Monday
May042015

Eamon's Bike Of The Week

SCOTT CR1 30 Full Carbon Road Bike .... original retail $1699 and this week only $1399.95  !



 

Thursday
Apr302015

BE ONE WITH YOUR BIKE - BODY GEOMETRY FIT

Here is some insight on how to be one with your bike at Body Geometry Fit.

http://www.specialized.com/au/en-au/bodygeometry/fit

Thursday
Apr302015

SKRATCH LABS FRUIT DROPS COMING SOON

SKRATCH LABS PLANTS CHEWY FRUIT DROPS IN YOUR JERSEY POCKET

 

Built on the idea of making real food from scratch and using a properly designed sports drink to fuel your rides, even Skratch Labs realizes not everyone has the time or desire to make all their on-bike snacks themselves.

For those folks, they offer their new Fruit Drops. They’re made with glucose and fructose as the carbohydrate sources, with sodium, pectin and real fruit as the primary contributing ingredients. Missing from the list are any artificial flavors and carnauba wax, a common ingredient in other gels. Here’s why…

Flavors, sweeteners, waxes and added vitamins have the potential to cause gastrointestinal (GI) issues, which many athletes are already on the verge of experiencing during intense efforts anyway without outside help. So, Skratch kept those out and balanced the carbs in favor of glucose plus a little fructose coming from cane sugar and tapioca.

Then they added more water than usual to make them softer and less sticky than other gel chews.

Wax is typically used both for structure and to keep them from sticking together. Here, they used sugar crystals coated with fumaric acid (from apples), which should also make your mouth water just thinking about them.

Each pouch has 10 drops for 40g of carbs and 160 calories, which they say is the upper limit of what the fittest athletes can ingest in an hour when combined with their sports hydration drink. Technically, each pouch is more like two servings, and its up to you to space out the ingestion to maximize performance while reducing the likelihood of upsetting your stomach.

There’s a lengthy blog post on their website that details their reasons for the ingredients, usage guidelines and much more here

Tuesday
Apr282015

Specialized Autumn Promotion

The Specialized Autumn Mountain Bike Promotion ends very soon so get in quick to take advantage of the reductions.

 

Wednesday
Aug132014

Become a Wahooligan with Wahoo.

Wahoo has landed! We are proud to be the official dealer of Wahoo Indoor Trainers and Accessories.

The famous KICKR Indoor Trainer leads the way in indoor cycling - with Bluetooth and ANT+ wireless connectivity to your iPhone, iPad or Android device, Wahoo KICKR allows you to maximise your training time effectively.

The range of Wahoo products is extensive, including Heart Rate Monitors, iPhone handlebar mounts, ANT+ Speed and Cadence sensors and a cool little device called a RFLKT - allowing you control your iPhone, including your music, from your handlebars while your phone is in your pocket.

The Wahoo KICKR is compatible with a number of Apps, allowing you to train to Power, ride famous climbs like the Alpe d'Huez, and race your friends on Strava - all from the comfort of your living room!

For a full demonstration of the WAHOO, call in and see us at The Full Cycle, Macauley St, Albury.