Interbike 2016 – SKS and SQlab

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by Brian Mullin on September 27, 2016

SKS They had a bunch of new products for the coming season, highlighted by two tubeless tire filling systems, the portable air tank RideAir and the TL Head which utilizes a CO2 that attaches to a retrofitted pump head unit. They also had the heavy duty AirWorx Plus 10.0 pump, the SpaceCage water bottle system with a hidden […]

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Interbike 2016 – Leatt and Bollé

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by Brian Mullin on September 26, 2016

Leatt Leatt had some innovative new helmets on display, including the 3.0 Enduro helmet with a detachable chin guard, the upgraded 5.0 DBX Composite V12, and 6.0 Carbon V23 full faced helmets. Their apparel lineup includes four jerseys (DBX 5.0 All Mountain, 4.0 Ultraweld, 3.0 Short, 2.0 Short), three shorts (DBX 5.0, 4.0, 3.0), and […]

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Interbike 2016 – Five Ten

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Five Ten was rolling out their latest in technical, stylish, innovative kicks for Spring/Summer 2017, including the flat pedal Freerider Pro with EVA cushioning and water resistant breathable upper, the clipless Hellcat Pro with thicker TPU shank and stiffer sole, and finally the comfy Danny MacAskill with Stealth S1 sole. Freerider Pro – $150 The original Five […]

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RokForm iPhone 6/6s Fuzion Case Review

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The RokForm Fuzion case for the iPhone 6/6s features a high-impact resistant inner TPU shell with a CNC machined aircraft grade aluminum frame with a Carbon Fiber insert. It comes in Raw Aluminum, Black and Gunmetal finishes and retails for $79.99. They also make the Fuzion for the 4/4s, 5/5s/SE, 6 Plus/6s Plus, 7 and 7 […]

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GoPro Announces The Karma Drone

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KARMA – Much More Than a Drone. The new Karma is a quadcopter drone that features a 3-axis gimbal for stabilization of video footage, and the attachment places the camera out in front of the props for interference free recording, and it will retail for $799 without a camera. The arms fold into the units body […]

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GoPro Announces The HERO5 Black And HERO5 Session Cameras

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GoPro announced two cameras in its new HERO5 arsenal, the HERO5 Black, and the HERO5 Session. Besides the typical excellent video and photo imaging qualities, new additions include image stabilization, voice control interfacing, full camera waterproofing, and auto-upload of videos and photos to a cloud-based service. The HERO5 Black utilizes preexisting technologies including the capabilities to […]

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Fresh Produce – Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II Shoes, BioLite SolarPanel 5+ and PowerLight Mini

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Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II The  X-Alp Launch II is a do all shoe, meant for everything from All Mountain to Enduro duties along with hike-a-bike forays. It’s their go-to shoe that’s versatile for most any activity on a mountain bike. It utilizes a BOA Bi-directional Closure system with a Velcro strap for the toe box and has […]

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BSX Announces Kickstarter for LVL Wearable Hydration Monitor

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BSX is a wearable sensor company with an integrated optical sensor that simultaneously measures the body’s most critical biosignals, including hydration, heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen and more. The BSX LVL is a wearable hydration monitor that gives you the complete picture of your health by also tracking activity, sleep, mood and HR. Unlike traditional […]

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RockyMounts Launches The MonoRail Swing-Away Hitch Rack

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The new RockyMounts MonoRail hitch rack comes in two versions, the MonoRail Swing, which swings away from the vehicle to allow access to the rear, and its sibling, the fixed based MonoRail. Both of the models can fit 20″ to 29″ wheel sizes, have clearance for all fat bikes and feature a zero frame contact design. It uses […]

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Topeak Ninja TC Road Water Bottle Cage Review

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Topeak has a new product lineup named the Ninja Series which has integrated tools that are housed stealthily inside your bike, whether it’s inside the handlebars, seatpost or the bottom of the water bottle cage. The Ninja system offers six products within the suite. The Ninja TC Mountain and Road water bottle cage and built-in […]

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Continental Der Baron 2.4 Projekt Review

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The Continental Der Baron 2.4 Projekt is an Enduro tire that comes in 26″, 27.5″ and 29″ x 2.4″ sizes and utilizes an open and blocky knob pattern, their sticky Black Chili tread compound, and the defensive ProTection layer and stiff Apex sidewalls. The Der Baron Projekt is tough and reliable with great braking and traction […]

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Fix It Sticks Multi-tool and Bracket Holder Review

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Fix It Sticks FixIt Sticks is an innovative bike tool that was created by Brian Davis who became frustrated with the common multi-tools he carried in his pocket, and after lots of prototyping, designing and manufacturing the product came to fruition. The modular two-piece tool has four permanently pressed in stainless steel bits on each of their […]

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Wahoo Fitness Releases The New KICKR Smart Trainer

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Wahoo Fitness has upgraded their highly coveted and feature filled KICKR trainer, which changed the bicycle trainer landscape, with the new KICKR Smart Trainer. The big changes with the new KICKR are a 14% reduction in noise, updated and new algorithms for enhanced responsiveness, improved power accuracy (+/-2%) due to precise modeling of the electromagnetic […]

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Shimano Launches the Koryak Dropper Post

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Shimano has jumped into the dropper post fray with their new Koryak, which is part of their PRO component series. The cable actuated Koryak has 120mm of infinite travel, comes in 30.9mm and 31.6mm diameters, utilizes internal cable routing, and are offered in two remote options. The remotes can be integrated into their I-Spec II shift […]

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Eddy Bowl Review – Portable, Reusable, and Recyclable Dog Bowl

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Eddy Bowl is a convenient, portable, reusable, recyclable, sustainably sourced water and food bowl for pets when you’re out on the go. Instead of replicating a bowl for your dog by cupping your hands, or carrying a bulky ripstop nylon bowl or a squishy bowl, you now have the compact and functional Eddy Bowl. “Living in […]

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Announcing Otso Cycles

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The Wolf Tooth Components crew has cliff-dived into the bike building world today with their announcement of Otso Cyles. The new bike company is focused on bringing innovative bikes to the mountain bike and mixed surface road markets. They’re currently launching two bikes, the Voytek carbon fiber hardtail mountain bike with their Otso Plus-Fat design […]

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