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Michelin Pro 3 Race Tire Review

Michelin Pro3 Race Course Road Tire

My Michelin Pro 3 Race Tire Review: During late Spring or early Summer in 2011, I switched from using Bontrager R3 700x23c tires to these “Michelin Pro 3 Race service course 700x23c” road tires on my Trek Madone 5.2 Road Bicycle. After having put about 800 miles on them, I feel qualified to say that …

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Specialized Phenom Saddle Review

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My “Specialized Phenom Saddle Review”. I recently purchased a Phenom Specialized Body Geometry Saddle to replace the stock seat on my Trek Ion CX. The factory saddle recently became scuffed and bent up during a bad bicycling accident. I wanted a replacement that was lightweight, similar in design, and open throughout the center section of …

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Specialized Romin Saddle Review

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My Review of the Specialized Romin Saddle. In my quest to find the perfect road saddle for my Trek Madone 5.2, I came across the Specialized Romin Comp Gel Seat, a Body Geometry Saddle. The stock saddle that came with my Madone wasn’t bad. However, I was beginning to experience some mild numbness while in the …

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Bontrager H2 700X28C Tire Review

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My “Bontrager H2 700X28C Tire Review”: After putting several hundred miles on my Trek Ion CX (riding on paved and crushed limestone trails), I decided it was time to switch out the stock CX0 700x38C Cyclocross tires for something more suitable for pavement and packed limestone. I have had good luck with Bontrager tires, and …

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Garmin Edge 800 Review

Garmin Edge 800

My Garmin Edge 800 Review: I recently decided to splurge and purchase a touchscreen Garmin Edge 800 GPS Cycling Computer. A rider in our local bicycling club was already using a Garmin Edge 500. I was impressed that all of his ride data could be recorded, uploaded, exported, studied, viewed, printed, and even shared via …

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Garmin Fenix 3 HR Review

Garmin Fenix 3 HR Sapphire Edition

My Garmin Fenix 3 HR Review:  In my quest for the perfect fitness watch, I recently came across the Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire Edition. This model comes with a built in heart rate sensor and also ships bundled with a heart rate strap.