“Friday Five Product Revue” is our weekly roundup of new bikes and products that have made their way through the doors of RBA headquarters. Many will be featured in upcoming issues of Road Bike Action magazine, so be sure to subscribe.
The Spruzza is an on the bike misting system that helps cool you off without dousing yourself with your waterbottle. By providing a mist to the whole face it can keep the core body temperature cooler thus reducing heartrate and allows for higher intensity with more comfort.
Visit spruzzamist.com for all the info
Pivot’s Vault is an ode to all thing drop bar. The Vault can act as a road, cyclocross, or a gravel bike. The tighter wheelbase and lower bottom bracket height make the Vault ride more like the road bikes that we are all used to, but have the tire clearence and disc brakes that is required for riding on dirt.
Check out more on the new Vault at pivotcycles.com
CANNONDALE PRO GRIP HANDLEBAR TAPE
With an ever growing line of Cannondale accessories like helmets, tubes, grips, pumps and so much more their growth of their brand is un-matched. One of their new accessories is a polymer handlebar grip tape that provides a great tacky feel on your hands for all conditions.
Go to cannondale.com to see all of their new products
Knog has committed to esthetically pleasing light and lock systems that aren’t only great too look at, they also work as amazing as they should. The Knog Blinder Arc is available in a 170 lumen option and a 550 lumen option and in four different colors. The Blinder Arc us 100% sealed from moisture for even the wettest of rides.
See all of their latest products at knog.com.au
Though it is the same Camelbak Podium bottle we have come to know, Camelbak has created some more color options. Along with the new colors, Camelbak is also providing colored tops to the bottle so the bottle matches throughout. These new options are available through their whole line of bottles starting from the basic non-insulated to the Podium-Ice bottle.
Look at all of Camelbak new colors at camelbak.com
Now here’s your chance to win a prize package from the RBA office’s schwag pile. Up for grabs this week is a Smith Optics water bottle, socks, and hat. To win, all you have to do is send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with answers to the following questions, or simply answer them below in the Facebook comments section, and you’ll be entered into our random drawing. (The winner must be a resident of the U.S.) Good luck!
1. What do you eat the morning before a long ride and why?