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 →

Specialized Allez is Built for Speed

Nowhere is the improvement in aluminum bicycles more apparent than in the Specialized Allez. The Allez keeps the same speed and stiffness from the past, but Specialized builds the frames in a way that makes them comfortable and still responsive. 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 →

Choosing Nitto Track Handlebars: B125, B127, ADB-X

Nitto track handlebars from Ben's Cycle and benscycle.com

Nitto track handlebars come in many different varieties, including the B123, B125, B127, and ADB-X. Use the posts and table to figure out which one is best for you. 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 →

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 →

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 →