A new cycling lifestyle shop opened in Echo Park on October 15th. The shop, called Banker Supply Co., is a popular Pittsburgh store selling innovative bike brands that are geared towards the trendy city commuter. Banker Supply Co. is on W. Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.’s Cycle Sports division today announced the expansion of its power meter kit line-up to support popular crankset and crank arm brands* Campagnolo®, Cannondale® and FSA®, as well as Shimano® mountain bike models, XTR Trail and XT.
Detroit Bikes heads to Las Vegas with a full line of new bikes. Handcrafted from American steel, the entire line of Detroit Bikes is handcrafted in our Motor City factory. Expanding dramatically for 2017, Detroit Bikes offers multiple models, a full range of colors and countless custom options.
Diamondback Bicycles enlisted the help of childhood hero, Bill Nye the Science Guy, for a series of videos explaining bike basics to cycling newcomers. In this new series “Let’s Ride with Bill Nye”, the science guy covers everything from the formula for getting the correct bike size for your body, to the science behind shifting and the breakdown of brakes.
Google Self-Driving Car Reports Show Efforts to Accommodate Cyclists. Google has been releasing public reports on the progress of improving their self-driving car. We looked through the latest report from June 2016 and were pleased to see the efforts that Google is making to ensure that cyclists are safe among the self-driving cars.
Made in the USA: Detroit Bikes brightens up their B-Type with a new color addition – Mint! Diverting from their traditionally black and white color scheme, the mint paint adds a retro touch to the brand that reminds us of a romantic American past.
With the technology market still trying to determine the best way to get users to adopt heads-up displays, the 28-gram Garmin Varia Vision could see some success in the cycling world as an aid to tech-savvy bicyclists.
Since Sir Bradley Wiggins smashed the hour record at the London Velodrome in June 2015, Australian Bridie O’Donnell will be attempting the Women’s Fastest Hour Record, on the other side of the world, on 22nd January in the Adelaide Super-Dome. Muc-Off is determined to be the lubrication partner for both the male and female Fastest Hour record holders, so O’Donnell will be supplied with a high-performance chain treated with the same winning formula as Wiggins had in June.
The Joe Rogan Experience features guests such as scientists, writers, professors, world class athletes, comedians, and now Rogan has added Professional Cyclist, Lance Armstrong, to the roster. Released today, Rogan and Armstrong discuss his cycling history and the doping scandal that has defined his career.
A few months ago, MASH SF hosted the world premiere of their new video project in San Francisco. Since that time, we had been wondering when MASH would be bringing the party to Southern California. The time has arrived.
Today, we are participating in #GivingTuesday and providing the gift of bicycles to students in the developing world. On #GivingTuesday charities, families, businesses, and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving.
Maserati, the Italian luxury car manufactures, have had brief encounters with the cycling industry in the past, but are now increasing their involvement with the sport beginning this year. In the 1970’s they created a few Maserati model bicycles, though traces of those are difficult to find now, and in 2009 they released two different models designed by legendary Italian bike-makers Milani Cycles.
The Sea Otter Classic continues to break grounds in the cycling community with a new addition to this year’s racing schedule, an eMTB race. This is the first e-bike race of it’s kind in North America, comparable only to the Rad Am Ring track race in Germany. The Sea Otter, however, does things a little differently; this year they will be taking the eMTB off the asphalt and onto dirt with plenty of climbing combined with a challenging cross country course.
You may be seeing a few bright green bikes on the streets of Santa Monica this weekend, when the Breeze Bike Share program, presented by Hulu, kicks off their exciting launch with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 12. The bike share program works like this: when you find and/or reserve a bike on the Social Bicycles mobile app, you will receive a pin code that is to be entered on the keypad lock on the bicycle.
Do you know what to do if you come face to face with a mountain lion? In this video, man called Chris encounters a mountain lion on his adventure near Fernie, BC. At around the 2:13 mark, the lion gets a little too close for comfort and Chris announces his dominance as the lion stalks him. Not too worry, Chris makes it out physically unscathed, but we wanted to demonstrate how his behavior helped him to survive. He did not run away or make any sudden movements, instead he stands his ground and faces the lion.
In response to this increasing interest in the availability of cycle clubs in the US, Rapha is set to launch a “…Los Angeles Cycle Club…next month” No word yet on the exact date and location, but we did find a job opening for a Rapha Cycle Club Assistant at Santa Monica location. It seems likely that they will set up the club inside – or near – Bike Effect in Santa Monica; the bike shop is often the starting location of Rapha Cycle Club Mobile Los Angeles group rides.
Hundreds of kids from Oceano Elementary School waited at the Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville in Oceano, where they greeted the cyclists with letters and posters that they had made in their classes.
Cycling Weekly interviewed Tinkoff-Saxo’s team chef Hannah Grant back at the Tour de France in July to find out what the professionals eat during racing season. Grant is from Denmark where she graduated from the culinary institute in 2007, until she traveled for a year feeding kiteboarders in the South Pacific and French Polynesia. She then moved on to work for Michelin star restaurant, Noma.