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Serfas Urbana 650 x 28c Tires

Serfas manufactures the Urbana exclusively for R+E Cycles in Seattle. Don’t even try to look for these tires anywhere else.The wider width gives cyclists a more secure feeling on the road. It features a puncture resistant belt and is perfect for commuters, sport riders and multi-day tours. The ride is plush–I’ve ridden my tires for about 2,500 miles with only two flats before I purchased Tire Savers, also from R+E Cycles. I didn’t get a flat on Cycle Oregon either. No better value for the price — you can even afford an extra set at $ 29.99/each

In case you don’t believe me, here’s another great review.

 

Serfas Floor Pump WFP-200

Besides being PINK, what distinguishes the WFP-200 as a Women’s Pump?

To start with, the gauge is not mounted on the floor, it’s up there at the top of the pump so you can see it without glasses. It has a red triangle at the 100 psi mark so there’s no squinting to get an accurate inflation.

Most important, the Serfas Floor Pump WFP-200 has a reduced stand over height which increases your leverage and is particularly useful towards the higher end of inflation.  Even at five feet, I can inflate my tires–almost effortlessly.

The pump is easy to use. The valve is universal and accommodates both shrader and presta type inner tubes. The price  of $45.00 is well within budget  if purchased from http://www.serfas.com, but can be found elsewhere online, for less. Serfas offers a limited lifetime warranty  (I couldn’t find any fine print on their website). Plus, most of the parts are replaceable and affordable.

The best reason to support this company?  They manufacture a terrific 650c tire called the Urbana. Unfortunately, they don’t sell them directly… but you can purchase these tires from the one and only retailer in the world who sells them– R+E Cycles.

And trust me, the boys don’t touch my pink pump. It’s mine.

Pink Bar Tape

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Serfas Pink Tape

I know this is an ongoing concern for us gals that like all things, Pink.  So I’m compiling a list of Pink Bar tape.  Thus far, I have to say my favorite pink tape is made by Serfas for $12.00.  The color is brighter than the competition.  It’s washable and shock absorbent and has an adhesive backing to make installation easier.  Not only that but it’s 30% longer and comes with color coordinated stretchy electrical tape to finish the job

 

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Lizard skin Pink Tape

It’s got so much padding you probably could get away with not wearing gloves.  But I don’t  recommend risking your hands to road rash if you crash.  Lizard skin tape has a great feel– almost moist and a little sticky for good contact even with gloves on.  The bad news is that sticky attracts dirt.  The good news– with a little degreaser and/or soap, it cleans up well.  If you have small hands the padding is effective without increasing the diameter of the bars. The question is, is it worth $38 when you can find bar tape (even in pink) on sale for a quarter of the price? What’s with the white stretchy tape to finish the job?