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T&T Q&A with Shawn Milne (@Shawn_Milne_)

By     |    Feb 2, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Shawn Milne has raced both road and cyclocross professionally. He’s an extremely well-rounded cyclist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to cyclists looking to elevate their game. See what he has to share in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [TT] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Shawn Milne] I started as a talented runner my freshman year of high school. I was incredibly […]

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Quarq and Garmin on Sale Today

By     |    Feb 2, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

Nashbar is running one of their “extra _ off” sales today and tomorrow. That means you can take 15% off a bunch of stuff that normally doesn’t go on sale. Like these items: Garmin Edge 810 GPS Computer, $340 (32% off) This guy is normally just marked down 20% to $400, but today and tomorrow you can save another $60. Not bad if you’re in the market for a Garmin. […]

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Deal Domestique, Jan. 27 : Indoor Bike Rack Edition

By     |    Jan 27, 2015
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At Trail & Tarmac, we scour the web for the best road cycling and mountain bike gear deals so that you can spend more time riding and less time shopping. We are your team of domestiques that’ll save you money on the equipment you need. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Big Deal: Indoor Bike Rack Options Maybe it’s post-holiday accumulation, but I’ve been thinking a lot about bike storage options lately. […]

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T&T Q&A with Robin Farina (@Robin_Farina)

By     |    Jan 26, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Robin Farina won the USA National Road Race Championship in 2011, so she knows what it takes to win. See what she has to say about racing, training, and keeping warm in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [T&T] What is something you wish you knew when you first started cycling? [Robin Farina] Cycling is a sport of patience and working on the basics is an absolute necessity. Too many riders these days just jump into […]

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Get Performance Ultra Shorts for Over 40% Off Today and Tomorrow

By     |    Jan 26, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

Performance Ultra Shorts are highly rated and highly priced. However, Performance Bike is running a sale today and tomorrow that’ll knock prices down an additional 25%. Here’s what people are saying about these bike shorts: “I use these shorts for all long distance riding … I own 3 pairs …” “These are REALLY good bib shorts, and amazing for the price.” “The chamois is probably one of the most comfortable I […]

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Mekk Poggio 2.5 and 3.5 Carbon Road Bike Clearance

By     |    Jan 25, 2015
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Nashbar’s Sunday Sell-Off sales are usually worth a glance but not much more. Oddball items and inventory clearing are the norm. But sometimes there are amazing deals. Like these. Mekk Poggio 3.5 Carbon Road Bike (47cm, 50cm), $2,080 (48% off) If you’re are the shorter side, this is a hell-of-a deal. The Mekk Poggio 3.5 features Ultegra Di2, a carbon frame and fork, Shimano RS30 wheels, Ritchey Logic bits, and … […]

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Cheap Fat Bike Guide 2015

By     |    Jan 22, 2015
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Late last fall, I wrote about cheap fat bikes and drooled over an out-of-sight option from Borealis, an ugly option from Bikes Direct and Motobecane, and ultimately decided the SE Bikes F@E (get it — fah-at-ee) was the best non-hideous, non-expensive option. And that bike sold out. So here were are again. The F@E was $700. It’s gone. There’s a new out-of-sight Borealis. It’s $7,400. Seven thousand four hundred dollars. Save a bit […]

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Deal Domestique, Jan. 20 : Lake Cycling Shoes on Sale for 50% Off and More

By     |    Jan 20, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear     |    No Tweets

At Trail & Tarmac, we scour the web for the best road cycling and mountain bike gear deals so that you can spend more time riding and less time shopping. We are your team of domestiques that’ll save you money on the equipment you need. Here’s what’s worth a look this week: Big Deal: Lake Cycling Shoes These thing seem to always top Nashbar’s “top sellers” item list. Could be the carbon […]

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T&T Q&A with Brandon Freyer (@brfreyer)

By     |    Jan 19, 2015
Posted in: Bike Gear, Cycling News, Nutrition, Rides & Trails, Riding Life     |    No Tweets

Brandon Freyer, a U23 cyclist for High Country Devo and Marketing Major at Appalachian State, kicks butt on the bike and in the classroom. See what he has to say about racing, training, and chocolate milk in this week’s T&T Q&A.  [T&T] Do you have a piece of cycling gear you can’t live without? [Brandon Freyer] Right now, I’m absolutely in love with my Origin8 road frame. I’ve been riding it […]

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Five Items Worth a Look from Nashbar’s Monday Madness Sale

By     |    Jan 19, 2015
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Nashbar is running a “Monday Madness” sale today that gets you an additional 25% off select items. Not everything is great, but these five items are. Smith Pivlock V2 Max Sunglasses, $105 (65% off) From Nashbar: With more coverage and a Blue Sol-X lens color, the Smith Pivlock V2 Max are as icy cool as you. They feature a 3-position adjustable nose, performance proven lens colors and a sport-driven frame […]

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