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FIRST LOOK! 6D ATB-2 HELMET

6D’s ATB-1T EVO helmet was way ahead of its time with its ODS rotational impact protection technology. However it was bulky and didn’t flow air all that well. That all changes with the introduction of 6D’s all new ATB-2T. The ATB-2T has improved ventilation, increased coverage, and has a much lower profile than its predecessor. […]

ALPINESTARS’ NEW ATHLETES AND GEAR MAKE THEIR DEBUT IN “DESERT BLOSSOMS” FREERIDE VIDEO

  Torrance, Calif. – Alpinestars today announced its latest short video, “Desert Blossoms,” https://www.youtube.com/user/AlpinestarsVideos a shoot filmed in the Utah desert with three new team athletes and a look at some of the latest mountain bike clothing, gear, and protection from the Spring 2022 line. The Team expands for 2022, introducing Freeride riders Ryan McNulty, […]

ROSSIGNOL INTRODUCES NEW RANGE OF HERETIC MOUNTAIN BIKES

“The bike is offered in three different component packages, at three different price levels. These new bikes will be available directly through Rossignol.com. The main range is built upon three platforms: a 160mm Enduro, 140mm Trail and 145mm e-bike, which then encompass a dozen different models by spec. In addition, Rossignol will have 3 kid’s bikes, two are 24- and 20- inch full suspension bikes, as well as a kick bike for the littlest shredder.”

FIRST LOOK: MR WOLF TIRE INSERTS

Banger reduces the volume of air inside the tire by 95% greatly reducing the risk of punctures or cuts, but the big advantage according to Mr Wolf is an incredibly smooth and controlled feeling.

NEW BIKE HELMET: GIRO MERIT

MOUNTAIN BIKE HELMET: GIRO MERIT All-new today, Giro has announced their latest mountain bike helmet called – Merit Spherical. This is a high-performance trail riding helmet built for a rider that is taking on fast, flowy trail riding and hard pedaling. Merit Spherical is built around Giro’s socket Spherical Technology™ powered by Mips® and features […]

FIRST RIDE CANYON SPECTRAL 125

CANYON SPECTRAL 125 Welcome the all-new Spectral 125 to the Canyon family. Canyon has intended for this to be its Swiss army bike and a quiver killer. We saw Spectral’s all-new platform launch last year with multiple options from carbon to alloy with various component specs available for riders to receive a value-driven trail weapon. […]

FIRST LOOK: NEW RESERVE WHEELSETS

NEW CARBON MOUNTAIN BIKE WHEELS It is astonishing but amazing what trail mountain bikes are designed to tackle. There can be pretty robust and need to be able to handle a mix of anything that can be thrown at them. From cruising mellow singletrack to crushing boulder-strewn steeps, they deliver a do-everything performance that inspires […]

FIRST LOOK: FULCRUM RED ZONE CROSS COUNTRY WHEELS

(Press Release) Reactivity and strength are the key words of Fulcrum’s return to the MTB arena. These two concepts have guided the development of the new Red Zone Carbon, a wheel that can handle challenging off-road terrain for demanding riders. Red Zone Carbon is the result of a long research and development process involving all […]

FIRST LOOK: RAPHA KNEE PADS WITH ACTIVE POLYMER TECHNOLOGY

(press release) Rapha enters the protection space with a super lightweight, highly pedal-friendly, trail-oriented knee pad with Level 2, Type B protection  – the highest certified level of protection found in any pair of lightweight knee pads on the market. Rapha’s new pads fit knees like a glove as a result of their industry-leading experience […]