Get on Cycleops Indoor Trainers for Warm-Ups, Workouts

Cycleops indoor trainers are perfect for warming up at races and doing great workouts at home!

Cycleops indoor trainers are perfect for warming up at races and doing great workouts at home! Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Native Rides Milwaukee Road in Oregon

The Milwaukee Road bike from Milwaukee Bicycle Co. easily adapts to the mixed-terrain and roads of northwestern Oregon.

(The Milwaukee Road) has been a joy over the last year or so. Extremely versatile. I have had it set up as: a winter bike, commuter, rough road bike, even explored some abandoned logging roads with it. It is by far the most comfortable road bike I have ever ridden. It’s true calling is as a ride-all-day-till-the-road-turns-to-gravel-and-keep-on-going bike. Continue Reading →

How Do I Choose the Right Nitto Track Handlebars?

Nitto track handlebars come in a variety of models. Call Ben's Cycle to help you choose.

Nitto track handlebars are used throughout the world on the track and on the road because of their durability and strength, style, and comfort.

But how do you know which ones to choose?

Ben’s Cycle stocks four different Nitto track handlebars with different variations. Continue Reading →

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 →

Vittoria Graphene Tires Have Less Rolling Resistance, Better Grip

Vittoria has added Graphene to several newly-redesigned models for road, off-road, and urban cycling. They're available at Ben's Cycle and benscycle.com

After spending three years testing and perfecting the product, Vittoria Graphene tires for road, off-road, and urban cycling successfully reduce rolling resistance and increase grip and tread life! Continue Reading →

Art and Urban Style Mix in DZR’s Shift Cycling Flat Pedal Shoe

DZR collaborated with three different artists to create the Shift, an urban flat pedal cycling shoe.

DZR, a San Francisco-based cycling shoe company, collaborated with three renowned artists to create the DZR Shift sneakers for flat pedal cycling. The artists each designed the interior of the Continue Reading →

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 →