Month: December 2011
During my bike fit at Studio Velo, I decided to purchase a new saddle. For over 8 years, I have been riding on the same generic Specialized saddle that came with the purchase of my bike. Needless to say, the saddle was way past its useful life and for the sake of my riding comfort, it was time to upgrade.
As a next step to the extremely popular Xplosive Boardshort launch last summer, Quiksilver has created a full wetsuit using the same underlying technology. Kelly Slater captured his 11th ASP World Championship title in San Francisco wearing the new prototype Xplosive Wetsuit last November.
All the extra layers required for winter cycling usually make starting and stopping your bike app, looking at route maps, or sending a text message that much more difficult. BioLogic recently released a handful of cycling accessories to help you stay connected on your bike commute or when riding around town, regardless of weather.
Everyone knows that keeping your core warm is the key to not only preventing cold hands and feet, but being able to play longer outdoors during the winter. New company Toast has created a set of heated base layers that provide localized heat to those areas critical to maintaining core body temperature.