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Lezyne Introduces Rally Cycling

Lezyne Introduces Rally Cycling

Lezyne Introduces Rally Cycling

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New Title Sponsor for America’s Top Ranked Continental Men’s and Women’s Program.
“Circuit Sport is proud to announce Rally Health℠ as the title sponsor for 2016 and beyond. Rally Health, a Washington, D.C. based digital health company, is working to reimagine health engagement, offering simple ways for individuals to navigate the complex healthcare system, get access to care, and achieve their health and wellness goals. Rally Health brings a fresh and exciting element to cycling while reinforcing the team’s mission to promote an active and healthy lifestyle.

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Pierrick Naud and Danny Pate. Photo © Rally Cycling/Sam Wiebe

“We are excited to become the title sponsor of the program, which will be known as Rally Cycling (www.rallycycling.com) from 2016 moving forward,” said David Ko, Rally Health’s president and chief operating officer. “Cycling is a fantastic way to improve one’s health, both for lifestyle enthusiasts and professionals. We are inspired by these athletes, and know their stories will help motivate Rally users to stay active. The team’s dedication and commitment to excellence and healthy living are admirable. The team embodies the Rally Health mission and, together, we want to inspire people to be active and make better, more informed decisions about their health.”

“The partnership with Rally Health is an ideal continuation of the health and active lifestyle message that has been the foundation of our team since its inception,” said Circuit Sport Founder and Managing Director Charles Aaron. “Rally Cycling will be able to expand the reach of our healthy and active lifestyle message and affect further positive change in people’s lives.”

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Eric Young aboard a SRAM equipped Diamondback Podium team bike. Photo © Rally Cycling/Sam Wiebe

Eric Young aboard a SRAM equipped Diamondback Podium team bike. Photo © Rally Cycling/Sam Wiebe
Rally Cycling is the next step forward for a team that has been a fixture in the peloton since 2007 and has taken more than 260 competitive wins and 550 podiums. The men’s team heads into 2016 with the addition of former WorldTour riders Danny Pate and Evan Huffman. Four more North Americans will join Huffman and Pate in new Rally colors: Adam De Vos, an up-and-coming climber hailing from Victoria, British Columbia; Shane Kline, a field sprinter who rode for the Kelly Benefit Strategies team in 2009; Rob Britton, a strong general classification rider and Emerson Oronte, a Boulder, Colorado, based climbing specialist.

On the women’s side, Olympic and Pan Am medalist Jasmin Glaesser returns to anchor the team. A strong all-arounder, Glaesser is joined by her teammate on the Canadian pursuit squad Kirsti Lay. Together Glaesser and Lay will feature strongly in road races and are sure to play a part in Canada’s Olympic ambitions. In addition to Lay, new recruits include all-arounder Heather Fischer and time trial specialist Hannah Ross. Cyclocross racer Elle Anderson comes on board, along with sprint specialist Erica Allar and all-arounder Jessica Prinner to headline the team’s criterium contingent. Also joining the team is a quartet of young up-and-coming riders; Sara Poidevin, Catherine Ouellette and Katherine Maine of Canada and junior World Championship medalist Emma White of the United States.

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Tom Soladay in the 2016 Rally Cycling kit by Borah. Photo © Rally Cycling/Sam Wiebe

Continued Success
Rally Cycling will continue the team’s long tradition of success on the racecourse while helping people make positive changes toward an active, healthy lifestyle. The original men’s program, under title sponsor Kelly Benefit Strategies, started in 2007 with a win at the USPRO Criterium National Championships – the only team in history to win the event in its first season.

“As the founding partner of the team, it is exciting to see the program take another step forward,” said John Kelly the president of Kelly Benefit Strategies. “Through the years we have enjoyed great results due to our amazing partners, dedicated staff and talented athletes. Having Rally Health as the title sponsor is a great continuation of the program’s legacy. Rally is committed to the same mission this team embodies – promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.”

Under the direction of Olympians Jonas Carney, Eric Wohlberg, and Zach Bell, along with former WorldTour rider Patrick McCarty, the team has achieved major victories on the national and international stage. The men’s program took high profile wins at the Amgen Tour of California and Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, podiums at the USA Pro Challenge and Tour of Alberta, along with multiple Amgen Tour of California King of the Mountain jerseys. The team has also won its hometown race, the North Star Grand Prix, for five consecutive years.

