Ayup V4 Adventure Bike Lights Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Ayup Adventure Light Set $425 400 each 33 each 3:00 58 82 155 each

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Baja Stryker Pro Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Stryker Pro $345 700 43 2:30 116 309 470

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Exposure Six Pack Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Exposure Six Pack $600 1800 146 3:00 470 0 498

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BMC FS01 Full Suspension Bike Review


 

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Jet Lites A-51 Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Jet Lites A-51 $199 700 40 lux 3:00 94 259 380

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Trek Transport Cargo Bike Review


I got to try the Trek Transport, Transport + in Vegas and I’ve now owned the Transport for about a week. Here’s some key observations. $1300 – That is a great value. It comes complete with all the racks and one bag.

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Exposure Diablo Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Last Year’s Video on the Diablo Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Exposure Diablo $250 900 63 1:10 102 0 110

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Lupine Piko Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lupine Piko $310 550 45 2:45 55 125 190

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Chris Akrigg – A Hill In Spain video


Video Description: “Filmed on a recent trip to Malaga aboard the Mongoose Nugget. Had a lot fun putting this together, hope you enjoy.. ” This video combines many disciplines flawlessly. What do you think?  

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2011 Bike Lights Shootout – Long Range Beam Pattern Photos


These are long range beam patterns of our most powerful lights.  There are two locations and both have a day time photo for reference.

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2011 Bike Lights Shootout – Beam Pattern Photos


Here are the beam patterns for all the lights in our 2011 shootout. Full reviews and videos on each light are HERE>> Long range beam pattern photos are HERE>> 1) Beam pattern photographs – We photographed the lights in the same location setting with the same camera settings. The photos were taken in the back yard that […]

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2010 Mtbr Bike Lights Shootout


The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >> http://reviews.mtbr.com/blog/2011-bike-lights-shootout/     Note: An update with 2011 lights is coming soon Here is the summary data for the lights we have so far. We will publish our data and photos of each beam pattern in this article. In the coming weeks, we will produce a review and […]

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Bike Light Meter Setup for measuring output


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum   The light output measurement is performed by placing a Lux light meter beside the light. Both are pointed at the ceiling (five feet above) of a dark room. This measurement uses the ambient light produced by the bike light. We found this to […]

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TrailLED Darkstar Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum TrailLED Darkstar – $420.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar TrailLED Darkstar $420 1200 3:00 Li-Ion 80 295 375 .216 .193 Light Meter charts and comparison table available […]

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Light and Go Foride Bike Light Reviews


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Foride $150 1400 118 1:50 110 295 455 Light Meter charts and comparison table available here.

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Light and Go Fireball Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lupine Piko $130 1100 78 2:20 98 256 404

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Light and Go Owlet Bike Light Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light Price Claimed Lux Measured Lux Run time Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Owlet $130 700 30 3:00 107 256 413

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Baja Designs Stryker Bike Light Pro Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Baja Stryker – $298.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Baja Stryker $298 700 3:00h Lithium 173 309 502 g .10 .12 Light Meter charts and comparison table […]

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Niterider Pro 600 Bike Light Pro Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Niterider Pro 600 – $499.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Niterider Pro 600 $499 600 4:00 Lithium 102 g 487 673 .07 .09 Light Meter charts and […]

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Niterider Pro 1200 Bike Light Pro Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Niterider Pro 1200 – $649.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Niterider Pro 1200 $649 1200 2:30hr Lithium 196 g 600 870 .09 .13 Light Meter charts and […]

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Magicshine MJ-808 Bike Light Pro Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Magicshine MJ-808 – $85.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Majicshine MJ-808 $85 900 3:00 Hours Lithium 110 grams 202 g 312 g .12 .44 Light Meter charts […]

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Ayup 2010 bar V4 Adventure System


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Ayup 2010 bar V4 Adventure System – $466.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Ayup 2010 Bar V4 $233 400 3:00 hrs Lithium 58 grams each 82 grams […]

