RBA’s Friday Five Revue

Friday Five Product Revue” is our weekly roundup of new bikes and products that have made their way through the doors of RBA headquarters or have simply caught our eye. Many will be featured in upcoming issues of Road Bike Action magazine, so be sure to subscribe!



RockyMounts HotRod

Today there are even more and more road and gravel bikes that are coming equipped with thru-axles, so RockyMounts jumped on it. With their HotRod, they have produced one of the most simple thru-axle bed mounts we have seen. The truck mount is mounted on the side of any truck using two bolts and fits 12×100, 15×100, and Boost 15×110 axles. Available in six colors for $49.95. Check out www.rockymounts.com for more info!


Ethos Components Helmet Light

New products and new companies are always exciting for everyone and Ethos Components checks both boxes. Though the helmet light has been around for a while, Ethos has brought integration and usage of a light to a new level. This super lightweight light weighs in at a mere 85 grams that you won’t hardly feel when it is mounted on your helmet. Not only does the light generate up to 800 lumens, this helmet light can also charge any device with the integrated USB port. Head on over to www.ethoscomponents.com to learn more about these new lights!


Road Runner Bags Point “N” Shooter Camera Bag

Road Runner Bags is a brand that is really exploding into the market with tons of cycling accessories such as their Point “N” Shooter camera bag. All of their products are made right here in Los Angeles, California and this Point “N” Shooter is made of 1000D Cordura with a 1.9oz rip stop liner for a strong, durable build to hold in any point and shoot camera for years to come. The universal fit can be mounted on either side of the bars or stem. www.roadrunnerbags.us has all the info and more on this bag and the rest of their line!


Water Field Cycling Ride Pouch

Water Field is well known for high end backpacks and laptop sleeves. Their elegant design and materials come at a high price, but are known to be well worth it. Now entering the cycling genre, they have just released a brand new Cycling Ride Pouch. For $79, you can have yourself a pouch that is custom fit for jersey pockets that can fit tools, tubes, cash, and your phone all in one. There is a separate transparent phone pocket and the pouch zips open to lay flay for easy use. Learn more about the Water Field Cycling Ride Pouch at www.sfbags.com!


Spurcycle Key Clip

From the makers of the Spurcycle Bell, USA-made Spurcyle Key Clips are laser cut from a slab of 1/4″ stainless steel, then tumbled for an industrial finish. Robust and rugged, yet classy and cool, each is built to last.  You will find your keys with ease when tossed in his jersey pocket, or you can clip them to a front or rear belt loop, tucked for comfort and convenience when riding about town. Bonus! You will never go thirsty with the integrated bottle opener. Get it at spurcycle.com for $34. 



Now here’s your chance to win a prize package from the RBA office’s schwag pile. Each week, we will grab at random from our schwag pile, a few items to send to the winner. To win, all you have to do is send us an email at [email protected] with an answer to the following question and you’ll be entered into our random drawing. (The winner must be a resident of the U.S., as we are only authorized to ship goods to the U.S. ) Good luck!
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