Thursday, February 28, 2013

New Product: SKS S-Blade 28" Rear Clip-On Fender

  The German company SKS, that makes a wide array of bicycle fenders, has just added another very affordable clip-on style to their arsenal.  Like the Xtra-Dry clip-on fender the S-Blade also features the same reliable attachment system, the S-Blade is best suited for 700c/28" wheels, unlike the Xtra-Dry which is better for 26" wheels.  The S-Blade sells for $18.99 and is available at our online store here.



Friday, February 22, 2013

New Product: Wit Industries - Fendor-Bendor

  A folding fender named after the traffic accident expression "fendor-bendor", designed by Olaf Wit, allows you to be ready for the rain at all times.  It's intended for the rider who doesn't want their fender always mounted, but yet accessible when needed.  We have them available in both black and white versions here!



Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Now In Stock: Chris King Limited Edition Purple Parts

  We just received our shipment of the limited edition purple components and are currently listed online at Ben's Cycle.  We only have a limited number of these pre-ordered purple parts, so get them while they're available!  






Friday, February 15, 2013

New Product in Stock: MKS GR-10 Pedals

  The MKS GR-10 pedal is the big brother to the popular MKS GR-9.  Commuters and couriers alike who are on and off the bike alot, prefer the GR series pedals for their comfortable flat surface and ease of entry design.
  
  Grab a pair here and view the full dimensions of the GR-10 at benscycle.com.  The above photo shows the comparison between the GR-10(left) and the GR-9(right).

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

2013 NAHBS: Ellis Cycles - Strada Fango

  We needed a mop to clean up all the drool from when Dave brought his new frame in the shop to be assembled for this year's NAHBSThe Strada Fango, Ellis' cross bike can be built as a Sunday morning race whip, or set up as a monstercross adventure style bike like the one shown here.  It features clearance for skinny 29'er tires, disc brake mounts, internal Di2 wiring and even rack and fender mounts for the occasional tour.

Head over to Ellis Cycle's Facebook page to follow new developments.  Ellis Cycles won "Best Steel Bike" at the 2012 NAHBS and I'm sure he'll do alright this year too!  Good luck Dave!

Ben's Cycle Flickr has more photos of this bike too.



Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013

New Swrve Hats in Stock: Gore Tex and Wool


  The above photos are a small sample of colors and models we now currently stock of SWRVE hats.  The burnt orange and olive hats are made of a Gore-tex material and the other is wool with year flaps too.  These hats will keep your brain warm and dry when toughing it out this season, and for future ones too!  Check out the new hats we stock here!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

New Products In Stock: Cadence Clothing - Trousers and Hats


Cadence clothing is known for there rider friendly clothes and their new twill slacks are a great addition to their growing collection of well designed products.  The reversible Merino wool hats are amazing too!  See the full collection here!

Friday, February 1, 2013

New Product in Stock: Mission Workshop Waxed Canvas Bags

Just in and now available at Ben's Cycle these very handsome looking limited edition waxed canvas Mission Workshop ruck sacks.  Head over here to see specs and to swoop one of these puppies up before they are no longer available.

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