The One about the Shimano PD-M520 MTB Bike Pedals & SPD Cleats

A lot friends have asked me what kind of pedals I use for my road bike and I think it surprises many of them that I use Shimano PD-520 MTB Pedals with SPD Cleats. Why do I use mountain bike pedals? I think that everyone has their own comfort level of what pedals they would rather use and previously I used Shimano PD-R540-LA Light Action SPD-SL Road Pedal with a […]

The One about the Topeak Survival Tool Wedge II

For anyone who cycles, especially long distances, there are two things they should have with them, a pump (or mini CO2 cannister) and tools. Currently, my favorite to use is the Topeak Survival Tool Wedge II. The Survival Tool Wedge is an updated and improved version of Topeak’s wedge pack and features a wrap around zipper, extra long 3M reflective strip for added saefty at night and a zippered expanding […]

The One about the CamelBak Lobo Hydration Pack

As I start to run and cycle more and focus on my water drinking, I have been researching various hydration packs. One that fit my budget and my needs was the CamelBak Lobo Hydration Pack. Since 1988, Petaluma-based outdoor equipment company, CamelBak Products, LLCĀ  has been releasing their hydration products to the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies but also to the general public The idea came from CamelBak founder […]

The One about the Shimano SH-XC30 SPD Mountain Bike Shoes

The Shimano SH-XC30 SPD Mountain Bike shoes have been my main shoe to use for commutes or for riding. While I do have Shimano road shoes, I tend to do a lot of riding through the city and not in areas where there are straight riding without stopping. I’m constantly having to release and if it’s in an area where traffic is bad, having to walk, which I can’t do […]

The One about the Bell Super 2 Helmet

While I mostly ride road bikes, I also have two mountain bikes and always want to makes sure that I’m protected. So, I purchased the Bell Super 2 Helmet which received rave reviews for providing superior protection and a lower rear coverage than most other helmets. The helmet is compatible with the Super 2R chin bar, has 23 vents for ventilation and Bells Overbrow Ventilation. On top is a breakaway […]