Gifts for the Cyclocross Racer – 2015 Ben’s Cycle Gift Guide

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1: Our ideal set of cyclocross wheels. You don’t need anything more!

Build a set of wheels with White Industry hubs and HED Belgium rims

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http://www.benscycle.com/p-5556-white-industries-cx11-rear-hub.aspx

http://www.benscycle.com/p-3720-white-industries-mi6-front-hub.aspx

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2: For the warm-up, cool-down, and after party.

45NRTH Dozer merino wool cap 

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3: On the really cold race days, you need to keep your skull warm.

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4: One of the best pre-built cyclocross wheelsets available. Disc or canti, clincher or tubular.

HED Ardennes Black wheelset

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5: The best way to keep your tire pressure dialed perfectly.

SKS Airchecker tire gauge

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6: After the race, your bike needs a bath.

Finish Line Bike Wash

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7: Keep the drivetrain and cassette clean and functioning perfectly.

Finish Line Citrus Bio-Solvent

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8: Our favorite file tread tubular. Big knobs on the sides for cornering, tiny knobs in the middle for crushing the course.

Challenge Chicane file tread tubulars 

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9: Our favorite mud tubulars with big and widely-spaced knobs.

Vittoria Cross XL mud tires 

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10: By far the smoothest, best-performing cross race bike we’ve ever ridden. We may be biased, but try it and you’ll understand.Milwaukee Bicycle Company Mettle cyclocross race bike

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