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!


ORP Smart Horn and Remorp

Safety is becoming more and more a household term throughout the cycling industry and that is exactly the name of the game for Orp. Their flagship product, the Smart Horn combines a dual tone bike horn and a front beacon light, all in one. The handlebar mounted light/ horn can now be accessed even easier with the Remorp control that mounts right where you need it. The two products now come together in a one stop package and are available in eight deferent colors. Head on over to www.orpland.com to learn more about the light/ horn combo!


Spitting In The Soup

This new book by Mark Johnson touches on the history of sports doping and shines a light on doping in the Olympic sports. Published by Velo Press, the author goes into how deals are made behind closed doors to keep drugs in the sports and what needs to be done in order to rid drugs in sports once and for all. The 416 page book retails for $24.95 and can be found at www.velopress.com!


Rocket Fuel

Award winning dietitian Matthew Kadey takes us into his world with creative, real-food recipes to give you energy and power for exercise and every day living. Packed full of convenient ideas and easy to make muffins, bars, pies, bites, gels, cookies, and more, the author provides easy to understand directions to ensure perfection each and every time. This Velo Press published book has an abundance of dairy free, gluten free and vegetarian recopies as well. Find more about this book and the author at www.velopress.com!


GU Stroopwafel

Gu’s newest addition to their energy line is the Stroopwafel, a dutch style syrup waffle is low on proteins and hard to break down ingredients so it can be enjoyed and consumed effectively. The Stroopwafel is available in four different flavors; mixed berry, salted chocolate, salty’s carmel, and caramel coffee. All of the offerings are gluten free made from organic ingredients to ensure clean and healthy snacks. To learn more about GU Energy Labs and all of the products, head over to www.guenergy.com!


Cadence Collection Kryptek Camo Saddle Bag

Handmade in the USA are all of Cadence Collection’s products and the quality is always appreciated. The Los Angeles based company pushes the boundaries of cycling apparel and accessories with a unique take on design and concept. Their Kryptek Camo Saddle Bag is a stylish way to hold all the tire changing essential, all stitched to military specifications with mil-spec nylon webbing. Roll over to their site and pick up a saddle bag of your own at www.cadencecollection.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!
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