Chamois Cream Makes Your Ride Smooth

Using chamois cream will help you ride more happily since it eliminates or reduces uncomfortable saddle sores and chafing.

The use of chamois cream for cyclists is one of those sensitive topics. But we’ll just drive right in to provide a guide on the whys and hows. Continue Reading →

Casual Cycling Shoes Make for Efficient Ride, Comfortable Walk

Ben's Cycle shares reviews of Giro, DZR, Chrome, and Specialized casual cycling shoes.

How did your casual cycling shoes survive last season? Is it time to try some new shoes or upgrade?   Wait, you don’t have cycling shoes? So you ask, should Continue Reading →

Giant Spring Savings Sale on Specialized Bike and Equipment at Ben’s Cycle

Specialized Spring Savings begins today at Ben's Cycle. Specialized bicycles and equipment are on sale for up to 50 percent off!

The Spring Savings Sale means big savings on Specialized bikes and equipment starting March 1 at Ben’s Cycle in Milwaukee.   Not only are we hosting a great event Saturday Continue Reading →

Endura Luminite Rain Jacket Keeps You Dry and Visible

Endura Luminite jackets get you riding safely and comfortably if you ride in the rain or in the dark. Both the Endura Luminite and Endura Luminite 2 jacket with a built-in flashing light will keep you visible to traffic in all sorts of conditions. Continue Reading →

Ben’s Cycle Reviews: Powerful, Purposeful NiteRider, Cateye Front Lights

Ben's Cycle publishes reviews on bicycle products to help customers make informed decisions.

road.cc really liked the NiteRider Lumina Micro 350 and the Cateye Volt 1600 in two reviews recently.

Both front lights will light your way on dark streets and allow you to be seen by oncoming traffic. But the two are very differently-powered lights! Continue Reading →

In a Rough World, BodyFloat Seatpost Smooths Out the Bumps!

Ben's Cycle has the Cirrus BodyFloat seat post smooths out the bumps on the trail or road.

Life is hard enough without sore backs and shoulders from riding on rough roads – or no roads at all.

On your bike, one product to smooth out bumps from whatever kind of road you’re on is the Cirrus Cycles BodyFloat Seatpost. Continue Reading →

Why Ride a Fat Tire Bike? Get Outside in Winter

But I tried a Specialized Fat Boy at Fattyooshko, the fat tire race put on by Ben’s Cycle and the Ben’s Cycle/ Milwaukee Bicycle Co. Cycling Team.

We raced on snow and ice at Kosciusko Park in Milwaukee, up hills, across the pond, and over ice-crusted piles of snow.

I get it now: I had a blast riding the Fat Boy in the snow. I could slide around corners, roll through snow banks, over ice piles. With barely any tire pressure (eight pounds), you can simply ride over the snow without sinking in. Continue Reading →