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Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a bit of uncertainty, though. It has long been rumored that carbon parts can suddenly and unexpectedly fail if […]

Renthal Lock-On Grips: Ready for All-Day on the Mountain

Do your hands hurt, or go numb while riding.  A great way to remedy this is by upgrading to Renthal’s lock-on grips.  Renthal has been around for a while now and has an excellent reputation for the quality of their products.  Their lock-on grips are offered in 4 different compounds: medium, soft, super comfort and Kevlar.  This […]