the Garmin Virb Elite click here) for Xmas and immediately ordered a bunch of different Go-Pro compatible mounts, for various purposes and which all fit the Virb just fine. In another blog entry I will fully review the Garmin Virb Elite itself, …

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