Thursday, December 20, 2012

Fat Bike Parts: Hope Technology Hubs, Skewers

We now have a good stock in Hope Technology fat bike skewers and hubs both in 135mm and 170mm spacing.  Hope technology has always been at the forefront of current and future trends, which is why their new fat bike hubs are no surprise.

See them all here!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

New Products in Stock: Supernova Dynamo hubs/lights

There's something to be said about simply hopping on the bike without every worrying about battery powered lights, re-chargeable or not.  We're now carrying even more Supernova products.  They are exceptional lights that offer an attractive design and powerful lumens to light up your bike path or street. 

If you've ever considered using dynamo powered lights, then consider a supernova.  Once you go dynamo, you'll never look back.  True words from experience.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

New Product in Stock: Paul Components RHUB

All I can say is wow!  Hands down one of the nicest cassette mechanisms on the market, and it's inside this amazing hub.  We have this in 135mm spacing and fat bike 170mm spacing.  E-mail direct at matt@benscycle dot com to special order a different color or drilling if we don't have it in stock.

See them here on our site.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Heidi Beck hits podium at Rapha Supercross Japan

Heidi Beck takes her Milwaukee Cross bike to Japan's Rapha Supercross Race podium. Congratulations Heidi #1!


Friday, December 7, 2012

New Product in Stock: Cinelli MASH CX SS Framesets

We now have available in stock a full size run of Cinelli MASH CXSS framesets!

A new creation, based on collaboration with the MASH SF team: Singlepeed cyclocross frame made with Columbus Zonal triple-butted aluminum tubing

See our selection here.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Bike Rumor: Answer Protaper Handlebars, New Colors

As see on Bikerumor.com Answer's ProTaper aluminum bars get new color combos and graphics for 2013, and we have all these in our stock! 

ProTaper technoloy is when the wall thickness is thicker in stress points and clamp areas for an optimal lightweight 7050 aluminum bar.  The Subtle and tasteful graphics with rich looking colors isn't a bad thing either!

“As always, we work closely with our riders in the development of new colors and graphics,” says Tom Porter, answer product manager. “This latest series was inspired by vintage F1 and dirt track racing.” 

Also, if you didn't know already we are one of the only online retailers that carry ALL of the Answer products

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Now Available: Mallet Head Attachment Kit

Features:
Stainless Steel Construction for Years of Use
Install / Uninstall Using a Standard Pliers
Crown Nut Threading - 3/8"-16
Flat Head Cap Screw Threading - 1/4"-20 x 1" / 4mm Hex
Requires External/Internal Shaft Threading*
Will Fasten to any UHMW or HDPE Head Available
11 grams (nut and bolt)

Includes:
(1) Crown Nut
(1) Flat Head Cap Screw

*NOTE: If you decide to thread the exterior of your own shaft - Recommended maximum outer shaft diameter at tip should not to be more than 9.5mm / 0.3737"

Our shafts are for sale at the same price for threaded and non-threaded versions.

See our selection of polo gear including the crown kit here!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

New Products: Answer Soft Goods and Components

Answer's pro taper handlebar has been a favorite for many people in the mountain bike scene and for good reason because they rule, but Answer makes plenty of other really nice products as well.  Head over to our site and see Answer's full line of current model gloves, handlebars, stems, pedals and more!

ALL of the Answer products can be found at Ben's Cycle!

See the selection here.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

New Products in Stock: Shag Bags and Accessories


Shag Bag products are handmade right here brew city Milwaukee, Wi by our good friend Shaggy, who's local messenger and polo player.  Most of his products are custom made to order, but we got our hands on some already made bags and wallets.  He also makes messenger bags of various sizes and styles as well.  You can e-mail Shaggy directly for a custom color project here too.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

DZR Shoes: In stock now!

We now have a good stock of DZR shoes ready to ship, and as always we can get whatever size or model your looking for if we don't have it listed.

