Riding in the Rain: Rain Gear to Stay Warm and Dry

Six suggestions for good rain gear to keep you warm and dry when it's wet outside.

I don’t much like riding my bicycle in the rain, but on wet days, I get out my rain gear – jacket, pants, booties, make sure my fenders are on the bike and lights working, and head outside. Continue Reading →

Carradice Original Cape Roll: Holds Rain Jacket, Tools in Classy Package

The Original Cape Roll from Carradice is a great tool to carry essential tools as well as a rain jacket.

Sooner or later, you’re going to get caught on your bike in the rain. You’ll be glad you have the Carradice Original Cape Roll as your saddle bag since you Continue Reading →

Rock N’ Roll Gold Chain Lube: Tenacious and Clean

Rock "N" Roll Gold chain lube is widely praised as one of the best lubes to clean and lubricate your chain. Available at Ben's Cycle.

We have so many choices for chain lubes for our bicycles that it’s hard to choose one. Rock “N” Roll Gold is a “very clever most-conditions lube that goes a Continue Reading →

Carradice Bagman Great Supports for Beautiful Saddle Bags

The Carradice Bagman Support securely holds a Carradice saddle bag in place. Carradice saddle bags and rack supports are available at Ben's Cycle and benscycle.com

Their cycling saddle bags are large enough to store what you need for short trips. To keep the bags stable, Carradice designed and manufactures a support called the Bagman Sport or Bagman Expedition.

These supports are meant to keep the bag stable and in place. The Expedition is slightly longer and slightly deeper than the Sport, allowing for a larger saddle bag. 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 →

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 →

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 →

Specialized Helmets, Shoes Make Your Ride More Comfortable

Specialized Airnet helmet is an understated, simple, and well-ventilated helmet.

Specialized helmets, shoes, and other accessories are designed to give riders the best ride possible.

The Airnet helmet is a great, relatively low-cost helmet that is simple, yet highly functional. The S-Works road shoes are the best shoes BikeRadar has ever ridden, and the Cliplite mountain shoes are great for riding trails. Continue Reading →

Winter Cycling: Tips and Tricks to Ride All Winter

Regrease your cleat bolt often to make sure they don't seize in salty corrosive winter conditions.

With some planning and practice, you can ride your bicycle all winter, even in temperatures below zero! road.cc has some great tips for riding in the ice and snow.   Continue Reading →