Thursday, January 31, 2013

New Product in Stock: Phil Wood Polished Cranks

You want one of the most well polished track cranksets available?  Then look no further!  Drool over them first at benscycle.com, then later install them for ultra coolness. 
I'm sure we'll see a few of these displayed on some of this year's NAHBS bikes. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

New Products in Stock: Schmidt SON delux SL Wide Hub


  Now available at Ben's is the "wide" version of the ever popular Schmidt Delux SL dynamo hub.  The new "wide" version has a 68mm flange to flange, which enables for a stronger wheel laterally than a typical hub.  The polished version is sooo pretty too!
  Build up your next dynamo wheel with one of these and you won't be disappointed!  See our Schmidt hub selection here. 

Monday, January 21, 2013

New Products in Stock: PEdALED Cycling Hat

PEdALED is Hideto Suzuki, who creates amazing cycling specific clothes as well as these unique cycling hats made from organic cotton.

Swoop one of these hats up here and check out PEdALED's website.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New Product in Stock: DZR Shoes - Jetlag Nero

  This is an excellent option for the rider who wants a shoe for those quick runs to the store and back.  Concentrating on comfort and ease of use is the Jetlag's main quality, and a quality shoe it is!

See the full size run on our website here.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

New Products in Stock: SRAM XX1 1x11sp Components

  SRAM's new much anticipated 1x11sp MTB drive train is now available at Ben's Cycle!  See all the available components here.
  Here's a short video by SRAM displaying the XX1 components.  Can't wait to try this group of components out this spring!


Monday, January 7, 2013

Wisconsin Bike Fed: Winter Bike Carnival

 
Wisconsin bike fed will be hosting a winter carnival at Ray's MTB Park next month!  For more info and registration head over to wisconsinbikefed.org

Friday, January 4, 2013

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Sneak Peak: MBCo's UHMW 1-Piece Bike Polo Head

As many of you know Milwaukee Bike Co. has been machining UHMW heads in house for sometime now, which has allowed us to refine the internal design of our head to where we think is the best.  Keep your eyes peeled for updates!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Bicycle Mechanic Classes Now Available

We're proud to announce the bicycle mechanic classes are once again available in our shop this winter.  Want to learn how to build your own wheelset from ground up?  Do you want the knowledge and confidence that is required to fix and maintain your own bicycle?

Head over to our website to view available classes and syllabus.

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