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Exposure Toro bike light Pro Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Exposure Toro – $339.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Exposure Toro $339 700 3:00 hrs Lithium 237 grams 0 264 grams .14 .11 Light Meter charts and […]

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Exposure Diablo bike light Pro Review


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Exposure Diablo – $249.00 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Measure Lux Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Exposure Diablo $249 700 1:00 hr 34 Lux 100.5 g 0 g 120g .28 Lux .14 Lux Light […]

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Formula R1 Brakes Pro Review


Introduction: The Formula Oro Puro redefined the disc brake category when it was introduced a couple years ago. Lightweight brakes have traditionally been less powerful and controllable. They required more setup and maintenance but that was the name of the game if you wanted to play with ultralight weight disc brakes or any other bike […]

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LED Bike Lights Shootout3


The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >> http://reviews.mtbr.com/blog/2011-bike-lights-shootout/ Note: An update with 2011 lights is coming soon Here is the summary data for the lights we have so far. We will publish our data and photos of each beam pattern in this article. In the coming weeks, we will produce a review and a […]

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Lupine Wilma 5


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Lupine Wilma 5 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Lupine Wilma 5 $459.00 920 3 hrs Lithium Ion 112g 243g 355g 2.59 2.00 Description: The Lupine Wilma 5 […]

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Lupine Tesla 4


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Lupine Tesla 4 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Lupine Tesla 4 $488.00 700 3 hrs Lithium Ion 98g 220g 320g 2.19 1.43 Description: The Lupine Tesla is […]

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NiteFLUX Photon Max Extreme


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum NiteFLUX Photon Max Extreme Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Photon Max Extreme $480.00 1350 2hrs 40min Lithium Ion 151g 419g 517g 2.61 2.81 Light Meter charts and […]

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Fox Announces their 2010 Product Line


April 18 – Fox Racing Shox announces breakthrough developments to their 32 mm front shock and their rear shock line ups. Read on here…..

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Princeton Tec Switchback 2, Switchback 3


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Princeton Tec Switchback 2 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Switchback 2 $299.00 n/a 4:50 Lithium Ion 132g 416g 548g n/a n/a Switchback 3 $389.00 n/a 4:55 Lithium […]

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Light On! 900


tbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light On! 900 – $475 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Light On! 900 $475 900 2:05hrs Lithium Ion 112 493g 605g 1.49 1.89 Light Meter charts and […]

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BR Lights C2-K


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum BR Lights C2-K $399.00 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar BR Lights C2-K $399 1000 2.25hrs Lithium Ion 407g n/a 407 g 2.19 1.43 Light Meter charts and […]

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Trail Tech MR16 HID light


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Trail Tech MR16 30 Watt $ Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar MR 16 30Watt $429.00 1850 2:10 Lithium Ion 388g 618g 1006g 1.84 4.65 Light Meter charts […]

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Exposure MaXx D


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Exposure MaXx D Review Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Exposure MaXx D $399 960 3:10 Lithium Ion 306 n/a 326 2.94 2.41 Light Meter charts and comparison […]

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Bike Lights Shootout Beam Pattern Comparison


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >> http://reviews.mtbr.com/blog/2011-bike-lights-shootout/ Here’s some nifty pages to compare the beam patterns of the the various lights. Allow all the images to preload then rollover the light names to view the beam patterns. The backyard beam patterns […]

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Bike Lights Shootout Light Meter Measurements


Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum The light output measurement is performed by placing a Lux light meter beside the light. Both are pointed at the ceiling (five feet above) of a dark room. This measurement uses the ambient light produced by the bike light. We found this […]

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Welcome to the open! … A myth by General Motors Exposed?


