2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Helmets

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by Brian Mullin on December 14, 2017

These are a few of my favorite helmets from this season to help protect your head, including the comfy Leatt DBX 3.0., the light Kali Interceptor and the innovative 6D ATB-1T EVO. Leatt DBX 3.0 The DBX 3.0 All-Mountain bicycle helmet is designed to carry you safely across any terrain. The combination of 360º Turbine Technology […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Apparel

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by Brian Mullin on December 13, 2017

These are a few of my favorite apparel items that I keep using this season, including the fantastic Pearl Izumi X-Project P.R.O. Shoes, the comfy TASCO Double Digits Collection (gloves/socks), the highly functional Pearl Izumi Big Air Jersey, the warm and light Club Ride Blaze Vest and finally the rugged Club Ride Commander Shorts. Pearl […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Suspension

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The newest iteration of the Manitou Mattoc fork offers a supple and smooth platform with a wonderful mid-stroke plushness. The Manitou McLeod is a hidden gem of a rear shock with climbing prowess and descending plushness, while the FOX DPX2 All Mountain beast provides excellent control and composure in the gnar. Manitou Mattoc Mattoc is the […]

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Introducing The Mission Workshop ACRE Mountain Bike Collection

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Mountain Bike Equipment Designed To Perform, Built To Endure Mission Workshop’s ACRE Supply a slew of innovative and functional gear, including the weatherproof Hauser packs, the District MC henley wool jersey, the slim Traverse XC and comfy Parallel shorts, the waterproof Meridian Vest and Alpine Jacket, the Faroe WP fleece hoodie and finally the Linear Crew jersey. They […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide – A Few Of My Favorite Things

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These are a few of my favorite things that I keep using this season, including the hand-friendly SQlab 411 Innerbarends, the comfy and protective POC Joint VPD System knee pads, the functional Wolf Tooth B-RAD System mounting system. Along with the useful Dakine Hot Laps Gripper Bag tool bag, the hand isolating Revolution Suspension Grips, the […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Tools

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Fix It Sticks Fix It Sticks has several new tools and accessories including kits for Mountain Bikers and Commuters. They have 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 Replaceables Clip that can […]

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Holiday Gift Guide – Club Ride Apparel

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For some holidays gifts ideas, Club Ride Apparel has a slew of excellent items, including the warm and fashionable Lake Creek Shacket, the incredibly comfortable Infinity Hoody, and the long sleeved Tempo Jersey that’s perfect for cooler weather. For pants, they have the Commander shorts which are sturdy, durable and utilize a WR finish and […]

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Spurcycle Introduces the Ti Tool

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Precision Bell Makers Take Precision To Task With Machined Titanium Multi-Tool Sausalito, CA, November 27, 2017– Spurcycle, creators of what is said to be the best bicycle bell that money can buy, are launching a new made in USA multi-tool. Wrapped in a slim fabric case, the $69 minimalist tool makes a very satisfying addition […]

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Just In – Pearl Izumi Versa Quilted Hoodie, Short Sleeve Button Up, and Pants

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The new Versa series of apparel has some interesting lifestyle, and bike-focused casual gear can be intermixed whether riding singletrack or commuting. We check out the warm and comfortable Quilted Hoodie which utilizes the Primaloft insulation, the tough Short Sleeve Button plain jersey, and the uber comfy and fashionable Pants. Versa Quilted Hoodie This is soon […]

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fi’zi:k Introduces the Terra X5 Shoes

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The new Terra X5 promises improved comfort, performance, and protection for every rider on any terrain from trails and singletrack to a forest road. The Terra X5 is adaptive; its Volume Control technology means improved fit through an asymmetric opening and the Boa L6 Dial B dial running steel-coated nylon laces through light, durable ‘Slipstream’ […]

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Dakine Hot Laps Gripper Bag Review

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“For on-bike storage, the Hot Laps Gripper (MSRP $22) attaches under the seat or multiple locations on the bike frame to house tire levers, tools, C02, and perhaps a spare tube.” The Gripper Bag adds additional storage space for items used only during bike maintenance, repairs, adjustments and emergency’s, meaning for stuff that will hopefully […]

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Bikes, Cliffs, Snow And Jackson Hole

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Teton Gravity Research (TGR) is releasing the following segment from this year’s new ski and snowboard film Rogue Elements. Given the nature of the video and this dramatic feat, I think you’ll like the wildness and craziness of this venture. Join mountain bikers Cam McCaul and Casey Brown along with skier Tim Durtschi as they […]

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Just In – BLDG Active Skin Repair

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BLDG Active has introduced a new-to-the-market skin and wound repair product that’s helpful when dealing with cuts, splits, cracks, blisters, scrapes, rashes, insect bites, sunburns and other skin irritations. Their Active Skin Repair is the first multi-functional, non-toxic, sting free, skin and wound repair solution that helps naturally speed the healing process. Ideal for cyclists, climbers, […]

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Mips Granted Preliminary Injunction Against Poc In Germany

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MIPS has claimed that POC’s new SPIN helmet technology infringes on MIPS’ patents. Previously POC utilized and licensed the MIPS technology for use in most of their helmets, but they recently introduced their new SPIN system. MIPS and SPIN both work by reducing rotational forces on the head during crashes. It was initially used on […]

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The Lost Lake Duffel Bag: One Bag, Every Adventure

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Simple, yet refined, the open mesh Lost Lake Duffel is the everything bag that you’ve always needed but, until now, never existed. It’s the answer to dealing with smelly, wet bike, running and climbing gear. High Above Designs aren’t just interested in making just another bag. Their past successes of hip packs demonstrate their commitment to making superior […]

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Db Equipment Unveils Limited Edition Black Camo Collection For Cycling

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The coveted, exclusive collection will ensure that you’re traveling in the utmost style Monday, November 13, 2017 — Douchebags (https://douchebags.com), an adventure travel gear company known for its smart, sleek, protective and lightweight equipment, today, released an update to their exclusive camo collection – just in time for the holiday season! Thoughts => I love Db’s travel stuff, and […]

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