Archive for September, 2014

Gear Review: Camelbak Podium Ice Bottle

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by tony

Water bottles are a cheap accessory usually running between $4 and $10, and unless you’re using a pack hydration system such as Camelbak’s, a necessary one for longer rides. The Camelbak Podium Ice bottle sells for $25. What in the world would justify a premium price for an item that we use without a thought, […]


Riding With Lower Tire Pressure: HED Ardennes+ SL Wheels

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by tony

After years of drinking the Kool-Aid that tires should be as thin as possible and pumped to the maximum, we’re finally getting some sane discussion on suitable tires for recreational cyclists. When it came to road tires, thin was in and we liked them hard, rock hard. But we’re now learning that wider tires at […]