At the international level, the team has found success with an historic podium at La Course by Le Tour de France and a fourth place at the UCI World Team Time Trial Championships in 2014. In addition, the team has had tremendous success abroad taking wins in Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Thailand and Uruguay. With Rally Health, the team will continue to build and achieve even greater success.
Rally Cycling Men’s Team
Jesse Anthony | Newbury Park, CA
Rob Britton | Victoria, BC
Adam de Vos | Victoria, BC
Brad Huff | Springfield, MO
Evan Huffman | El Dorado Hills, CA
Shane Kline | Bally, PA
Pierrick Naud | Amos, Quebec
Emerson Oronte | Boulder, CO
Danny Pate | Colorado Springs, CO
Will Routley | Abbotsford, BC
Bjørn Selander | Hudson, WI
Thomas Soladay | Glendale, CA
Curtis White | Delanson, NY
Eric Young | Boulder, CO
Tom Zirbel | Boulder, CO

Rally Cycling Women’s Team
Erica Allar | Tucson, AZ
Elle Anderson | San Francisco, CA
Heather Fischer | Boulder, CO
Jasmin Glaesser | Coquitlam, BC
Kirsti Vivian Lay | Montreal, QC
Katherine Maine | Ottawa, ON
Sara Poidevin | Canmore, AB
Jessica Prinner | Saint Charles, MO
Hannah Ross | Wichita Falls, TX
Emma White | Delanson, NY
Catherine Ouellette | Saint-Lambert, QC

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Three Lezyne Products win Design & Innovation Awards - Blog Featured

Three Lezyne Products win Design & Innovation Awards

Three Lezyne Products win Design & Innovation Awards

It’s no coincidence that Lezyne rhymes with design. Every accessory, part, gadget and device that we produce is held to a certain standard of elegance and style. In an industry filled with copycats and complacency, we continually strive to not just standout, but to also be a trend leader. This approach is a huge part of what defines Lezyne and it can be seen throughout our entire catalog of products.

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However, aesthetics is just one aspect of what makes a Lezyne product exceptional. It’s important, to say the least, but what we really crave is innovation. No matter how visually stimulating we make something, it still has to maintain a level of superior functionality.

These are the two elements that generate the lifeblood of Lezyne: Innovation and Design. We call this Engineered Design.

Engineered Design is the foundation of every Lezyne product. It represents our development strategies, our identity and our philosophies. Everything we create is held to this standard and is the result of a powerful in-house team of engineers, designers and forward-thinking project leaders. Lezyne is Engineered Design.

Fortunately, this commitment to product development and originality does not go unnoticed. We’re continually honored with glowing reviews, accolades and product shootout victories. Seeing our hard work validated by esteemed publications around the world is truly satisfying.

Our latest achievement was bestowed upon not one—nor two—but three Lezyne products: The Design & Innovation Award 2016. This exclusive award came from deep within the Dolomites and was spearheaded by a collection of 40 prominent industry individuals from 10 different countries. For two weeks this conglomeration of cycling elites tested, debated and contemplated hundreds of submissions from all corners of the bicycle world. And when it was all said and done three of our latest accessories came away with the award: Our Mini GPS cycling computer, Strip Drive taillight and Digital Over Drive floor pump.

Here are a few nice things they had to say about our winners:

Three Lezyne Products win Design & Innovation Awards - Digital Over Drive

Digital Over Drive:
“Lezyne have created a workshop legend.”

“The pump has enough volume to handle the latest plus and fat tires, and its powerful delivery seats tubeless tyres effectively.”

“The highlight is the ABS2 connector chuck, which makes connection to the valve a reliable and trouble-free process”

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Mini GPS
“Its ultra-compact dimensions and super light weight mean you have the freedom to mount the Mini GPS anywhere you want.”

“In combination with a long battery life and a display that clearly presents only the important information, it will be a trusty companion on your adventures.”

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Strip Drive Pro
“The unique aero- and round seatpost-compatible design and integrated cable-free USB charging boost usability.”

“The powerful daytime flash mode could be a potential lifesaver on the roads.”

Check out the full awards features here:

All Winners
Lezyne Mini GPS
Lezyne Digital Over Drive
Lezyne Strip Drive Pro

Lezyne Hecto 300XL and Strip Drive Rear Most Wanted in Cycling Plus

Lezyne Hecto300XL and Strip Pair Most Wanted in Cycling Plus

Lezyne Hecto300XL and Strip Pair Most Wanted in Cycling Plus

Lezyne Hecto300XL and Strip Pair Most Wanted in Cycling Plus

Along with our new GPS cycling computers, our new Y9 LED line went off with a blast! Here’s the latest review of not one, but two within that line. Both the Hecto 300XL and Strip Drive Rear (available as a pair) were warded “Most Wanted” by Cycling Plus with a solid 4.5/5 star review.

“Making sure you’re clearly visible in dark and dismal conditions is a winter safety must, and the 300XL light set gets the job done in style.”

Shop the Hecto 300XL/Strip Drive Pair here, and click the top image above for an enlarged version of the Cycling Plus article.

