Interbike 2017 – Sweet Protection

by Brian Mullin on September 19, 2017

The Norwegian company Sweet Protection is new to the US market, but they have been making ski, bike and kayak protection and apparel for a number of years. They were showing off their Buskwacker MIPS helmet, which has a new retention system, new interior, STACC vent, updated occigrip turn dial and adjustable visor, the Enduro/Trail specific […]

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The new Beyonder and Wayfinder lineup from adidas provide a lightweight and performance pair of sunglasses that are packed full of technical features and functionality. They were designed for an active lifestyle and outdoor sports user, yet they still retain lots of fashion sense without being ostentatious. They’re perfect for commuting, a short pleasure ride, […]

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Just In – Club Ride Apparel Infinity Hoody, Commander Shorts and Tempo Jersey

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Club Ride Apparel has a slew of new items coming out this fall, including the extremely comfortable Infinity Hoody and the long sleeved Tempo Jersey that’s perfect for cooler weather. Although not new, the Commander shorts are tough, durable and utilize a WR finish. For further information refer to clubrideapparel.com Infinity Hoody The Infinity Hoody is this […]

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Topeak 2018 Preview

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At the Eurobike show, Topeak was showing off some of their innovative 2018 products. The Shuttle Gauge Digital can be attached to a pump or used alone while the Turbo Morph Digital hand pump now has an integrated digital gauge. Their Twin Turbo technology, which allows the user to pull to compress air, and then […]

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Fix It Sticks 2018 Tool And Accessory Preview

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For the coming season Fix It Sticks has some new tools and accessories, including kits for Mountain Bikers and Commuters. They’re also releasing the trick Chain Breaker, Tire Levers, and a 15mm Wrench, all of which interface with their innovative and highly functional Fix It Stick tool. For organizational purposes, they have the Cage Clip to […]

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6D Helmets and Dynamic Research Win Grand Prize

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6D Helmets in partnership with Dynamic Research announced that they won the $500,000 grand prize of the Head Health Challenge III. The Head Health Challenge is part of the $60 million Head Health Initiative, which is supported by the NFL, GE, Under Armour, and the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology in […]

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Kali Protectives Venture Gloves Review

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I like minimal thin gloves for the dexterity and tactile feel that they offer, but unfortunately, they inherently don’t offer much protection against brush and crashes and tend to wear prematurely. Kali’s new Venture offers a thin glove design where you want the tactility, but it provides TPU rubber panels on the outboard side to […]

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Rudy Project unveils their 2018 collection

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At Eurobike Rudy Project unveiled their new 2018 collection of eyewear and helmets. For their sunglasses, they were showing off the trick full framed Sintryx which has an innovative lens changing system and a new slimmed down version of their popular Tralyx. They also have updated their Polar 3FX HDR technology which offers truer colors […]

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Just In – CamelBak Chase Bike Vest

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The new Chase Bike Vest takes its design queues from running vests and is based off their Circuit Vest running pack. The Chase has been tailored to be a cycling specific pack with functional pockets on the main body and shoulder harness, a 1.5-liter reservoir, and its built with tougher materials for robustness. Having decently […]

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AfterShokz Introduces The Trekz Air Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones

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AfterShokz Chases Performance with New Trekz Air Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones The ultimate headphones for athletes will change the way they listen. The new AfterShokz Trekz Air headphone uses the bone conduction technology to transmit great fidelity sound through the listener’s cheekbones to the inner ear, bypassing the eardrum completely along with a rubberized, thin […]

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Shimano Announces 2018 Footwear, Apparel, Eyewear and Bags

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Shimano Expands Off-Road Footwear Line All-new Multi-Surface series and expanded Mountain Enduro series debut OSAKA, Japan (August 30, 2017) – Furthering its position as the global leader in cycling technologies while addressing new categories and riding applications, Shimano has unveiled all-new 2018 off-road performance footwear. Specifically designed for gravel and adventure riding, Shimano’s new Multi-Surface […]

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MRP Introduces the Ribbon Coil Fork

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Grand Junction Colorado-based MRP is proud to introduce the all new Ribbon Coil fork with Ramp Control, pressure release valves and a bladder free damper. The Ribbon Coil gives you the spring tunability, and stroke control previously found only with air, while giving you the supple linear spring curve, lower friction, longer service life and […]

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Magura HC3 Brake Lever Review

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The new HC3 brake lever has a redesigned ergonomic 1-finger blade that provides two highly functional features, the ability to alter the reach to tune to the user’s hand size, finger length and personal preference along with an adjustment for the mechanical leverage ratio of the braking power. The HC3 is compatible with the Magura […]

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New Apparel, Helmet, Neck Brace and Knee Pads by Leatt for 2018

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Leatt enlarges cycling portfolio for 2018, introducing a trail-oriented gear line that includes a new helmet, an all-new neck brace construction, and top-of-the-line knee guards. The new suite includes the DBX 1.0 trail apparel line (shorts, jersey, jacket, and gloves), the $99.99 DBX 2.0 helmet featuring their innovative 360° Turbine technology, the DBX 6.0 Kneepad combining advantages […]

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SILCA Introduces the TATTICO Bluetooth Pump

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SILCA has released the TATTICO Bluetooth Pump which provides air pressure gauge information on your smartphone wirelessly via the Bluetooth protocol. The TATTICO is a compact frame pump for roadside and trail repairs, and its reliable and efficient performance is now joined by an accurate method to verify the air pressure without the need for an additional pressure […]

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Light & Motion Releases the Vibe Series of Smart Commuter Lights

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Light & Motion Gets Smart with the New Vibe Series, a Revolutionary Approach to Bike Lights – Featuring smart sensors that auto-detect motion and light levels, providing effortless safety – Light & Motion has launched the new Vibe series of commuting and urban lights which feature an innovative and revolutionary approach to how a rider interfaces during […]

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