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Trail Casual: Club Ride Apparel New West Je...

Jun 20, 2014Comments off332 Views

Keep it classy, on and off the trail   Club Ride Apparel founder Mike Herlinger found himself in a post-ride dilemma. Late for dinner with


Pivot’s 2015 Mach 4 Carbon: Redefinin...

Jun 17, 2014Comments off801 Views

Now in its 4th generation, the Pivot Mach 4 Carbon was introduced at the snow-covered 2014 PressCamp and rolls on 27.5” wheels, features 4.5 inches of travel,


Aromatically pleasing: ProGold Helmet Clean...

Jun 17, 2014Comments off482 Views

Don’t be the smelly kid   Most riders wouldn’t dream of wearing a riding kit, chamois, or even a pair of socks after a long


Smith ForeFront Helmet And Goggle

Jun 15, 2014Comments off438 Views

  When Smith set out to build its first mountain bike helmet, it set its sights very high. The goal was an enduro-style lid for

The new machine: Enduro riders need to be able to handle technically demanding trails. Uphill, downhill, whatever – you’ve just got to ride it. With the new Stive CF, Canyon sought to solve the fundamental question posed by these types of riders, and build a bike that unites the climbing characteristics of a lightweight cross-country bike with the ability to attack any descent like a big travel downhill rig.

Trail Tested: Canyon’s New Strive CF ...

Jun 12, 2014Comments off1133 Views

Canyon is a brand that’s made a strong name for themselves in the European market by delivering exceptionally dialed bikes direct to the consumer. While


Pearly Possum Socks

Jun 01, 2014Comments off262 Views

A New Zealand vacation is the beginning of a business Duke and Margo Lambert were on a mountain biking vacation in New Zealand when they


Trail Truth: Lake MX331 MTB Shoe

May 31, 2014Comments off360 Views

  Up against a lot of tough competition Lake Shoes is a company based in the Netherlands that offers an extensive line of cycling shoes


RockShox Pike RCT3 Fork

May 30, 2014Comments off469 Views

Riding the Trail Fully Charged Don’t call it a comeback, because the RockShox Pike is an all-new-from-the-ground-up trail fork, despite the name that has been


Trail Tested: OneUp Components 42-Tooth Spr...

May 30, 2014Comments off565 Views

Wide Range for the Masses   After getting over the initial shock of SRAM’s massive 42-tooth cog featured in the XX1 11-speed cassette, the potential


Single-Speeders Get Major Upgrade From Nine...

Apr 29, 2014Comments off150 Views

Similar in design and function to its Niner BioCentric II counterpart ? but compact for use in most PF30 shells ? the Biocentric 30 makes