Brooks C13: Brooks Style, Light Enough to Race

The Brooks Cambium C13: beautiful, durable Brooks performance on a saddle that's light enough to race.

When Brooks C13 carbon saddle was released last year for testing, it was a dramatic departure for the traditional leather saddle company.

While the vulcanized natural rubber compound coveris similar to other new saddles produced by Brooks (C15, C17), what’s new for the Cambium C13 is the one-piece braided carbon frame that supports the cover. Continue Reading →

Brooks Isle of Wight Saddle Bag: Practical, Classy, Functional

The Isle of Wight saddle bag is made from Bluesign material, an eco-friendly textile, as well as traditional Brooks leather straps. We liked the way the bag held its shape, due to a “u-stiffener.” Continue Reading →

Women’s Helmets: Fit, Size, Colors Matter

Ben's Cycle and benscycle.com stocks great women's helmets from Specialized, Giro, Bell, Bern, and Fox Racing.

Do you need a women’s specific cycling helmet?

It depends on your head size, hair style, and color preferences. We can help you decide your best options at Ben’s Cycle. 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 →

We’ve Found Limited Edition Chris King Purple NoThreadset Headsets!!

The limited edition Chris King purple NoThreadset is available at Ben's Cycle after we found a box high on a shelf in the warehouse!

In Ben’s Cycle vast warehouse, we’ve discovered a small box of limited edition Chris King PURPLE NoThreadsets in the original packaging!

These were first produced in 2013 and are now pretty rare. We don’t expect them to last long! Continue Reading →

Easy Bike Touring: What Equipment Should I Get?

Easy bike touring with a single overnight doesn't require much gear. We recommend products for a great experience on the bike!

When a customer asked us what she needed for an overnight bike camping trip, we asked our internet sales guy Matt, who has a lot of experience with bike touring, for some advice. Continue Reading →