About the author: Jordan Villella

Jordan comes from the steep streets of Pittsburgh PA, where he learned to dodge cars and rip single track. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the cycling industry: from turning wrenches, store design, clothing production and bike park creation. Jordan spends his free time racing cross country and cyclocross around North America, though he has been know to enduro every now and then. His love of cycling is only second to his love of his family and punk rock.




5 clothing hacks to save your winter rides


Pedaling through the heart of winter is hard enough. Here’s how to make it easier.

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Breathe new life into your old winter shoes


Winter cycling shoes can be expensive and are not the most glamorous item. Here are five ways to bring your old winter cycling shoes back to life so you can save money for more compelling purchases.

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Bontrager Kovee XXX TLR 29 wheelset review


High end carbon wheelset is race ready out of the box with a single purpose in mind: help make you faster.

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Garneau Klondike winter shoe review


Designed to eliminate cold feet, the Garneau Klondike MTB boots are cost effective and built to last.

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Fezzari Cascade Peak 29 Pro first look


Built around their AT529 frame design, 130mm all-mountain bike has adjustable GA-Link geometry to keep a consistent BB height when changing between 27.5+ and 29er set-ups.

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Bont Vaypor G shoe review


This everything-but-road shoe will change your mindset on how cycling shoes should fit and feel.

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Bontrager Team Issue XR1 TLR tires review


Forward thinking tread design gives Bontrager’s XR1 wider sweet spot than just cross country racing.

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Top 10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain and still party


The season is over, it’s snowing outside, you’re pounding nut roll like you’re getting paid for it. Off-seasons are for gluttony and sedentary life right? Wrong!

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FSA SL-K BB392-EVO Modular Crankset review


If you’re looking for a crankset for your next cross-country or enduro race build, the FSA SL-K-392 EVO Modular belongs on your short list.

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