The new Innerbarends are wicked cool and highly functional, and the hand and arm relief they provide are greatly appreciated. The 711 SY Grips offer good ergonomics due to their boxy shape and wavy contours and three density rubber, and the wings provide superb Ulnar nerve comfort. The 311 handlebars provide excellent ergonomics and a comfortable […]


Cane Creek has just announced the release of the new DBcoil [IL] rear shock, which prominently features their new VALT  lightweight, high-performance steel spring along with technologies and expertise from their Double Barrel lineup. The shock will utilize their Twin Tube damping, 4-way independent adjustments including high and low-speed compression, high and low-speed rebound along […]


News – Announcing Why Cycles

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Why Cycles is here! Whatever your “why” is, we think you’ll like the unique, rad bikes we’ve created. We have a new kid on the block for high-end titanium bikes, Why Cycles. Adam Miller left the fat bike Borealis company in 2015 that he founded, and he has now co-founded Why Cycles with Ben Craner. […]

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Action Wipes Review

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Action Wipes are a high-tech version of baby or hand sanitizing wipes and utilize a safe and natural formula based on plant-derived ingredients and pure essential oils. They’re pre-moistened and 9″ x 10″ in size, so only one is needed to clean your entire body for an “InstaShower” or a “shower in a pocket”, and they […]

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WTB Trail Boss 3.0 Review

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The WTB Trail Boss 3.0 is a Plus sized 27.5″ x 3″ tire that was designed to cover a lot of bases, and this All Trail tire is fast and light, and has excellent traction and braking and float qualities, and can work in multiple conditions and is still tough enough to be ridden aggressively. The […]

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Wolf Tooth Components releases GnarWolf Chainguide

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The new GnarWolf Chainguide was designed to work with both oval and round chainrings, keeping your chain secure even as the elliptical chainring radius oscillates up and down while pedaling. Even with chainrings that have the narrow wide teeth profile that offers excellent chain retention, sometimes things can go wrong, and a chain can come […]

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News – O2 Rainwear Element Series, Slap Bag, and Tuff Truck Bag

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O2 Rainwear Expands its Product Line I have been a big fan of O2 Rainwear and used their Nokomis Jacket and Pants many years ago and can vouch for their usability and toughness. The new lightweight Element Series series is comprised of a Hooded Jacket ($36), a Jacket ($36), and Pants ($26) and they have an excellent price […]

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Blackburn Chamber HV Floor Pump Review

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The Chamber HV floor pump is well-built and durable and is extremely functional for pumping up fat mountain bike tires due to its oversized barrel and long stroke with highlights to its large easy to read pressure gauge. The high-volume Chamber HV floor pump uses an oversized steel barrel, with a 21.5″ stroke, and can […]

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Fox Transfer Dropper Post

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The new Fox Transfer is a superb infinitely adjustable hydraulic seatpost with a consistent and smooth stroke that offers speed modulation via the remotes lever input. It replaces their extremely dependable and durable three-position mechanical D.O.S.S. post and features an all new internal system that resides in the upper shaft. The Transfer uses a nitrogen […]

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Introducing Terrene Tires

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Terrene Tires Brings Rider-Owned Passion to Tire Company Industry veterans Joe Yang and Tim Krueger saw an open market for rider focused bike tires, and with their vast expertise, they could quickly bring a tire to the consumer that they truly wanted and could use, in addition to still keeping in sync with market trends. Terrene […]

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SKS USA To Distribute SQlab Ergonomic Products

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SKS USA announced today that they’d be the US distributor for SQlab products, which include ergonomic saddles, grips, and handlebars. SKS is a German company that is best known for their excellent bike fenders and mudguards in the US, but their product suite also includes pumps, saddle bags, multitools, and chainguards and water bottle cages. I have […]

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Ergon SMC4 Saddle Review

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The new SMC4 is Ergon’s most comfortable and padded saddle in their mountain bike lineup. It uses orthopedic foam padding and gel technology in the seating area and has a deep relief channel down the center that creates a raised platform to protect the soft tissue regions. A larger seat surface space offers optimal pressure […]

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Showers Pass Cloudcover Refuge Waterproof Duffel Review

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The Refuge Waterproof Duffel is an excellent waterproof gear bag, with an adequate number of compartments and pockets for the utmost in organizational purposes. The durable gear bag is functional for bicycling, outdoor adventures and traveling and it weighs a light 3.4 lbs and has a 51.3 Liter capacity. The duffel measures an airline carry-on bag […]

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BONX Outdoor Sports Group-Talk Technology

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Bonx is a wireless Bluetooth-enabled earpiece that provides group conversations via a BONX-specific smartphone app (iOS and Android). The BONX Grip Bluetooth earpiece is comfortable, rugged and water and shock-resistant for the utmost in reliability when being used for outdoor activities.  It will be an ideal item for runners, climbers, cyclists, skiers, snowboarders, hikers and other […]

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Just In – Cane Creek’s Dialed Shock Tuning App

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Cane Creek has released Dialed a free mobile application for their Double Barrel rear shocks that turns your smartphone or tablet into a suspension tuning guide and troubleshooter. The app is available for iOS and Android operating systems and provides the ability to get base setup information and has the capabilities for tuning and tweaking […]

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Pearl Izumi Divide Shorts and Summit Jersey

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The Divide shorts are comfy and plush with an ideal amount of bagginess and a relaxed fit while the Summit jersey is a high-tech T-shirt with a simple design. Pearl Izumi have always been at the forefront of biking apparel and have used high-tech fabrics and cycling based features and designs that have an extra […]

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