Girl Gear :: Chrome Delores Shoes

Girl Gear :: Chrome Delores Shoes

  When the folks at Chrome told me they were sending a over a pair of their new women’s shoes I was thrilled. Until now, Chrome have been getting their, uh-hem, feet wet, making men’s shoes. Every time that I walked by a Chrome display over the last...

Girl Gear :: Leg Lube

So, you are headed out for a big week of riding, there is camping involved and the potential for less showers than days of travel. But you still want to keep your freshly shaved legs, not just to look good but to prevent chaffing, and the age old “roadie”...

Tool Tuesday :: Park Tool Dag-2

Tool: Park Tool DAG-2 Derailleur Hanger Alignment Gauge Job:  To align your derailleur hanger. Thumps Up:  The DAG-2 is an updated version of the classic DAG-1 alignment gauge.  The DAG-2 is just as simple and effective to use as the original, but it’s been designed...

Tool Tuesday :: DT Swiss Analog Spoke Tensiometer

Tool: DT Swiss Analog Spoke Tensiometer Job: To measure spoke tension for optimal wheel building and truing. Thumps Up: Any good mechanic knows the importance of using a tensiometer when building or truing wheels. The DT Swiss Analog tensiometer is an easy to use,...

Tool Tuesday :: Lezyne Pedal Rod

Tool: Lezyne Pedal Rod Job:  To install and remove pedals. Thumps Up:  Most pedal wrenches are pretty similar in design and size.  Lezyne’s Pedal Rod, however, steps it up a notch.  It’s available in two versions: the CNC which has an aluminum handle and the Classic...

Tool Tuesday :: Portland Design Works 3Wrencho

Tool: Portland Design Works 3wrencho (coated) Job:  To help you remove your wheel and change a flat tire. Thumps Up:  PDW’s 3wrencho is an excellent tool.  Instead of carrying both a tire lever and a 15mm wrench to change a flat, I now only have to carry one tool.  It...