Review: Gloworm XS

This tiny head unit is a monster of a light with 2350 lumens. Good batteries, charging and programability finish off the package.

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Review: Gloworm X1

This light is the ideal helmet light since the light head is so small at 63 grams. And the new GoPro compatible quick release mount is a welcome addition.

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Interbike: Mtbr video playlist

View all our Interbike videos in one session and become the tech authority of your riding group.

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GoPro Dirt Diaries Video: What I do in Whistler

Check out this awesome video by Ross Measures and Matt Dennison. It’s called ‘What I do in Whistler’ and it’s a brilliant play on the ‘What x thinks I do’ memes that spread like wildfire on the social networks.

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2014 Mtbr Bike Lights Shootout: Tunnel Beam Patterns

We went out to a freeway underpass and risked our lives in the ‘hood’ as we photographed our test lights with our camera. The location is useful since it has walls and a ceiling that can display a bike light beam pattern.

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2014 Mtbr Bike Lights Shootout: Lumen Measurements

Mtbr works so hard to demystify LED output.  The ultimate test is using an integrating sphere to measure light output. This piece of equipment costs about $20,000- $100,000 to purchase and requires a trained technician to operate.

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Wahoo Fitness RFLKT Computer, Blue HR, Blue SC and KICKR Power Trainer

The new offerings from Wahoo Fitness that includes the Blue HR bluetooh 4.0 heartrate strap, the Blue SC bluetooth 4.0 speed and cadence sensor, and the RFLKT iPhone powered bike computer for your handlebars.

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The All New Pivot Firebird 27.5

Chris Cocalis from Pivot gives us an inside look at the all new Firebird 27.5 platform which has similar geometry to the popular 26″ Firebird and features the exact same travel, making it a pretty easy conversion.

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Yakima HoldUp and HoldUp +2 Hitch Bike Racks

The new Yakima HoldUp and HoldUp +2 (to carry 4 bikes total) that’s new and improved for 2013. The HoldUp is easy to install, loads in seconds and features a wheel tray strap, integrated SKS cable lock system, a knob to tilt the rack down for rear vehicle access and the integrated bottle opener.

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Marin 2014 Mount Vision and Attack Trail 27.5/650b Bikes

2014 Marin Mount Vision and Attack Trail 27.5/650b bikes announced at Sea Otter! Now with new carbon framesets, 27.5 inch wheel platforms and internal cable routing for brakes, derailleurs, brakes and dropper seatposts.

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Magura, Uvex, Vredestein 2014 Product Highlights

Brent Winebarger shows us the Magura 29er 120mm travel fork, new Vredestein Black Panther 27.5/650b and 29er tires, and Uvex SGL 104 sunglasses and the Ultrasonic CC helmet.

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Sam Schultz and His 2013 Trek Superfly 100 SL 29er Racing Machine

Trek Factory Racing team member Sam Schultz, the current US National XC Mountain Bike Champion and a 2012 London Olympian, shows off his completely redesigned 2013 Superfly 100 SL XC 29er.

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Loaded Precision X-Lite Ultra Wheels, AmXc Ti Stem and AmXc Lock-On Grips

Loaded Precision shows us the X-Lite Ultra XC wheelset that weighs under 1500g, the AmXc trail/enduro stem and the AmXc lock-on grips with its unique rubber compound that’s hydrophobic and oleophobic resistant.

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X-Fusion 2014 RV1 Downhill and Metric Freeride Forks

John Hauer and superstar rider Richie Schley from X-Fusion show us the new highly anticipated 2014 RV1 downhill and the Metric freeride forks.

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Announced: Boombotix Boombot REX Bike Speakers

Mtbr got a look at Boombotix’s new Boombot REX portable bike speakers. This little package packs a punch by reaching volume levels of 90 dB@2ft, making it the loudest portable speaker in its size on the market.

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Sam Hill’s Specialized Farewell Video

Sam Hill and Specialized will be parting ways and this is their way of saying thanks to him. Sam played a key role in the development of the modern Demo 8 geometry (lower BB was a noticeable change), had the 2009 World Cup Overall win, the 2010 World Championship in Mont Saint-Anne, and a lot […]

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Fox CTD & iCD Product Introduction Videos

Suspension technology can be daunting these days. We have adjustable front, rear and now seatposts. We caught up with Fox’s Mark Jordan and he said Fox’s best asset is how easy it is to understand and to use.  They system is smart and well-designed so using it is simple and natural. Mark explains: “The best […]

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ShapeRideShoot’s Interview and Videos with Floriane Pugin

The folks at ShapeRideShoot had the opportunity to shoot and ride with Floriane Pugin from DH team Scott 11. They followed her during a training session in Morzine shredding it on the 2013 Scott Gambler. They were also able to ask Floriane a few questions about herself and her current health following a difficult 2012 […]

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Bell Helmets Trail Building Holiday Party

This past Monday, December 17th, the folks at Bell Helmets threw a more unconventional holiday party by spending half a day giving back to the community and doing work on the local Emma McCrary mountain bike trail in Santa Cruz, CA. Along with members of the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) and $5,000 that […]

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Lezyne Macro Drive – 2013 Mtbr Lights Shootout

This is a pretty basic light from Lezyne. 300 Lumens in a very compact package. It has a good beam pattern and a little bit of side visibility. It’s good for commuting and great to have around the house. Specifications: Price: $70 Claimed Lumens: 300 Lumens Measured Lumens: 312 Lumens Measured MTBR Lux: 25 Lux […]

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Shaperideshoot’s 2012 Demo Reel

Watch Shaperideshoot’s recap of the best riding moments from 2012. Riders include David Dondana, Julien Fournier, Vincent Tupin, Etienne Variclier, Benoît Gurnel, Floriane Pugin

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Shaperideshoot’s Gaëtan Rey and Vincent Tupin

Watch Gaëtan Rey and the young, talented rider Vincent Tupin on a rainy April ride with tons of muddy, slippery roots and rocks. Gaëtan Rey not only has a passion for shredding up the trails, but building them as well

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Join Aaron Gwin in supporting high school mountain biking November 17th

World Cup Champion Aaron Gwin Highlights SoCal CycleFest 2012 Benefiting High School Mountain Biking Riverside, Calif. — The 2012/13 High School Mountain Bike season kicks off November 17, 2012 with SoCal CycleFest, a gala fundraising event in support of high school mountain biking. This year’s CycleFest takes place at Meanda Grove in Riverside. This annual event […]

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SRAM MTB News – World Bicycle Relief, Red Bull Rampage, Superenduro and London’s bronze

Rampage is an awe-inspiring event to the eye and raw on the body of those who participate. While no single athlete can claim two victories, SRAM can proudly celebrate its third in a row.

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Trips for Kids Founder Receives Humanitarian Service Award

Trips for Kids Founder Receives Prestigious University of Michigan Humanitarian Service Award San Rafael, Calif. – November 5, 2012- The University of Michigan College of Letters, Sciences and Arts announced that alumnus Marilyn Price, class of 1962, is the recipient of the LSA Humanitarian Service Award because of her work with Trips for Kids®. The Humanitarian […]

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