Nouvelles / blogue

Smile, you’re on a bicycle :)

juillet 19th, 2010

It was a hot summer afternoon; the sun beat down on the helpless city, relentlessly pushing the mercury higher and higher. Waves of heat poured upwards from the hot blacktop of the streets as drivers sat in their air conditioned cabins, insulated from the burning sun. I was desperately trying to navigate the twists and turns […]

The Team Returns to Canada after Circumnavigating Lake Baikal

juin 8th, 2010

In February 2010, in the dead of Siberian winter, Christopher Pike and a group of experienced adventurers set off to circumnavigate the deepest and oldest lake in the world: Lake Baikal. If you have been reading this blog then you have probably seen some of their stories as they prepared for this journey. The crew […]

Pedaling through Adversity – The Lake Baikal Expedition Begins

juin 7th, 2010

“The beginning of the trip was much harder than we had anticipated.  We struggled for 3 days just to reach the lake.” On the morning of February 25 we hauled all of our bikes and panniers down 5 flights of a narrow staircase out into the courtyard of the Baikaler Hostel in Irkutsk, Russia to […]

Phoenix Series: Mercato Shopper Review

mai 26th, 2010

We recently received a review of our Mercato Shopper. If you want to know more about the Mercato then read on. « Axiom’s new line of Phoenix bags and panniers lets you head around town in style. The Mercato Shopper’s not exactly a traditional pannier, but does clip onto the side of a bike rack with […]

See the world around you: why you should ride with a mirror.

mai 20th, 2010

Fastflash DLX Mirror Every time I read through the news, which is daily, it seems there is a new and disturbing article about an accident involving a cyclist and a vehicle, the cyclist always loses. What I find troubling is how many people are oblivious to the extra safety precautions they can easily take to […]

Spring Tune UP: Is your bike ready to ride?

mai 13th, 2010

This morning was one of those mornings. To start things off I couldn’t find my arm or knee warmers or gloves for that matter, then the presta valve on my rear tire literally blew off as I was filling it with air, leaving me to change a tube in the cramped storage room of my […]

Product Breakdown: Dominate Air hand pumps

avril 27th, 2010

For most cyclists bicycle pumps are an afterthought, that is until they really need one. Most of their lives the bicycle pump remains unnoticed sitting in garages,  forgotten in backpacks, resting in seat bags or clipped to bicycle frames but when a cyclist finds themselves in a time of need, that pump had better perform. […]

A Bicycle can be a Powerful Thing

avril 12th, 2010

It would be hard to say just how many inspirational conversations have been sparked between friends while enjoying a beer after a great ride; the number is probably in the trillions or even kajillions. It really isn’t important, but on just such an occasion a few years ago, a friend who worked at a bicycle […]

Product Profiles: Streamliner DLX Road

avril 7th, 2010

It just so happens that many people are not always sure what type of products they need or how the features of a specific product can help solve the problems they experience – with their bicycle of course. Taking this into consideration it seemed obvious that we can help out by providing information and key points in the thinking and design that goes into our products and how we have addressed some of problems cyclists commonly run into. Starting things off I thought we would look at the Streamliner Road DLX.

Axiom goes Tweety… Join Us @axiomgear

avril 5th, 2010

It was only a matter of time until we found our way into the twitterverse, but we are there now.  If you are ever wondering what Axiom is up to in 140 characters or less then begin following Axiomgear and find out. Look for news, events and contests to come your way. See you there.