Here a bunch of great apparel from Pearl Izumi including Launch Thermal Jersey, MTB WRX Jacket, Divide Shorts and P.R.O. AmFIB Super Glove. Others items are the Shimano ME7 shoe, Giro Alpineduro Shoe, Bolle 5th Element Sunglasses and Ryders Eyewear Invert Sunglasses. Pearl Izumi Launch Thermal Jersey The Launch Thermal Jersey is a cool weather […]

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2016 Gift Guide for Cyclists- Electronics

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by Brian Mullin on December 5, 2016

Here a slew of great electronics and gadgets for the holidays. Including the GPS cycling computers Wahoo Fitness ELEMNT and Bryton Rider 310, Skulpt for measuring fat and muscle, AfterShokz Trekz Titanium headphones, GoPro HERO5 Black POV camera and Light & Motion Seca 2200d light. Wahoo Fitness ELEMNT The ELEMNT GPS bike computer had a plethora […]

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2016 Gift Ideas for Cyclists – Stocking Stuffers

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Here a slew of excellent affordable and small stocking stuffers for the holidays. Including Action Wipes sanitizing wipes, Chamois Butt’r products, 15-serving GU Energy Gel packs, G-SAVR GPS Tether, Bar Fly 4 Max GPS mount, Bottle Bright hydration cleaner, TIMBER bike bell, and for your dog the Eddy Bowl and Release N Run Leash Collar. […]

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MT7 Danny MacAskill Signatureline Brake

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MT7 Danny MacAskill Signatureline Brake MT7 caliper with 4-piston brake power and a new HC3 brake lever with a maximum of adjustment options. And, fulfilling Danny’s wishes, all of it in MAGURA neon yellow with a Danny MacAskill signature on the brake lever. The MTB Lab Thoughts The disc brake designs for his Signatureline MT7 […]

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2016 Gift Ideas for Cyclists – Components

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SQlab 311 Handlebars and 411 Innerbarends The new Innerbarends are wicked cool and highly functional, and the hand and arm relief they provide are greatly appreciated. The 311 handlebars provide excellent ergonomics and a comfortable and natural hand orientation, along with a useful combination of back, forward and up sweep, and a soothing blend of […]

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2016 Gift Ideas for Cyclists – Tools

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Feedback Sports T-Handle Tool Kit The T-Handle is their smallest toolkit and contains seven T-handle wrenches, which should cover most repair and maintenance work. It comes with a 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5 and 6mm Hex and T25 TORX, which are the most common tools needed for working on a bike, outside of the occasional […]

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Shimano ME7 Shoe Review

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The new Shimano ME7 mountain bike shoe utilizes a Michelin dual-density rubber outsole for traction and durability, a carbon reinforced midsole that offers pedaling efficiency with excellent comfort and hikeability characteristics. It features superb armor and padding protection for the sides, ankles, and toes and an easy to use ratcheting and speed lacing closure system and a […]

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Bell Super 3R Helmet Review

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The new Bell Super 3R is an All Mountain helmet that has a removable and protective chin bar that can be easily attached and detached during a riding session. It follows in the footsteps of its 2R brethren, but they’ve added the new Float Fit retention system, MIPS protection on all models and utilized a […]

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Wolf Tooth Components GC 49T Cog and WolfCage Kit for Shimano 11-speed

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The Wolf Tooth GC49 cassette extender cog allows you to modify your existing Shimano 11-speed 11-42T cassette to create an ultra-wide range 11-49T cassette system, which is close to mimicking the gearing offered by the uber expensive SRAM Eagle 12-speed 10-50T drivetrain. It was optimized and works with various standard freehub body compatible 11-speed 11-42T cassettes, including Shimano […]

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Wahoo Fitness TICKR X Review

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The Wahoo Fitness TICKR X is dual band heart rate and exercise monitor that can be paired with Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ compatible devices, and it has internal memory that can store up to 16 hours of data even when the appropriate device recording interface isn’t available and can then be auto-synced to a smartphone afterward. […]

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Tabletop Digital Scale Shootout

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Bringing back an oldie but goodie – An affordable scale shootout of the Jennings CJ-4000, the My Weigh 3001P, and My Weigh i2500. The scales are for those die-hard weight weenies and obsessive compulsive bike freaks watching their budget. The My Weigh iBalance i2600 is still the undisputed king for precision, but it costs quite […]

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CamelBak Crux Reservoir Review

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The new CamelBak Crux reservoir upgrades their Antidote reservoir predecessors with some much-needed improvements, including an excellent, easy open/close cap system, a larger diameter hose for faster water flow, a leak proof on/off lever and a one-handed handle for easy holding. The upgraded cap system is simple to take on and off without any binding issues or sealing problems with […]

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Scott Shr-Alp RS Shoe Review

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The Scott Shr-Alp RS mountain bike shoe features the excellent BOA closure system, a sole that offers x-country stiffness with great comfort and walkability characteristics. It’s chock full of useful features, including an orthotic insole, grippy rubber tread, armor and padding protection for the sides, ankles and toes. The Shr-Alp comes in a White/Silver color scheme, full Euro […]

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The Weatherneck System Kickstarter Campaign

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  Brian Davis, Creator of Fix It Sticks, to Launch “The Weatherneck System” with the New “Mullet Hat” on Kickstarter. The Weatherneck System functions as a tactical breakaway balaclava for active outdoor enthusiasts. Using the new Mullet Hat and the Weatherneck facemask, the two pieces magnetize together functioning as The Weatherneck System. APPLETON, Wis. – […]

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Just In – Bryton Rider 530, Light & Motion Seca 2200d and Shimano ME7

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Bryton The new Bryton Rider 530 GPS bike computer follows in the footsteps of their great little 310 brethren and gets updated with a larger 2.6″ screen that can show up to 12 data fields, and now includes navigation and track functionality. It offers excellent performance and can track distance, speed, location and elevation using a sensitive GPS […]

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iSSi Triple Trail Pedal Review

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The price and weight of the iSSi Triple Trails are neck and neck with the Shimano XT Trails, but I’d give them a big nod for their stronger tension in their springs, a slew of color options, and the larger platform for the shoe interface.   They’re a relatively new brand in the pedal marketplace, […]

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