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!

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Silca T-Ratchet

Silca is known for their high-end floor pumps, hand pumps, and other well made devices, and now, more than ever before, they are expanding their line. Their newest addition to Silca’s product line is the T-Ratchet, a multi-configurable ratcheting mini tool. This tool is built around a 71-Tooth forged and hardened ratchet mechanism for a five degree engagement. The simple configuration of the tool makes it easy to use and store. Head over to silca.cc to learn more about the T-Ratchet!


Blackburn Piston 4

Accessory heavy hitter, Blackburn, just launched a new line of floor pumps. The Piston 4 heads the line as a sleek and sturdy floor pump. It features a large 3” gauge mounted at the top right next to the hose for a easy to ready, easy to use pump. The hose is extra long and measures in at 41.5” and works on any bicycle valve. Shiny metallic silver will ensure you never go out of style with this pump. Check out the Piston 4 and the rest of their new line at www.blackburndesign.com!

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Shower’s Pass Cloudcover Transit

Shower’s Pass puts much effort into keeping all your gear dry, all the time. Freshly released, the Cloudcover line does just that with two new backpacks and a duffel bag. Highlighting the line is the Transit back pack. 4 LED Beacon lights with up to 200 hrs battery life for added safety. This pack flaunts welded seams, waterproof zippers and protected compartments to avoid any water from getting inside. www.showerspass.com has all the info you need and more on all of the Cloudcover line!

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MiiR 1L Pouch

Miir constantly thinks about others and now with their newest bag line they support the students around the world that are a little less fortunate than most of us. The 1L Pouch retails for $24 and is the perfect pocket companion. Made of Bombproof 630D Nylon with durable water repellent finish and a polyurethane inner coating for increased water resistance. It also has water resistance zippers, a easy hang loop, and reflective logos and accents. Click here to go to www.miir.com to see their new bags and all of their hottest products!


GoPro Hero Session

With the action camera market booming and seeing more and more new cameras on the daily, GoPro had to make something that was being demanded, a smaller camera. Though the Session has been out for a while now, GoPro continues to update it, packing even more in the small cube. The 8 mega pixel camera shoots photos at a very wide angle and films video at a maximum of 1440p at 30 frames per second or 1080p at 60 frames per second. This camera weighs in at a claimed weight of 74grams. Grab yourself a GoPro Hero Session at www.gopro.com!




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!
– If you could ride your bike anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why?

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