Posts Tagged ‘Handlebar’

Light and Motion Urban 550 Light – Review

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The Urban 550 clamps securely to the bars with a simply, tool free system.

The Urban 550 is an incredibly versatile light, serving well beyond its suggested use in urban settings. At 550 lumens, it puts out more than enough to cover most typical riding situations. With its compact and rechargeable Li-ion battery, tool free handlebar mount and multiple settings, it’s proven itself to be a reliable addition to my everyday cycling gear.

I purchased this light back in October when summer light started to dwindle and the prospect of night riding became inevitable. Since then, my Urban 550 remained mounted on my handlebar for nearly 900 miles. It’s seen nearly every condition, temperature and terrain that I could find to throw at it. And so far, it’s proven to be a sturdy piece of gear with virtually no problems.

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Whisky Parts Co. No. 7 Carbon Road Bar – Quick Look

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

In my search for a new bar for this next season, this is an option from Whisky Parts Co. caught my attention. The No.7 Carbon Road Bar is fully packed for Whisky’s first drop bar offering.

At $285, it falls into the same price range as Easton and Ritchey’s top offerings and comes in at $100 less than the lighter-weight yet more expensive 3T and Zipp bars. (more…)

Topeak RideCase iPhone Case

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
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The Topeak RideCase iPhone case and mounting bracket is a pretty solid offering from Topeak. The case and mounting bracket can bring a welcomed addition to your daily commute with a few hidden surprises. It makes a nice everyday case that can be slipped onto the bike in the blink of an eye and have you off riding in no time. Of course all that doesn’t come without a bit of a back story of our initial impressions. (more…)