For 2017 Pearl Izumi has redesigned their X-Project shoe lineup which has a new sole with improved stiffness and walkability, they upgraded their Launch short and Summit gloves and added a new Cargo Base layer with an extended back. X-Project P.R.O. Their top of line X-Project mountain bike got a redesigned and reengineered sole that […]

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GoPro Karma Grip allows you to capture stabilized and smooth high-definition footage for professional and cinema-quality video whether you’re hiking, biking or performing any motion activity from the newer GoPro HERO based cameras. It combines a 3-axis motorized gimbal stabilizer with a handgrip and they actively isolate the HERO camera from vibrations that occur while walking, hiking, […]

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Just In – Maxxis Minion DHR II Plus and DHF Plus Tires

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Maxxis has released several new Plus sized tires, including the Minion DHF, Minion DHR II, and the High Roller II. The Minion are massive beasts and have large knobs and seem more like a motocross tire than a standard Plus sized bicycle tire. I am testing the Minion DHF Plus and Minion DHR II Plus in […]

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DMOS Stealth and Alpha Shovels

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The Stealth Shovel The 2-in-1 tool was designed for moving snow and grooming a jump to make picture-perfect corduroy conditions. Also, it makes a great snow shovel for clearing the driveway and walks and digging out a stuck or buried vehicle. I can see it being useful for the garden and trail maintenance. It offers full-sized […]

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Cane Creek Introduces new AER Headsets and Bearings, eeCycleworks eeNut and ViscoSet Headsets

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Cane Creek has announced new AER headsets with aluminum cartridge bearings, AER hybrid steel/aluminum bearings, the eeCycleworks eeNut preload assembly for carbon steerer tubes and lastly the ViscoSet headsets with viscous steering damping technology. Press Release Cane Creek Cycling Components is very proud to introduce four new headset products for 2017. First of which are the new 2017 […]

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New Products – DZR Minna LTD Shoes, Showers Pass SS Henley Baselayer and Adidas Zonyk Pro Sunglasses

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DZR has the two new Limited Edition shoes the Minna Mist and Minna Cadet, while Showers Pass is releasing the short sleeve Bamboo-Merino Henley base layer shirt, and Adidas has their Zonyk Pro Sunglasses in new colorways and LST/VARiO lenses. DZR Minna LTD Shoes DZR Shoes, known for their innovative line of unique urban cycling footwear, introduces […]

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Just In – SQlab 611 Ergowave Active Saddle and Cane Creek OPT Remote

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The SQlab 611 Ergowave Active Carbon is an excellent ergonomic and comfortable saddle with tons of innovations while the Cane Creek OPT remote provides on the fly micro-adjustability to their DB rear shocks with Climb Switch technology. SQlab SQlab introduced their new 612 and 611 Ergowave saddles models this year. The key features for SQlab’s […]

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Just In – Wolf Tooth Components BarBag

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The Wolf Tooth Components BarBag is a handlebar mounted storage bag with a see-through flip top lid that utilizes a magnetized closure. The trapezoidal shaped compartment has a .6 liter capacity and uses a stiffened nylon body. It has three Velcro closures straps which attach directly to the stem and handlebars for a secure and stable […]

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Fix It Sticks Tire Levers and The Replaceable Fix It Sticks Kit

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Fix It Sticks has just introduced an optional tire lever that fits on The Replaceable Fix It Sticks, and they’re sold in pairs and retail for $9.99. Designed as a bit, the Fix It Sticks tire lever reduces space in your pack and lets you customize your tool selection by using their innovative and highly […]

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Just In – AfterShokz Sportz Titanium Headphones

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The AfterShokz Sportz Titanium wired headphones use 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 and flexible titanium frame that offers extreme comfort, strength, and durability. The new wired Sportz Titanium and Sportz Titanium with mic headphones offer the […]

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Fresh Produce – North St. Bags Pioneer Hip Packs, Honey Stinger GF Wildflower Honey Waffle, Topical EDGE Sports Performance Lotion

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North St. Bags Pioneer 9 and 12 Hip Packs North St. Bags has released the Pioneer 9 and Pioneer 12 Hip Packs, equal parts hip pouch and bicycle handlebar bag. The Pioneer is also an excellent standalone Dopp kit, useful in travel when carrying all your toiletry essentials or other key items. Pioneer 12 Hip Pack […]

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Review – Magura Storm HC, Storm SL and Storm Rotor Review

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The Magura Storm HC rotor is stiffer and stronger than it’s brethren and offers well-modulated deceleration, enhanced cooling properties, fade resistance, improved durability, and optimized friction performance for superb brake power. The new Storm HC rotor was designed for extreme use for exceptional braking performance under high braking forces, and they’re ideal for heavy duty […]

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Magura Brake Retrospect

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I have been using Magura brakes since 2008 when I first put them on my Moots Moto-XZ 29er. I tricked the old Marta SL’s with braided steel lines, which improved the brake system effectiveness and longevity with near-elimination of hose expansion, plus they looked cool. I was hooked from day one on Magura brakes, and […]

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Cane Creek Announces The New DBAir [IL] Rear Shock and OPT/DROPT Remotes

Thumbnail image for Cane Creek Announces The New DBAir [IL] Rear Shock and OPT/DROPT Remotes January 10, 2017

Cane Creek announced the release of the new DBAir [IL] rear shock, which prominently features their new LinEair Air Spring along with an Oil Seal Head Redesign and Reconfigured Air Piston for improved reliability and more consistent performance. The shock will utilize their Twin Tube damping, 4-way independent adjustments including high and low-speed compression, high and low-speed […]

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Introducing Fireside Industries Campfire Defender

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Fireside Industries Inc. is the proud manufacturer of the Campfire Defender, a revolutionary campfire safety system designed to make camping easier and safer. The Campfire Defender can be placed over a campfire in the event of inclement weather or simply when it’s time for bed. Made from a military grade fabric the Campfire Defender is […]

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Wolf Tooth Components CAMO Spider and Elliptical Chainring

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The Wolf Tooth Components CAMO or ‘Chainline And Material Optimization’ is a two-piece chainring and spider system for direct mount style cranksets for 1x 9, 10, 11 and 12-speed drivetrains. It’s currently compatible with the Race Face Cinch, Cannondale, e*thirteen and SRAM direct mount designs. The five armed CAMO Spider is a direct mount crankarm […]

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