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 →

Nitto Classic Road Handlebars: Durable, Stylish, Comfortable

Nitto classic road handlebars come in a variety of drops, reach, and flare, plus some with anatomic bends! Check out the selection at benscycle.com and Ben's Cycle in Milwaukee.

Cyclists have a number of Nitto classic road handlebars to choose from as they consider the best bar for commuting, longer-distance riding, and recreational riding. These bars are the Classic Continue Reading →

New Shimano Road Performance Shoes for Everyone

Shimano offers the Road Performance line of cycling shoes, meant for cyclists who want comfort and performance at a reasonable price.

The Shimano Road Performance shoes are designed to meet the needs of road cyclists who are not racing, yet look for performance, speed, and comfort. Ben’s Cycle has the Shimano Continue Reading →

How to Choose the Best Power Meter for You

Choosing a power meter - or even deciding if you need one - can be a confusing choice. Ben's Cycle offers some guidance on how to pick the best power meter for your style of riding. Image from DC Rainmaker.

The best power meter is one that measures your fitness on the bike, providing a series of numbers that quantify your performance for your style of riding. Continue Reading →

Big Increase in Comfort, Blood Flow with Specialized Power Saddle

The Specialized Power saddle reduces numbness and increases blood flow when a rider is bent over the bars.

The Power is designed to reduce the discomfort with a short nose (30mm shorter than a traditional saddle), with a wider cut-out channel, proper sit bone support, and a light level of padding, all of which increase blood flow. 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 →

Cavendish’s Cervelo S5: Fast, Light, Stiff

Pro cyclist Mark Cavendish has a new team - Dimension Data - and a new bike - a Cervelo S5 aero road bike. See the profile here.

Mark Cavendish is one of greatest sprinters in the history of bike racing, and this year, Cavendish is riding the very hot Cervelo S5 aero road bike for his new team – Dimension Data. Continue Reading →

Specialized Crux, Allez, Enduro Great Bikes for Road, Dirt

BikeRadar: For a fraction of the cost of Specialized’s cutting-edge carbon bikes, the Allez alloy line provides a pretty compelling offer: Tarmac-like bottom bracket stiffness, an aerodynamic profile comparable to the original Venge aero bike, a decent weight, and racy handling."

We’re featuring a collection of recent reviews and mentions of race-winning amazing Specialized bikes available from Ben’s Cycle in Milwaukee. Continue Reading →