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Cutter for the Urban Bike Commuter

Backcountry.com recently launched a new apparel and accessory brand called Cutter. The line was named in recognition of the gritty, underdog spirit of the Cutters team in the movie Breaking Away.   “Cutter is built for the urban bike commuter. It’s innovative cycling gear, with technical features and smart details that work for riders who wouldn’t […]

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Columbia High Road Embraces Technology

   Columbia High Road saw an extraordinary performance at the Giro D'Italia as well as at races throughout the past year. This exceptional streak can be attributed at least in part to the team's manager, wireless entrepreneur Bob Stapleton. Upon taking the helm, Mr. Stapleton immediately set out to apply the principles he learned from the high-tech […]

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The Noseless ECD Seat

Last week, Ergonomic Comfort Design (ECD)launched the "noseless" saddle in the UK. The nose of the saddle has been removed in order to reduce pressure on the sensitive perineum area and shift the cyclist's weigh back onto the sit bones.  The saddle was originally designed by Thomas White, former head of industrial design at Boeing […]

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