“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.
Genuine Innovations Proflate Elite CO2 Inflator
Genuine Innovations has an entire line up of all sorts of CO2 inflation systems. Some are for quick and compact inflation for tire repair, others have a cup that allows you to used unthreaded cartridges with a protective sheath to keep your hand from getting frozen. The Proflate is Genuine Innovations premier cupped inflation system. The Proflate Elite has a barrel cover to protect the system from the elements and a trigger to start inflating the tire. the Proflate comes with two 16gram unthreaded cartridges included.
For more info go to genuineinnovations.com
Pickle Juice Shot
We have all been there, a long intense ride and suddenly, AAAAKKK, your legs cramp up. You need a solution fast, to get legs to quit their cramps. You think about throwing back your electrolyte drink as fast as you can, that can work, but you also may end up with a stomach ache fore taking in so many fluids to fast. Pickle Juice Sport has your answer. Yes, We said pickle juice. Pickle juice Has an ultra-high sodium content that helps replenish the key electrolyte them we sweat out. Pickle juice also has an abundance of vinegar that helps decrease muscle inflammation.
Visit goldenpicklejuice.com for all of their pickle juice products
Fabric Line Saddle
Coming from England, Fabric components combines function and style in the creation of all their components. Fabric’s Line saddle is no different with their one-piece, split topper to give an ergonomic pressure release for riders. Fabric prides itself on their clean looking saddles with a tucked under top that privies clean lines with no edges to the fabric. The Fabric Line is available in five different colors in either chromoly or titanium rails.
Go to fabric.cc for all of their products
Slime Pro Tubeless Sealant
Tubeless has been a standard for mountain bikes for quite a while now. Road tubeless is slowly growing popularity. Slime has entered the game of tubeless sealants with their newest latex based formula. Slime claime that their lower ammonia formula increases the life inside the tire while sealing up punctures better. Spoke nipples and rims have nothing to fear because Slime’s tubless sealant has rust and corrosion inhibitors.
Check out all of Slime’s products at slime.com
Dual SL2 Pro Eyewear
Dual Eyewear features bifocal glasses for sports, including cycling, and also provide options for aviation and casual use. Dual offers seven different style bifocal sport glasses to satisfy most needs. The SL2 Pro is a half framed pair of glasses that feature a low sweeping curve for full coverage protection of your eyes. the SL2 Pro Is available in 1.5, 2.0, 2.5 magnification or no magnification. It is also available with either a grey or brown lens, other lens colors are available aftermarket.
To see their entire line of sunglasses go to dualeyewear.com
WIN SOME RBA SCHWAG!
Now here’s your chance to win a prize package from the RBA office’s schwag pile. This week winner will take home a Road ID backpack make by Dakine. To win, all you have to do is send us an email at [email protected] with answers to the following question(s), 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!
What is your favorite frame material: Steel, Aluminum, Carbon Fiber, Titanium, or other? Why?