Only a few years after Teva entered the bike market with the introduction of the Links freeride mountain bike shoe, the company announced this week that they are now exiting the market. The brand was famous for saying that bike was not only a category of footwear, but a passion. Not so much anymore.
A couple of weeks ago, Mission Workshop officially launched their new division called Acre. Making the move from urban streets to the trail, the Acre Trail System collection includes a complete line of weatherproof bags and apparel that enable you to not only ride year round, but look styish doing so.
Although a large majority of mountain bike trails in Marin are fire roads, there are some incredibly steep and more technical sections. Even after my Trek Dirt Series adventure last summer, I still have to get off the bike and walk occasionally. In my standard clipless mountain bike shoes, walking was a bit of a chore, but I have found the best of both worlds in the Teva Pivot.
For those of us who are continually passed on our local bike route by sponsored riders and have to squeeze into an XXL euro sized cycling jersey, we now have a new home. Fat Lad At The Back – cycling apparel made for us normal sized riders. You are no longer alone, so join the movement and be proud.
As a compliment to the physical ID bracelet, Road ID has created a new app that is a great tool for your next run, bike ride, or even hike. Particularly useful for those of you who tend to train solo most of the time, the app tracks your workout location in real time, enabling your friends and family to follow your progress online.