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 →

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 →

Niner Road, Mountain Bikes Now Available at Ben’s Cycle

Top-quality, high-performance bikes from Niner are now available at Ben's Cycling in Milwaukee and benscycle.com

Niner bikes are all about performance and fun off the regular beaten paved path.

That’s why Ben’s Cycle is proud to become a Niner dealer, both in the shop and online at benscycle.com. 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 →

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 →

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 →