This year at Interbike, Paris-based Kinetik Compression Gear will make its U.S. debut, showing its compression garments for cyclists, runners and triathletes. You may have seen Kinetik in the Tour de France. The company is the official compression sponsor of Team Saxo Bank.
Kinetik strikes a balance between comfort and performance with a fabric mix called SupraKomp and XPower technology.
Kinetik Compression Gear Official Website
If you’ve felt envious of the pro riders with their race radios, you can now have your own communication system – and unlike the riders in the big races, you can go wireless.
Cardo Systems has introduced a new model of Bluetooth wireless radios specifically with cyclists in mind. The BK-1 features a design that is similar to cardo’s scala rider line for motorcycle headsets, and offers voice-activated, two-way and even three-way rider communications within a 1,600ft range. It also provides hands-free use with Bluetooth compatible devices including mobile phones, MP3 players and GPS units. Read the rest of this entry »