Outdoor Gear Lab Reviews the Lezyne Super GPS

Outdoor Gear Lab Reviews the Lezyne Super GPS

Outdoor Gear Lab Reviews the Lezyne Super GPS

Outdoor Gear Lab is the next to give our Super GPS some rave reviews! With side-by-side competitor comparisons and a hands-on review including setup, interface and use, features, best applications and value (it is the winner of their Best Buy Award, after all), our popular new cycling computer seems to be quite the hit with those behind the Cheyenne, Wyoming gear guide!

“The Lezyne Super GPS is a high end cycling computer with both ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart connectivity. Lots of function at a low price has vaulted it into position as the winner of our Best Buy Award. No color touch screens here, just pure data and function. The screen and ride display layout are reminiscent of the Garmin Edge 500, but the overall aesthetic of the device is much different. The Lezyne Super GPS does not have map displays of any kind, but it does have impressive sensor compatibility and uses GPS and GLONASS satellites like the Garmin Edge 510 and Edge 520. If you are looking for a simple computer that can track data from almost any sensor on the market, then this is it.”

View the entire review here.
See the Best Buy Award article here.
Shop the Lezyne Super GPS here!

Lezyne Super GPS in LAVA Magazine’s Gear of the Year

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Lezyne Super GPS in LAVA Magazine’s Gear of the Year

It’s that time of the year again for LAVA Magazine’s Gear of the Year roundup, and this time around, our Super GPS made the cut!

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“Known for its lights, Lezyne comes to the computer market with a clean, affordable and feature-packed GPS computer (which also includes a Glonass antenna for quicker tracking). Complete with ANT+ and Bluetooth connectivity to gather up your power and speed sensor measurements, it pairs with your Smartphone through Lezyne’s Ally app, allowing you to relay phone calls and text messages through your computer. To boot, .fit training files are easily uploaded to third-party sites like Strava, or can be transferred through the app.”

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Mtbr Reviews the Lezyne Deca Drive 1500XXL

MTBR Reviews the Lezyne Deca Drive 1500XXL

Mtbr and RoadBikeReview recently published rundowns of the best lights on the market, titled 2016 Bike Lights Shootout (see them here, and here, respectively), and Mtbr whipped up a nice review for the Lezyne Deca Drive 1500XXL as part of it. Also included in these lists are the Micro Drive 400XL, Power Drive 900XL and Strip Drive Rear.

The Deca Drive 1500XXL was judged on items such as lumens, beam pattern, overall design and the elimination of field replaceable batteries, as well as all the goodies in the specs. We’d also love to think we have a “hidden mode” for our ultra tech savvy fans out there, but we aren’t that sneaky…we’d like to point out to Mtbr that this is our Overdrive mode, which gives you the 1500 lumen boost advertised on the light itself.

Mtbr completes their review with a mention that “there’s sweeping changes to the Lezyne line, but the bottom line is good optics and beam pattern are delivered,” noting the great value for the price. Read the entire review here.

Road.cc Reviews the Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

Road.cc Reviews the Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

Road.cc Reviews the Lezyne SV 10 Multi Tool

Once again, Road.cc has shown us some love! This time it’s for our SV 10 multi tool, which is an aluminum, low profile set of CNC machined tools with durable stainless steel fascinating hardware, a forged aluminum chain breaker and forged center-pivot stainless steel bits. This multi tool is optimized for modern component groups.

Road.cc says, “Lezyne are a company that have the ability to make a seemingly mundane product such as a pump or multi tool into an object of desire. They mix quality materials with well thought out design and an attention to detail, which result in objects that demand attention. This is certainly true of their SV10 multi tool, which packs, as you may have guessed, ten tools into a light (only 101 g), compact and attractive package.”

The popular online publication also included the tool in a rundown of the best multitools “to fit your bike’s bits.” Check that out here!

Read the entire SV 10 review here!

GPS Report: Check Out the Latest Reviews

GPS Report: Check Out the Latest Reviews

GPS Report: Check Out the Latest Reviews

Now that the mags have had time to test our new GPS computers the in-depth reviews are starting to hit the pages of many top publications. Better yet, the results are quite favorable. Check out our roundup of the latest GPS reviews below!

