Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups




Cateye Tripleshot

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Cateye Tripleshot $330.00 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Cateye Tripleshot $330 130 3.75hrs NiMh 212g 478g 714g 0.18 0.39 Light Meter charts and comparison table available here. […]

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Look 986 Mountain Bike Review

Introduction: At the 2007 Sea Otter, we got a peek at Look’s first mountain bike in many years. It features a monocoque front end and chain stays/bottom bracket assembly. The seat stays are bonded to an integrated seatpost, very similar to the top of the line Look 595 road frame. The seat and chain stays […]

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Mtbr goes big on the Los Gatos Turkey ride.

The Los Gatos Turkey ride is annual tradition that has been going on for over 10 years. On Thanksgiving morning, cyclists go up the mountain through Kennedy trail from downtown Los Gatos. The mountain is steep at 2200 feet but the spirit and camaraderie is awesome. This year, mtbr and friends went big with several […]

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Ergon Grips and Ergon BD1 Backpack

Ergon green. That color stands for unique design and functional mountain bike products. They look a little different and the promise is that they work better for your body. Let’s put three of their products to the test. The first product is the the Ergon GR2 grip. Now, I sought out this product out of […]

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White Syncros components

.!. The key to giving the Nomad its look is the use of Syncros parts. Syncros is a brand I remember from a decade ago on my first dream bike! They went through ups and downs and the company has been purchased by Ritchey. And Ritchey has been pouring R&D into a new product line. […]

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White Santa Cruz Nomad

.!. At the 2006 Interbike, I saw an all white bike. Mountain Cycle, I believe. That got me going on a white Santa Cruz Nomad as the new testbed for The Nomad is beautiful and verstatile bike. It’s shape was definitely carved by and artist. And its trail abilities seems very, very broad. I’ve […]

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Rocky Mountain Element 50 Review

.!. Had the opportunity to ride this bike for a few hundred miles and was pretty impressed. The components were:   Frame: Rocky Mountain FORM™ 7005 Taperwall Aluminum + Carbon seatstay Frame Weight: n/a Fork: FOX 32 100 RL Front Travel: 100 MM Rear Shock: FOX FLOAT RP23 CUSTOM VALVED Rear Travel: 100 MM Head […]

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