It’s impossible to comprehend that almost 12 months have elapsed since Interbike 2016, but the calendar doesn’t lie, so the editorial crew is planning our annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the largest bicycle expo in the United States.
USAMade Components launches the all-new Sharktooth Pro series chainrings for most road and mountain cranksets. These chainrings feature 7075-T6 aluminum machined construction, unparalleled chain retention and quiet Teflon coated operation.
At the 2016 Interbike Tradeshow, State Bicycle Co. displayed glimpses of the new Simpsons collection that will be coming soon for consumer purchase. Though not much has been revealed about production and availability, we know that there will be three different framesets. The frames include the iconic colors and design of the classic cartoon.
The exceptional efficiency of the roller chain, rated at 98.4% by the National Physical Laboratory, is primarily due to the reduced friction when the roller piece of the chain engages with and leaves the tooth on a sprocket (toothed-wheel or gear).
I’ve been using the Varia radar with the 520 on my daily commute for the past couple months, and it has made for a more enjoyable riding experience, with a minor caveat. If you share the same enthusiasm for high value, multi-purpose items as I do, the Continental Tour Ride tires can complete your favorite utility bike.
Alex Webster is the man with the plan at this downtown San Diego wheel-building operation. Hermes-Sport channels Alex’s passion for cycling into high-performance wheels capable of handling the most challenging SoCal rides.