Peloton Magazine – Lezyne GPS Line
“Lezyne has given us everything we need in a GPS, nothing we don’t, and have done it with more convenience thanks to long battery life and Bluetooth connectivity for less money…What the unit does do, which we absolutely love, is text and call alerts through Bluetooth connectivity to your phone”
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Decline Magazine – Lezyne Mini GPS
“At just $139.99 the Mini GPS keeps all the essential riding data right at your fingertips for a minimal investment in a sturdy aluminum and plastic package. It lets you save and upload your rides on any fitness tracker website and provides good motivation to pick up the pace and ride harder, even if you’re rolling solo. Of course, you could get all this data and more from your smart phone but I’m not too keen on strapping a $600 piece of glass to my handlebars. I’m excited I’ve found this new way to accumulate ride data, as keeping track of my rides will help me stick to a schedule and stay in better shape.”
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Bike Magazine – Lezyne Mini GPS
“Despite its diminutive size, Lezyne’s Mini GPS packs a punch. Unlike the Garmin and Magellan, the Mini does not have any kind of on-the-ride navigational features—no map to the nearest taqueria or fire lookout. Instead, it offers everything you’d want in a cycling computer—moving time, ride time, odometer, trip distance, current average and max speeds, current elevation plus total elevation gain and loss, temperature—not to mention the ability to geek out with maps when you’re back home.”
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Road.cc – Lezyne Mini GPS
“The Lezyne Mini GPS computer is an easy-to-use option that gives you basic ride information on your handlebar along with the ability to upload, store and analyse your rides on Lezyne’s GPS Root website.”
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Bikehugger.com – Lezyne GPS Line
“There’s another choice from Lezyne with a simple operating system and much of the functionality. It’s a computer for those simpler, head-clearing rides.”
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FactoryJackson – Lezyne Mini GPS
“This tiny cycle computer from Lezyne weighs just 29 grams and records the major things on a ride you need to keep track on fitness progress, for marking routes out and sharing details on social media platforms like Strava.”
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BikeRadar – Lezyne Super GPS in “Best New Gear”
“While the 75g Super GPS does not provide navigation — the GPS functionality here is used for recording where you ride, plus metrics like speed and distance — it does work with heart rate straps, power meters and mobile phones thanks to ANT+ and Bluetooth connectivity.”
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Peloton Magazine Reviews the New Lezyne GPS Line

Peloton Magazine Reviews the New Lezyne GPS Line

Peloton Magazine Reviews the New Lezyne GPS Line

Our brand new GPS computers were reviewed by Peloton, one of the most respected road magazines in the United States, in a detailed two-page article.

Peloton states, “Lezyne has given us everything we need in a GPS, nothing we don’t, and have done it with more convenience thanks to long battery life and Bluetooth connectivity for less money”

To read the full article, click on the image below. Here are the highlights:

“…Lezyne has managed to maintain its reputation for quality aesthetic and solid functionality…”

“…The most important aspect of selecting a Lezyne Super GPS is forgetting everything you know about Garmin…”

“…Without the inclusion of navigation, which is rarely used by most riders who stick to club rides and known routes, Lezyne has streamlined the unit’s size and usability, while extending run time…”

“…What the unit does, which we absolutely love, is the text and call alert…it does more than notify, it displays the text itself on your screen..”

“…Lezyne’s X-Lock mount…This is the mount an engineering company would make, much more secure than a Garmin quarter turn mount…”

“…What we find most impressive about the SUPER GPS is that Lezyne made no attempt to simply make a Garmin knock-off…”

“…Its units not only look different, but they also have been created from an entirely different philosophy…”

(quotes from Peloton issue 48)

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Share Your Epic Ride and Win a Super GPS! - Homering

Share Your Epic Ride and Win a Super GPS!

Share Your Epic Ride and Win a Super GPS!

Our epic Lezyne GPS World Premiere made waves this year, featuring sponsored riders Danny MacAskill, Kelly McGarry, Eric Porter, Menso de Jong, Sally Wang, as well as the Optum Pro Cycling Team. The feature followed their epic rides while they sported their Lezyne GPS units, demonstrating just how much of a punch they each pack. Whether you are a competitor, commuter or weekend warrior on the road or trail, each of our new cycling computers have something in store for you to enhance your cycling experiences…and now is your chance to win one! The contest is simple: We made our epic feature, now take a video or snap a shot next time you are out on your own epic adventure and share it with us! Be sure to also include a short explanation of how it was epic to you, for an opportunity to win a brand new Super GPS. All you need is an Instagram, Twitter or Facebook account, as we are running a separate campaign for each of these three social media platforms. You heard right…that’s not one, not two, but THREE chances to win a Super GPS to take on your future epic rides.

This promotion runs for two weeks, from Tuesday, October 20th through Friday the 30th (ends at midnight on the morning of Halloween day). The lucky winner will be announced the week of November 2nd. Please refer to our distributor list HERE for all participating countries.

The rules for each platform are as follows:

Facebook & Twitter:
Please like or follow us, and include both the hashtag #LezyneEpic and TAG us @Lezyne so your entry doesn’t get lost in space and we can find your epic ride!
If you are not yet following us on Twitter, you can do so here. Like us on Facebook here!

Instagram:
Please follow us and include the hashtag #LezyneEpic in your entry. You may tag us if you’d like!
If you are not yet following us on Instagram, find us here. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

If you need a little extra inspiration for your epic ride, watch our GPS World Premiere video above! Entries will be judged on drool factor, effort and originality. Please only submit images and videos of your own creation. And hey, be cool and only submit one entry per social media platform per person! Good luck!