News / Reviews

Two Wheels Shape My Life

August 5th, 2010

Sweet, speed embraced freedom Nothing is as fast as me; two wheels speeding through concrete jungles I am an urban warrior beating the rat race As we dodge, duck and weave through a steel stampede, I can’t help but smile A gap opens and I push the cranks harder just squeaking through Mother Nature throws […]

Product Profile: Axiom’s 2011 mini-tools

July 21st, 2010

The cat is now out of the proverbial bag. I’m not sure why we had a cat in bag to begin with but rest assured no animals were harmed in the making of this blog post. By now you may have seen a couple of previews of our new mini tools floating around the web. […]

The Lowdown on Axiom’s new Gear

July 20th, 2010

Two new videos: one from mtbr.com and the other from roadbikereview.com, feature Andrew Belson, Axiom product manager, as he explains some of the features and benefits of the Axiom gear.

Smile, you’re on a bicycle :)

July 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

June 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

June 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

May 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.

May 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?

May 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

April 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. […]