Go here to view the DZR's we have!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

New Product in Stock: Thunderbolt Head Light

The Thunderbolt head light made by Serfas is a really optimal head light for people that want an easy on/off attachment, yet a reliable secure design that offers unique mounting positions.
  • Can be Seen up to 1 mile away
  • Steady, and flashing modes
  • up to 9hours of run time
  • super fast install and removal
  • USB rechargeable
We currently have the fronts available here for purchase.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

New Products: DZR shoes - H20, Mamba, Strasse and More!

Calling all commuters, bike polo players, bike messengers and riders alike!  We're all very excited here at the shop to announce Ben's Cycle is now a DZR dealer and we'll have a full stock in a variety of models ready to ship very shortly.

Put your pre-orders in now with Matt for the new H20 model, which they will be ready for ship next month!

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Customer Photo Submission: MKE 29er

"Howdy,
Just thought I'd share a picture of one of your bikes. Had you guys build it up this spring and it's been shredding western wisco ever since.
Thanks again for the rad bike,
Matt"

Excellent view you have west of the state and glad you're enjoying the bike!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

New Products: Fat bike hubs - Paul Components

Paul Components WHUB and RHUB fat bike hubs are now in stock and ready to be built up!  Thanks to Industry Nine the RHUB has an impressive 120 points of engagement!  

See our selection of Paul Components here.


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New Products: Mission Workshop Bags - Fitzroy

We've carried Mission Workshop ever since they came out with their first bag, the Vandal in 2009, and we're happy to add the Fitzroy and other size/color combinations to our inventory.  Mission Workshop's popularity and success over the past years has grown very well and for good reason, mainly because of their innovations and originality that keeps them comfortably separated from other bag makers. 
Fitzroy

I've personally owned and operated a Vandal bag coming on 3 years now and have nothing but great things to say about it and the company itself.  They take pride in what they build and sell, and especially because they that stamp "Lifetime Warranty" and "Made in USA" on their products.
Fitzroy


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Now on Sale: Gore Bike Wear - 35% Off

We're offering 35% off all Gore Bike Wear Products currently.  Everything from shoe covers to soft shell jackets are available.  Also, keep in mind that all Gore products carry a lifetime warranty!  Swing over here to see our entire selection. 

Friday, October 12, 2012

Hot Off the Stand: Very Sharp OX Platinum Cross



Yet another hot cross bike leaving the shop, but not before it takes a stroll into the park.  We offer any color combination that you want to to make it your very own.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Winter Preperation: Studded Tires

  Traction is one of the most important aspects of riding in the winter, and if you've ever ridden in the winter without proper tires you know it can be hell on wheels.  A way to remedy that feeling of not being in control is by installing studded tires, which makes a world of difference. 
  Whether you ride a 26" or 700/29" wheeled bike in the winter we have a wide assortment to available from 100stud count to 300 stud count tires.  Just to mention a few of the brands we carry:  Nokian, Continental, Innova, Kenda, Suomi and if we don't stock it we can get it!
  Ride with confidence and do yourself and your family a favor and run studded tires this upcoming season.  To view our studded tire selection as well as replacement studs and tool go here!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

On Sale: Limited Edition Hand Stitched Brooks Swallow

  We only have 7 of these limited edition hand stitched saddles available.  Brooks made 999 of these saddles and individually numbered for the unique collector's needs.  Follow the link here to see which limited edition #'s are available and to purchase one.
Reg: $779.99   
Sale: $397.79 

Friday, October 5, 2012

Now In Stock: Brooks Union Jack Swallow Saddles

 We now have these beauties in stock and ready to ship, but we only have a limited quantity available here.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Recently Assembled: MBCo Cross Bike









See this bike get dirty, ridden fast, tossed around and podium finish this Saturday at Cross the Domes cyclocross race.  Come spectate and have fun!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

New Product In Stock: Velocity Blunt SL 29er Rims

  We now currently have the Velocity Blunt SL rims in stock and ready to ship either alone or as a wheel set of your choice.  Hands down if you talk with any avid mountain biker they will praise this rim.
  • Light yet very strong
  • Everyday trails to Race day level
  • Easy tubeless setup using Velotape
  • Wide profile for the weight
  • Flat black and classy looking without gaudy graphics

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