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5 cycling items to stock up on.

Over the course of your cycling adventures it's sometimes wise to have a stash of commonly used items for you or your bike.  Listed here are 5 items we think everyone should stock up on when they find them on sale and absolutely will be used at some point. Tubes: You should always carry [...]

Newest Bicycle Tech for 2016

2016 is going to be a good year for new technology such as heads up displays, training and wireless drive train technology from SRAM.  Today we'll show you a little bit of what we've been reading about from various manufacturers. Garmin Vivoactive HR GPS smartwatch with a sunlight-readable, high-resolution color touchscreen Built-in [...]

BunchSprint is now a RideWithGPS Ride Ambassador

We're glad to be part of the growing list of Ride Ambassadors for Ride with GPS. If you're ever in the upstate of South Carolina you don't want to miss any of the fantastic road, mountain and recreational cycling we have to offer. We'll be posting some of the most popular routes along with photos [...]

BeeLine – Urban “fuzzy” smart navigation.

BeeLine is a handlebar-mounted device that helps you find your way on a bike. It strips back navigation to the bare basics, turning convention completely on its head and resurfacing your natural instinct to find the way. This looks like a very novel idea for urban cyclists.  Basically it's compassed based navigation that allows you [...]

Lezyne Super GPS Overview

The Super GPS is truly a super computer. It simultaneously utilizes ANT+™ and Bluetooth® Smart, allowing for synchronization with iOS/Android devices, power meters, heart rate straps and speed/cadence sensors. Notification of incoming phone calls, texts and emails (with actual message text) are displayed on the computer’s large, sharp monitor, along with power, heart rate [...]

Importance of Group Riding & Racing Skills

Unless you are a triathlete or just a time trialist, the answer might surprise you, and even then, it's still important because we all need to know how to ride in a group effectively. As a cycling coach at Greenville Cycling & Multisport, I find it amazing how power numbers don't correspond with performance [...]

Best $10 Bicycle Brake Light – Sigma Brake Light

When it comes to safety on a bicycle most of us already know that a helmet is a requirement and so is a properly maintained bicycle.  During the darker hours and fall season it’s time to break out the front headlights and rear tail lights to increase visibility.  Many lights are categorized or judged [...]

Budget Bike Parts – Online Swap Meet – Facebook Groups

When it comes to shopping for a new bicycle or bicycle parts nothing supports the local economy and bicycle scene more than purchasing at your local bike shop (LBS) but what if you’re looking for an older part, a discontinued part or maybe some spare parts that you need to make a complete set of [...]

Innertube Handlebar Padding & Dampening for Free

If you’ve ridden long enough I’m sure there have been times where you wished your handlebars had a bit more padding especially when riding on rougher roads and terrain.  The feeling of having your hands rattle to sleep or aching on a long ride is not our idea of fun.  There are a number of [...]

2016 Boyd Cycling Clincher Rouleur Wheelset

Boyd Cycling have been working on a new version of their popular Rouleur wheels and they are almost ready to ship. For 2016 the Rouleur is getting a big makeover compared to the previous generation Rouleur (which has been around since Boyd has been around).  Boyd is now adding a welded seam to the Rouleur [...]