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Moxie Cycling Co: Saved By The Hero Kit

It’s a gorgeous morning to ride, we’ve all got coffee on board and my girlfriends are ready to roll : Helmet & gloves? Check! Moxie Merino Wool Bolero & Moxie headband to cut that morning chill? Check! Kate’s Real Food Meal Bar & Water? Check! Pump, extra tube … Check! And repair kit...

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Cyclepresse

Serigraphs and bikes - two completely different disciplines that we don't tend to associate. Britich illustrator Eliza Southwood, however, pulls them together brilliantly. Focusing on a variety of scenes related to cycling, she shows the sport from unusual perspectives and in dazzling colours. She even creates some of her works from coffee gounds! Her prints are available in limited editions on her website...

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ThrownChain.com: Hero Kit Review

In full disclosure, Hero Kit reached out to me to see if I was interested in trying out their product. They initially were going to send me a road cycling kit, but I mentioned I was going mountain biking and always have more concerns about getting in a jam out in the wild. When you are road biking, you are often in a situation where someone can come pick you up. Not so when you are out on the trail...

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Women's Gear Guide: Hero Kit, How to Save Your Ride

How many times have you found yourself fighting with your bike? Has it ever led to bleeding knuckles? That’s usually the moment just before a slightly more mechanically minded fellow biker shows up behind you and saves the day, but at the same time making your struggle seem pathetic. Don’t you wish that person had shown up before the frustration? Even better, what if you could carry that knowledge and experience around for whenever a bike repair need arose..

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HaveFunBiking.com: Hero Kit

The Hero Kit is a bike rescue kit that helps get a cyclist back up and riding and avoid that long walk of shame. These kits will give cyclists of all abilities the tools and instruction for the most common problems they may face out on the road or trail. They were designed with the help of expert riders and mechanics to include the necessary tools and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions to get even the novice of riders out of a jam...

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Examiner.com: Hero Kit Offers More Than a Bag of Tools

More than ever, the bike community is changing. Riding a bike can mean road, mountain, cruiser, cross, downhill or commuting, and like the style of riding, more women are choosing to ride. Hero Kit™ repair kits, not only include the expected tools, but also a step-by-step manual on how to make the most common bicycle repairs, a great solution for first time and the growing market of women cyclists...

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Open Air Life: Summer 2013 Gear Guide: Commuting

Commuting is a great way to get in shape and get outdoors for a bit before heading indoors for 8 hours. But for some the thought of commuting can be overwhelming. I have found that over the years starting slow is the best method. But equally important is having the right gear. We have gathered some new products that should help your commute. Also we are giving away a new Polar Bottle Halftone Insulated Ergo water bottles that will help keep your water cooler longer. Check below for the details...

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Women's Adventure Magazine: Gear for "Adventure Moms"

This month, we at Adventure Moms decided to each pick a couple of our favorite pieces of gear to share with you. Coming from a wide range of active lifestyles (climbing, biking, hiking, skiing, etc), you’re sure to find at least one or two goodies for your wish list...

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TrekTech Blog: HeroKit Cycle Repair Packs

Nothing kills a great ride faster than a busted bike, and nothing completely ruins the day more than a long walk back to civilization. Hero Kits are set up with all the tools needed to overcome a flat tire, broken chain, or many other uncommon problems on the trail or road. The kits are available for Mountain Biking, Road Biking, and also a Crash Pack (First Aid) Kit to treat that road rash...

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Outside Magazine: The Original Hero Kit, Bike Repair in Your Jersey Pocket

You’re late getting home from work, and your buddy will be over in 10 to pick you up for the epic mountain bike ride you’ve been scheming all summer. You still need to get dressed, but you also need to find your wrenches, chain tool, patch kit, and all of the other stuff you know you should bring along...

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Outside Online: Mother's Day Gifts for the Outdoorsy Mom

If you love the outdoors, you likely owe some of your adventurous spirit to your folks. Thank your mom this Sunday with one of these eight gifts, chosen to help her stay wild...

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Gear Junkie: Interbike! More gear from Show Floor

The GearJunkie crew is in Las Vegas this week at the annual Interbike Expo, our largest cycling industry event of the year. You may have seen our first report, a major run-down of products, “Bike Gear for 2013: Interbike Expo Sneak Peek.”. Now below you’ll find a few more stand-outs that have caught our eye so far on the show floor...

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Dog Lotion: Highlight Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2013

It turns out getting to Salt Lake City ain't the easy thing in life. Last year my attempt was thwarted when too much snow in Seattle cancelled all flights, hence a short and way more rad visit to Stevens Pass took its place. This year, the sun was shining in Seattle and I was stoked to see friends and finally visit the Outdoor Retailer show. But alas, flight was cancelled – too much ice in Salt Lake...

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Columbus Rides Bikes: Super Hero Kit for Road Biking @heroenterprises

The Super Hero Kit for Road Biking is designed to address the most common repair issues a cyclist might encounter on a ride. An innovative, time-saving, and economical combination of high-quality tools and materials, and detailed instruction manual, as well as a tube, pump, and bike bag - it's an all-in-one solution - that's ready for your next ride. A $145 value for $89, it is everything you need to help you with the most common repairs on the trail...

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Gunny Love: Could You Be Your Own Hero?

Want to skip the loooong walk home on that next mountain bike adventure? Mountain bike enthusiast, Jason Berv, thinks you just might. After years of aiding people in need of assistance on the trail, Berv decided to test his theory that “he could help more people if he created a way for them to help themselves” and so came the first evolution of the Hero Kit. These well-thought out kits are built with input from expert riders and bike mechanics, small enough to fit in a jersey pocket, and powerful enough to get you and your friends out of the most common binds and even some uncommon ones, too...

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SGB Weekly (see page 18)

In bikes, Pure Fix continued to draw stares with its low price points and the introduction of the Kilo glow-in-the-dark fixed-gear bicycle. The company allows college students, and now even younger kids with its Micro series, to get into one of their bikes for sub-$500. Pure Fix is now sold in the Sport Chalet chain but 20 percent of sales are direct to consumer...

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Bike Rumor: Tradeshow Gallery, Cool Stuff from Alligator, Catlike, Woodman & More!

Chain catchers are slowly but surely gaining in popularity, and Woodman’s new version provides independent adjustment via a small set screw that’s separate from the main mounting screw. Run the bigger bolt through the braze on and into the front derailleur and get your shifting set up, then dial in the chain catcher as close to your small chainring as you want...

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