News / Reviews

Axiom Flip-Flop DLX rear bicycle rack featured in UK’s Cycle Commuter

June 2nd, 2014

Love your bike, but recognize that it falls short when it comes to eyelets for mounting racks or fenders? No need to despair!  Axiom’s Flip-Flop DLX rack is one of our many options for bikes lacking eyelets or braze-ons.  The adjustable quick-release clamp mounts the rack to just about any seat post (25.4mm-33mm), enabling you […]

Axiom’s Kompressair G200A scores 9/10 in Cycling Weekly floor pump test!

May 7th, 2014

The UK’s Cycling Weekly magazine put 13 sub-£90 (approx. $160 CAD) floor pumps to the test in its April issue. Among them was Axiom’s own Kompressair G200A, which comes in at £65 (or about $120 CAD). Each of the contenders was tested on Presta performance, number of strokes required to reach 100psi, height of handle […]

Staff Rides: Gatineau Parkway, Gatineau, QC

April 30th, 2014

If you’ve ridden in Quebec or Eastern Ontario, you’ve likely heard about the great cycling in Gatineau Park. Located just a few minutes north of the nation’s capital, the Park has more than 150 kilometers of hiking trails and pathways, lakes for canoeing and swimming, and great camping for quick summer getaways. And in the […]

Video: Axiom Rainrunner 360 Reflex fenders

April 22nd, 2014

Join Aaron from Axiom Performance Gear and get a close look at our new Rainrunner 360 Reflex fenders, which provide great coverage and visibility for a wide range of road, city, and mountain bikes.  “No eyelets? No problem! New for 2014, Axiom reinvents the popular Rainrunner DLX Reflex full-coverage fenders with additional fitting options, easier […]

Seen in Decline’s Fresh Goods: Axiom’s Exterminateair HV Mini Floor Pump

April 16th, 2014

This month’s edition of Decline Magazine puts the pressure on our Exterminateair HV Mini Floor Pump to see how it performs! Using a colourful metaphor (in typical Decline style) they get straight to the point – the Exterminateair will get your tires pumped up in no time and get you back out on the trail […]

Staff Rides: Traboulay PoCo Trail, Port Coquitlam, BC

April 15th, 2014

All of us here at Axiom / Live To Play Sports have a passion for cycling and the outdoors; whether that’s on a scenic road ride, from the seat a mountain bike in the backcountry, or on an urban exploration! With over 140 staff all across Canada, we’re excited to share photos, tips, and stories […]

Axiom and Bicycle Touring Pro help two young bike tourists get out on the road

April 10th, 2014

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Bicycle Touring Pro travel scholarship! Established in 2010, the fund seeks to help cyclists under the age of 30 get their start in the wonderful world of bicycle touring. Darren Alff, founder of bicycletouringpro.com, reports receiving nearly 100 applications for the scholarship this year, with entries coming in […]

The Annihilateair G200LE Reviewed by Vital MTB: “The Monster Truck of Floor Pumps”!

January 24th, 2014

The brand new Annihilateair G200LE floor pump has a look and feel that mountain bikers will appreciate. The Lockdown MTB grips and Clampdown handle provide a super confident handhold – even when wet. And both parts are replaceable, so it’s easy to swap in your favourite handlebar and grips for a custom look. The pump’s […]

Axiom SmartBag Touch a Top Pick in the Canada.com Holiday Gift Guide!

December 13th, 2013

Axiom’s lineup of premium cycling bags make great Christmas presents for the discerning cyclist in your life. And our products are so unique that there is surely an item in the lineup that will excite the cyclist who already “has everything.” One such item, the SmartBag Touch, was recently featured in Canada.com’s Holiday Gift Guide. […]

Modular GrandTour panniers, Randonnee handlebar bag and Annihilateair floor pump featured in the UK’s Cycling Active magazine!

November 26th, 2013

The December issue of Cycling Active out of the UK is chock-full of Axiom Gear! In this month’s “Tried & Tested: Touring Bikes” article, three different bikes were equipped with premium touring bags and taken out on the road. Axiom’s Modular Grand Tour 45 pannier bags and Randonnee Bar 10 handlebar bag emerged as the […]