By: mtb_Canuck Date: 10-24-2008 For the last few weeks the October issue of National Geographic Magazine has been tormenting me. On the very first three pages, is an advertisement for the new Hummer H3T. In the ad is a picture of some dude riding a Specialized Enduro in the some of most incredibly scenery I had […]

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Trek Remedy 9 Review with Video


Reviewer: Justin English Date: 9-15-2008 Model: 2008 Trek Remedy 9 MSRP: $4729.99 Note: Justin would like to thank his awesome bike shop, Ray’s Cycle in Vacaville, CA Trek makes a comeback? (skip lower for review) Earlier this year Trek released a couple of new designs into the full suspension market. This was very much needed […]

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Pacenti 650b Neo Moto Tire and Stans 650b Wheel Video Review


Product Specifications: Model: Pacenti 650b Neo Moto Tire MSRP:$55 Weight: 745 grams Bottom Line: This tire is so good it has singlehandedly fueled the 650b wheel size movement. If there can only be one tire for all conditions and all applications, the Pacenti Neo Moto is it. It’s a bit pricey at $55. Value Rating: […]

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Kuat Alpha Hitch Bike Rack Review


Model: Kuat Alpha Rack MSRP: $329 Weight: 15 lbs. Manufacturer Link: http://www.kuatinnovations.com/ Kuat is is a refreshing name from a company with new ideas about bike racks. Notice that in the specs above, I mentioned that the rack weight is 15 pounds. Why should we care what a bike rack weighs? Well sit back and […]

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Mountain Feedbag Storage Bag Review


Description: Mount Type Price Ht Wd Len Weight Vol Right Handed Mount $30.00 6 in. 4.25 in. 3.5 in. 64 g 80 cu.in. Left Handed Mount $30.00 6 in. 4.25 in. 3.5 in. 64 g 80 cu.in. Manufactuer Link: http://epicrideresearch.com/index.php On a recent trip to Oakridge, Oregon I was introduced to an unexpectedly useful product […]

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SSWC 08 – Singlespeed World Championships in Napa, CA


On August 24, hundreds of singlespeeders gathered in Napa, CA to race. World class riders , cross-dressers, slackers gathered from around the world not only to race but to live and experience bike culture. Like singlespeeding, the SSWC captures the essence of cycling where riders display their passion for pedaling and for life. There was […]

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Destination Durango – Mountain Biking Photos by Sterling Lorence and Geoff Waugh


On July 2008, I got the opportunity to ride in Durango, CO at the Trek/Fisher press camp. It was my first time in Durango and it was quite an experience. It was one of those places that I’ve always heard of since I started mountain biking fifteen years ago. It was one of those places […]

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Fuji Reveal 1.0 Pro Review


    Riding Impressions: As mentioned in the video, the Fuji Reveal 1.0 is a fast climber and a competent descender. The component spec on it is very impressive with

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Ritchey Ti MTB Break Away travel bike


    Riding Impressions: I have a couple rides on the Ritchey Break Away now and wanted to share some first impressions. The best thing I can say about it is that I

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Gary Fisher Roscoe 1, 2 and 3 Preview – Specifications


Let’s cut to the chase. The Gary Fisher Roscoe is good, very good. I’m interested in getting one and will ride it extensively as soon as possible. I believe it unlocks the true promise of All Mountain bikes. This is truly a bike that is balanced as it can climb and it can descend most […]

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Hermosa Tours – Durango, Utah and California Guided Tours


Photo: Pete, Nate and Matt of Hermosa Tours On the Trek Press Camp this july, Hermosa Tours guided all four rides for about thirty members of the media and of the company. I got to experience their work as they designed four rides that would

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Bontrager XXX Lite 29er and 26er Carbon Wheels Preview


Bontrager showed us their new, high-end wheelset for 2009. It features a carbon rim that is tubeless compatible. It is also compatible with both centerlock and 6-bolt brake rotors. Rim weight is reported at 330 grams for the 29er wheels. Price and availability is to be determined. Weight:

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2009 Trek Top Fuel 9.9 – Sub 21 lb. FS bike


The premiere cross-country racing mountain bike in the Trek line up has been updated. The primary goals were to reduce weight and increase stiffness. These are conflicting goals that have to be attacked with better

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