7/14/2013 – AeroGeeks Week in Review

We spent the week watching the tour – and what a tour it has been! When we weren’t watching we were doing our best to keep up with the new products being shown at the tour. We are already looking forward to getting an opportunity to review Specialized’s new Evade and Rudy Project’s Wing 57.

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This week was also our opportunity to take a look at Betty Designs Cycling Kit and Easton Cyclings Aero 55. Inviscid Design launched their new Z4 on Wednesday and we made sure to cover all the details of this new BTA setup.

It’s the final week that we can remind you to head over to http://bit.ly/12nj1d9. 110% is giving away 10 sets of their OverDrive Compression Kit  (of which we’re huge fans)! There is also a grand prize of more than $1K in summer running gear.

For all of our new followers—welcome! One of our favorite ways to showcase our readers is our Readers’ Rides album on Facebook. You can check it out at http://on.fb.me/12jEqE3. If you would like to have your bike featured in our album just tweet us at @AeroGeeks, Facebook message us, or email us at info@AeroGeeks.com.

This Week’s Posts

Monday – Easton EC90 Aero 55 Unveiled, Betty Designs – Betty Cycling Kit Review

Wednesday – Rudy Project Wing57 – First Look, Inviscid Design Speedfil Z4 Cage – First Look

Friday – Bontrager Hilo RXL Speed Dial – First Ride

Current Reviews

1. Giro Air Attack Shield

This may sound backwards but we are actually going to spend the last week of testing with the Air Attack riding a Bell Volt. We want to make sure that the cooling power of the Attack is all we have made it out to be, and the only way to do that is with another helmet.

Giro Air Attack – First Ride

2. Profile Design Aero HC System

We continue to get asked about the positioning of the computer on the Aero HC. We will make sure to cover this as part of our Final Thoughts article, but the short answer is that those with longer arms will be able to slam the Aero HC forward and get it into an optimum position. We did 70 miles with it this way this weekend and did not have a single issue.

Profile Design Aero HC System – First Ride

3. WheelBuilder AeroJacket

Final thoughts are coming this week. Is this a product the defines affordable aero – make sure to stay tuned this week to find out.

Wheel Builder AeroJacket Disc Cover – First Ride

4. Bontrager Hilo RXL Speed Dial

We published our first thoughts on the Speed Dial this week, make sure to check them out.

Bontrager Hilo RXL Speed Dial – First Ride

5. Specialized S-Works Trivent

Not surprising but these seem to be shoes built from the ground up to ride barefoot. We tried them with socks this past week but just could not get comftorable.

6. Cobb Cycling Gen 2 Saddle

Devon continues to ride the Gen 2 and is finding that now that he has found the correct positioning, the saddle just continues to impress. We may throw it on the road bike this week to get a better idea of the Gen 2’s split personality.

 Cobb Cycling Gen 2 Saddle – First Ride

7. Cobb Cycling Max Saddle

Tracy’s thoughts on the Max are coming this week – stay tuned!

8. Cobb Cycling – Rapido Shorts

Both Tracy and Devon have been using the Rapidos for the past few weeks and are ready to share their thoughts – stay tuned!

9. XX2i Optics France1 Pro Racing Kit

100 miles with the France1 kit this week and we continue to be impressed. Yes this is a more budget oriented set of sunglasses, but you get an awful lot for the price. Expect to see our thoughts in about another week.

10. TriRig Omega

The Omega went on our Felt DA this past week and we could not be more excited. In just a few rides we are already seeing it’s combination of strong stopping power combined with an extreme ease of adjustability.

11. Reynolds 72/90 Aero

Last week we received a set of 72/90 Aero wheels from Reynolds. We are extremely familiar with Reynolds Strike wheelset and are looking to see how they up their game with the Aero.

 

Thanks for reading AeroGeeks and helping build the AG community. Always remember that our favorite reviews are the ones that you suggest. Let us know what you would like to see on our pages!

 

 

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