Just In – Pewag Security Chains

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by Brian Mullin on May 22, 2017

Pewag Security Chains Pewag makes a slew of chains, mostly for commercial and industrial applications, such as lifting heavy equipment and tire traction control and tire protection. They initially designed their famous 12mm 3012 chains for traction purposes, but its strength and impressive qualities made it a highly functional security chain. Pewag decided to create an […]

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The Second Coming – Shiva 2.0 Kali Protectives is proud to release the Shiva 2.0 and Shiva 2.0 Carbon. Designed for riders who demand exceptional performance and uncompromising comfort, the Shiva 2.0 incorporates Kali’s industry leading impact technologies: LDL and Nano Fusion, into a hand lay-up, 1050g DOT certified helmet. LDL – LOW DENSITY LAYER […]

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Moab May 2017 Trail Report – Navajo Rocks

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I rode the entire Navajo Rocks loop counterclockwise from lower lot, and it offered excellent views throughout the trip. The sun came out around the halfway point after a dreary and wet morning. I started on the fun Ramblin which had lots of swooping slickrock, then the sandier Big Mesa next to the majestic canyon […]

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Moab May 2017 Trip Report – The Whole Enchilada

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The Whole Enchilada is one of the premier mountain bike rides in the Utah desert, and the bottom Porcupine Rim portion was the only real singletrack in the Moab area back in the old days. Due to the heavy snow conditions and the recent rain, the Whole Enchilada Shuttle drop off was on the Loop road […]

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Moab May 2017 Trip Report – Mag 7 Trail

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The Magnificent 7 or “Mag 7” is a series of trails between Highway 191 and 313 in the Moab area. You can do loops on the trails, an out and back or point to point via a shuttle, the latter is what I did. My Mag 7 singletrack route started on Gateway, then Bull’s Run, […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – HIPLOK

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Z LOK It’s pretty much a steel reinforced armored version of a beefy zip tie and you simply open it with a special two-pronged proprietary key. The low-security Z LOK weighs 20 grams and is 40cm long locking nylon zip tie with an inner steel core. The first secured reusable zip style tie provides ultra-convenient added protection for […]

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Terrene Releases the McFly Plus Tire

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Terrene has released the new McFly tire with a perfect 2.8″ Plus width. They’re tubeless ready and come in 27.5″ and 29″ diameters, and Light and Tough casings. I like a 2.8″ width as it has the attributes of the 3.0″ without its detriment and has a bit more girth, float and traction power than a […]

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OtterBox Introduces Venture Coolers

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OtterBox is introducing a new line of premium rugged coolers, based on their expertise and knowledge base in injected molded cases and dryboxes. They set out to build a fully features cooler that would unparalleled in the marketplace. The new Venture coolers incorporate superior cooling technology and the trusted OtterBox durability and toughness. The Venture […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – OTTOLOCK

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OTTOLOCK is an all-new cinch lock for both cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts who value their gear and need a small, safe, and lightweight solution. It’s designed for short-stay security and protecting against theft opportunists. It’s more secure than a cable lock and much lighter than a U-lock. With a starting weight of just 120g and […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – Slime STR Sealant and Tools

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Slime has created a new formula for their famous sealant and it has a lower viscosity and is allergen-free latex for longer lasting liquid tire protection. They also have an entirely new line of tubeless tire repair and installation products, including tape, valve stems, valve cores and an excellent valve core tool that can carry […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – CushCore Inner Tire Suspension System

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CushCore is a foam tire insert that improves handling and cornering performance, offers shock absorption and vibration attenuation, and prevents flats and rim denting. The triangular shaped foam insert fits snugly against the rim, filling in the lower cavity interface between the tire and rim. They work in synergy to act like together a spring and […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – Ergon GE1 Factory Grips and IP3 Solestar Insoles

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GE1 Factory The GE1 Factory and GE1 Slim Factory now get the same sticky custom rubber compound that was first seen on their downhill specific GD1 grips. The new grip of the Enduro World Series elite! The new and unique rubber compound, 100% made in Germany, creates previously unknown grip and rebound characteristics. The feel is soft, […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – Light & Motion Vis Pro, Urban and Seca Lights

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Light & Motion added the new Vis Pro front and rear taillight system to their Vis lineup and they increased the lumen output by around 15% on all their Urban and Seca series of lights. VIS Pro The new VIS Pro commuter light follows in the VIS 360 footsteps, but the front light now has […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – Bar Fly Prime GPS Mount System and Air Lever Tire Inflater

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Bar Fly has released the 4 Prime mounting systems which provide adapters for almost any GPS device along with options to attach a camera, light, and a Di2. They also have the Air Lever which combines a tire lever with a CO2 inflator, and a slew of fenders for almost any bike. Bar Fly 4 PRIME […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – Cane Creek HELM Fork, AER Headset and DBAir [IL] Rear Shock

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Cane Creek was showing off their sweet new HELM fork, their lightweight AER headsets with aluminum cartridge bearings, the eeCycleworks eeNut preload assembly for carbon steerer tubes and finally the DBAir [IL] Rear Shock. HELM Fork Cane Creek was displaying their brand new HELM fork at their booth. It’s their first foray into the fork market, […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – Revolution Suspension Grips

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They’re ‘Shock Absorbing Grips’. The Revolution Suspension Grips are an innovative system that isolates your hand’s and upper body from the shock and vibration propagated through the handlebars from the trail, and this design helps decrease fatigue, repetitive injury and arm pump. The system features a two-collar lock-on design, an inner plastic sleeve which is […]

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