FIX Manufacturing: Multi-use tools for the modern-day athlete Laguna Beach, CA – After a successful 2016 Kickstarter campaign, FIX Manufacturing multi-tools are now available for purchase via FIX Mfg website and select specialty retailers nationwide. Born from the desire to revolutionize portable and wearable tools, Fix Manufacturing is raising the bar for innovation in action […]

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Shred Optics Short Stack is their All Mountain helmet that includes some innovative safety features including the Slytech NoShock and 2nd Skin XT energy absorption material and the MIPS-like RES technology. It features 20 vents with four channels, X-Static Silver Fiber padding, a wheel based retention system, a visor and is constructed with In-EPS liner with […]

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Thule Introduces The Vital Hydration Pack Collection

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Thule has been primarily known for their bike racks, cargo carriers, and roof racks, but some years ago they started to produce travel bags, backpacks, and bike bags. This year they are releasing their first ever hydration collection of packs, the Thule Vital, which will come in 3L, 6L, and 8L sizes. The minimalist packs […]

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Revolution Suspension Grips Review

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The Revolution Suspension Grips is 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. “There are many different grip shapes and sizes designed to achieve that perfect, ergonomic fit with hopes […]

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Just In – Bike Armor Frame Protection

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Their frame protection tape comes in several varieties and patterns, including downtube, chainstay, and cable rub entities. They’re made with 1-1.5mm thick domed polyurethane, which offers impact absorption, cable, scratch and abrasion resistance, all of which help protect your valuable road or mountain bike. The material is flexible and has strong adhesives to keep them in place. […]

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Beyond Coastal Sunscreen Earns Top Ratings from EWG

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Press Release Beyond Coastal, a manufacturer of premium sun care products, announced it received top ratings, for the sixth consecutive year, in the recently published 2017 Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) annual sunscreen guide. In the non- mineral sunscreen category, Beyond Coastal is the only brand to receive three out of the eight top rankings in […]

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Just In – SQlab 30X Handlebars

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The 30X handlebars offer excellent ergonomics and a comfortable and natural hand orientation, along with a useful combination of backsweep and up sweep, and a soothing blend of rigidity and damping. SQlab has released their trick new 30X Handlebars for mountain biking which were first seen at the Sea Otter show earlier this year. They come […]

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Just In – MSR TrailShot Filter

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Fast-Packing, Pocket-Sized Trail Necessity The new MSR TrailShot Microfilter cleans water all day — without the weight. Fast-paced, high-mileage adventurers such as trail runners, hikers, fast-packers, and mountain bikers can rejoice in this new filter designed to hide in stash pockets and deploy quickly. Easy, one-handed operation filters one liter in a mere 60 seconds […]

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First Impressions – POC Sports Joint VPD System Soft Armor

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At the Sea Otter Classic bicycling festival this year, POC Sports unveiled the new Joint VPD System soft armor lineup, which includes a Knee and Elbow version. Following in the footsteps of the original VPD 2.0 and then the VPD Air armor, the Joint VPD System is highly flexible 2-ply protector utilizing the VPD energy absorbing technology. The […]

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New Gluten Free Waffle flavors from Honey Stinger – Chocolate Mint and Vanilla & Chocolate

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Honey Stinger has added Chocolate Mint and Vanilla & Chocolate as new flavors to their Gluten Free Organic Stroopwafel product suite. The traditional stroopwafel originated over 200 years ago in the Netherlands and was a waffle made from two thin layers of baked batter with a syrup filling. Honey Stinger’s version uses organic honey and other organic ingredients […]

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Just In – WristReaders Wrappable Reading Glasses

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Anyone who needs reading glasses knows how frustrating and challenging it is to lose the ability to see or read things close-up. Everyday activities that most take for granted, such as texting, shopping, reading a label, or perusing a menu all become impossible unless your reading glasses are easily within reach. Off the Cuff Optics’ […]

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Kali Protectives: Concussions and LDL – Real World Data

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Kali Protectives has provided some extremely technical data and information on their behind the scene of the research and technology they perform on their helmets (with real world data) and how they’re making a difference in the safety for both their extreme athletes and the rest of us mortals. Thanks Kali for protection my noggin! […]

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Wicks Adhesive Strips – Sweat Free Vision

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Sweat-Free Vision With Wicks! Enhances Athletic Performance For Any Sport! Wicks has come up with a strip that keeps the sweat from your eyes that can be used while riding a  mountain bike, performing any sports activity or while working. They are great for any physically demanding activity where “Sweat Free Vision” is a must. When sweat drips into your […]

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Dainese Trail Skins 2 Knee Guard Review

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The Trail Skins 2 knee guards follow in the footsteps of the original Trail Skins product. The second generation of this soft armor provides exceptional breathability and ergonomics and offers excellent protection by utilizing the Pro Armor padding along with Crash Absorb side pads. The Pro Armor provides a low profile design for improved maneuverability […]

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Just In – OTTOLOCK Cinch Lock, Abbey Tools Whip-It Chain Whip, and B-Line Natural Energy Gel

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This week we’re looking at the innovative OTTOLOCK cinch lock, the functional Abbey Tools Whip-It Chain Whip, and the tasty B-Line Natural Energy Gel. OTTOLOCK 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 […]

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Scott Announces the 2018 Genius

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For 2018 Scott has updated the Genius lineup with a redesigned suspension and the ability to run either 27.5″ or 29″ wheels with a flip chip switch. The 150mm travel bike uses a four-bar linkage design with their TwinLoc suspension system, a lightweight carbon frame with a new lay-up design (2250g), modern geometry and a […]

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