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MBACTION.COM Review: Fouriers Control Curve Handlebar

Fouriers, is a component manufacturer located in Taiwan, producing everything from narrow-wide chainrings to high-end carbon bars. One of their bars is the Control Curve. Why is the Control Curve such a unique bar? It features a slight upwards bend near the on the ends of the bar to give the rider more support and […]

Trail Testing: 29+ Trek Stache 9

With the new Stache being one of the most talked about bikes at Sea Otter 2015 (there must be something to unveiling it to the public in a snowglobe), we made sure we were on the list to receive one right away. We’ve only just begun putting miles in on this unique bike from Trek, […]

MBACTION.COM Review: Red Monkey Karv (xt) Grips

Grips can make or break a ride.  They’re small in size but have one of the biggest effects on comfort.  As you know, the wrong grip can cause soreness, pain, and just make for a miserable experience.  Red Monkey’s Karv (xt) grip is a simple design that gave us nothing but comfort on long rides.  […]

MBACTION.COM Review: iSSi II Pedals

Mountain biking can be tough on your equipment and wallet. The iSSi pedals offer riders decent durability at a good price, not to mention all the color options that are available. The iSSi II comes in at a competitive 316 grams (per pair) and feature an aluminum pedal body and chromoly spindle. The pedals have […]

MBACTION.COM Review: Whispbar WB200 Roof Rack

Yakima has been a leading producer of quality roof rack systems for decades and their innovation with the rook rack market has only improved since it purchased Whispbar years ago. Historically roof racks have been notorious for noise and wind drag with or without a bike mounted. Tech features: The Whispbar utilizes oval shaped load […]