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!


Giant Pursuit

Developed with Team Giant-Alpecin pros, this sub 250-gram helmet blends aerodynamics, ventilation and precise fit. Following the success of Giant’s Rev, Rivet and Rivet TT helmets—each developed with specific performance factors for road riders—Giant is now unveiling the Pursuit, an all-new helmet that combines the aero speed of a time trial helmet with the superior ventilation, precise fit and impact protection of a pro-level road helmet. The new Pursuit helmet is available in six color choices. Learn more about Giant’s newest lid at www.giant-bicycles.com!


North St. Bags Belmont

Out of Portland, Oregon, North St. Bags is known for making top quality bags and backpacks for all needs. All of their bags are not only 100% made in the U.S.A., but they are also made to order to ensure the best construction of each bag. The newest addition to their collection is the Belmont bag, a do-it-all bag with a mesh back for comfort, breathability, and support and velcro pockets that can me moved and adjusted to the exact size you want. Purchase the new Belmont bag at www.northstbags.com and learn more about their entire line!


Felt F FRD

The Felt F FRD tops the charts when it comes to their road machines. The F FRD utilizes their manufacturing processes, including Dynamic Monocoque Construction and our InsideOut+ internal molding but combines them with UHC Ultimate + TeXtreme® spread tow carbon fiber for an extremely good stiffness to weight ratio. There are only a hand-full of companies that use the TeXtreme carbon in the bicycle world and Felt puts it to good use. Check out www.feltbicycles.com to further your knowledge on the F FRD race bike.


Jet Roll Raven

Jet Roll’s saddle bags have been put through their paces here in the RBA office and we can’t get enough of them. Now, they just released their all new Raven, a tubular tire friendly saddle bag. The Raven is available in three different color-ways for $120. A multi-faceted button holds everything together and a black leather strap with a stainless steel buckle provides a little added security. Www.justenoughtools.com has all the info you need on the all new Raven!


GoPro Pro Seat Rail Mount

Hiding a camera underneath your saddle has never been easier than with the new Pro Seat Rail Mount from GoPro. Developed with the Pro Tour riders, GoPro made sure to keep the camera out of the way and still provide the rear view angle. This mount is a compact aluminum piece that is compatible with any GoPro Camera. One single bolt clamps the mount to the rails for a quick, easy installation. Click over to www.gopro.com to check out this new mount along with all of their other cameras and accessories.


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 letters@roadbikeaction.com 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!
– Who has been the most impressive rider of the Tour de France thus far? Why?
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