Sea Otter Day 1 – Walkabout

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by Brian Mullin on April 22, 2017

WTB Bridger Tough The WTB TCS Bridger is a Plus sized 27.5″ x 3″ tire that was designed for aggressive riding and utilizes an open and blocky knob pattern made with their Lightweight casing and Dual DNA rubber compound. The Bridger is a reliable and fast tire that offers great braking and traction and control […]

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BERN is releasing their new FL-1 helmet lineup which includes the Pavé, Trail, and XC helmets broadening Bern’s high-end, yet affordable, lid to the MTB market. They also upgraded their Union urban helmet. FL-1 XC Pre-work spins on local trails. Weekend rides with friends. That long-planned-for trip to Moab or The Kingdom Trails. Wherever your […]

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Sea Otter 2017 – ORTLIEB Bikepacking Products

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ORTLIEB’s waterproof bikepacking lineup was first seen last year, and for 2018 they’re expanding things with Gravel-Pack panniers, a smaller Seat-Pack and Handlebar-Pack, the streamlined Frame-Pack Toptube and finally a Cockpit-Pack. Bikepacking has developed from a niche market to the mainstream of cycling. Nowadays, there is a bike on the market for every type of rider and their riding. […]

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Magura Announces the HC3 Brake Lever and MT Trail Sport Brake

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Magura is proud to announce the release of the new HC3 brake lever with a maximum of adjustment options and the new affordable MT Trail Sport which is a 4-front/2-rear piston system. HC3 Brake Lever  The new HC3 brake lever has a ‘Reach Adjust’ that uses their newly designed ergonomic 1-finger brake lever and can be […]

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Just In – Tasco Double Digits Collection, Pearl Izumi Big Air Jersey and Funkier Bike Policoro Shorts

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The wild new Tasco Double Digits Collection offers functional and comfortable socks and gloves, while the long sleeved Pearl Izumi Big Air Jersey provides the sun and arm protection. The Funkier Bike Policoro Shorts have an integrated chamois liner and a long Enduro cut. TASCO Double Digits Collection TASCO has been busy lately, and they’re […]

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Just In – Kali Protectives Interceptor Helmet

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The new Kali Interceptor is a Trail helmet that offers enhanced protection using the innovative Low-Density Layer (LDL) technology and Nano Fusion multi-density EPS with acrylic self-healing foam. It provides deep coverage over the neck and plenty of air flow via its 24 vents, a Boa retention dial, anti-microbial padding, an adjustable visor, and an accessory mounting system. The Interceptor meets […]

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Just In – Helinox Sunset Chair

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The Sunset Chair is lighter to carry, more compact to stow, easier to assemble and far more comfortable than other outdoor/camping chairs, and it has a huge 320 lbs weight capacity. So, sit back into the high back seat and absorb the serenity of the remote and beautiful place you’ve chosen to spend your leisure […]

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SQlab 611 Ergowave Active Carbon Saddle Review

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The SQlab 611 Ergowave Active Carbon has an excellent ergonomic design that makes the saddle more comfortable, efficient and easier to spend longer periods of time out riding without numbness or hot spots, especially in the nether regions. The key features for SQlab’s saddles are there multiple sizing that is specific for the riders sit bone […]

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Just In – Trailfoody Outdoor Snack Subscription Service

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Trailfoody is a subscription-based home delivery service that provides energy food kits for outdoor enthusiasts which offer tasty and healthy snacks. The items in the kits, such as premium energy bars, dried fruit, beef jerky, mix nuts, and more, are chosen to complement the athlete’s physical activity and have a good balance of complex carbohydrates […]

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Just In – Skida Headwear

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Skida makes all of their apparel products in Vermont, and they produce knit hats, beanie styled hats, headbands, neckwear, and scarves. They come in a slew of styles, colors, and patterns in Men’s, Women’s and Kids sizing. I am testing their Nordic Hat which retails for $30, the Nordic Headband at $16, and the Neckwarmer […]

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Swrve Slim Fit Cordura Jean Review

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Swrve makes a variety of apparel products, but their claim to fame is their active lifestyle Cordura jeans. The comfortable jeans come in skinny, slim and regular cuts and the fabric is rugged and stretchy. The clean looking jeans offers up durability, performance, functionality and style making them perfect to withstand the active lifestyle, such as […]

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ABUS NutFix Wheel and Seatpost Lock System

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ABUS is a leading designer and manufacturer of bicycle security products, and they recently introduced the NutFix, which is an innovative and effective security solution system to prevent theft of your wheels and seatpost. The NutFix system is simple to use and requires no specialty tools or keys to operate. The nut is fitted with a protective […]

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POC and Ibis Continue Enduro Team Partnership

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POC and Ibis Continue Enduro Team Partnership Park City, UTAH (March 22, 2017) — Ahead of the first round of the Enduro World Series (EWS) in Rotorua, New Zealand, POC is proud to formally announce its continued partnership with the Ibis Cycles Enduro Race Team for the 2017 season. Thoughts => For a small company, […]

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Ryders Eyewear Introduces the FYRE Sunglasses Collection

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For 2017 Ryders Eyewear partnered with Essilor a lens manufacturer to offer the Fyre sunglasses collection. It’s comprised of four models, the ROAM, INCLINE, FLYP and AERO and uses five innovative lens technologies to produce a highly functional pair of sunglasses. It utilizes the NXT lens that’s a performance polymer material born from the transparent armor […]

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Douchebags Introduces The Trail Bike Bag

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The perfect combination between a protective hard shell and a lightweight, soft shell, The Douchebags Trail is one of a kind. The patent pending rib cage protection combined with the unique 3-panel design will bring your bike safely wherever you want to go while at the same time compress to storage friendly size when the […]

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MRP Introduces The Ribbon Fork

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Grand Junction Colorado-based MRP is proud to introduce the all new Ribbon fork with Ramp Control, pressure release valves and a bladder free damper. The new MRP Ribbon fork was designed for Trail, Enduro, and All Mountain use and features a Boost 15×110 axle, 35mm stanchions, a bladder free damper, their Ramp Control system, PSST pressure […]

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