Apparel Reviews and News


Pactimo Terrain Shorts review


These MTB riding shorts will stand up to the test of time and look good doing it on and off the bike.

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New protective gear from Alpinestars, G-Form, and Kali


Check out the latest from Alpinestars, G-Form, and Kali, including new trail-enduro gloves, burly kneepads, and a budget priced helmet.

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Adidas Zonyk Pro eyewear review


The Adidas Zonyk Pro enters the the high-end active eyewear market with impressive fit, lens technology, and styling and color options.

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Are these the perfect cycling socks?


We don’t usually get overly excited about cycling socks. If you can find a match in your dresser drawer it’s a win. But these new Gore Fiber bike socks could change all that.

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10 new protection products to keep you safer on the trail


Here’s a round-up of the latest offerings from POC, Alpinestars, CamelBak, Leatt, Oakley, Julbo, G-Form and more.

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Giro expands MTB apparel line with Havoc and Arch shorts


Giro’s new mountain bike clothing line veers away from their casual look, but still has cool and casual look.

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Julbo Aero sunglasses with Zebra Light Red lenses and more


Eyewear company has new sunglasses and goggles with a photochromic lens tint option aimed at the mountain bike crowd.

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Gore Rescue B MTB rain jacket as light as they come


In a nod to gram-counters, Gore’s new Rescue B Jacket uses the lightest three-layer Gore Tex material the manufacturer produces.

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Sombrio shows new kit for young and old


While Sombrio technically wasn’t at Sea Otter, they sent a couple of manikins and accompanying new kit with GT Bicycles to display in the pits. Here’s what we saw.

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Oakley Crossrange Prizm Trail sunglasses


Positioned at the crossroads of fashion and performance, the new Crossrange Prizm Trail sunglasses feature the look of lifestyle eyewear with the optics, fit, and minimal weight of top shelf eye protection.

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Gore Bike Wear ONE Gore Tex Pro jacket review


There are few jackets in existence that can actually serve all performance purposes, but the ONE Gore Tex Pro jacket is a contender. Find out what we think of it.

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Ryders Eyewear unveils expansive 2017 collection


North Shore eyewear brand Ryders has made significant additions to its line-up for 2017, adding a host of new features and technologies to go along with its popular antiFOG lenses.

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Leatt unveils new line of mountain bike apparel


Formerly best known for their on-bike protective gear, Leatt has unveiled a new collection of soft goods with stylish designs and convenient features including neck brace compatibility.

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Troy Lee Designs 2017 apparel line-up unveiled


The California company has rolled out its entire 2017 apparel and helmet line, including updates to Skyline for trail riding and Sprint for gravity.

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Help support the World Bicycle Relief with #bikeforabuck fundraiser


Want to help get mobilize rural communities through bicycles? All it costs is $1. In return, you could win a sweet bike!

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Leatt DBX 5.0 jersey and shorts review


Leatt is a company focused on R&D and that core strength is showcased in their new DBX 5.0 clothing line.

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Sonya Looney’s key clothing for cold weather riding


Winter can be painful. Upon walking out the door, you subconsciously cringe in bitter anticipation of the cold air stinging your warm cheeks. But when dressed right, riding in cold weather can be comfortable and fun.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Apparel for all seasons


They say you have to dress for success. Well we haven’t worn a proper suit (or pants suit) in ages. But there’s now doubt that having the right mountain bike kit can enhance your ride. Here are eight pieces of apparel that are sure to please.

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Weatherneck makes winter riding less painful


Tired of freezing your face? The new Weatherneck system is an ingenious smart layering system for your head.

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Inside Julbo, France’s largest eyewear manufacturer


Julbo is an iconic mountaineering brand, but only recently started to develop products for cycling. To find out how their technology crosses over to two wheels, Mtbr visited their headquarters (and playground) in the French Alps.

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Best new protective gear from Interbike 2016


Protection, be it for the brain or body, continues to be one of the hottest and most innovative segments in the cycling industry. Mtbr combed the halls of Interbike’s Mandalay Bay Convention Center to dig up the latest and greatest.

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Voler Interbike 2016


Stay comfortable on the trail with a host of great new apparel offerings from Voler.

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Leatt Interbike 2016


Leatt, designer of protective riding gear that looks as good as it performs, pumps out a round of updates across its entire product line for 2017.

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Fashion Show: Top notch mountain bike apparel — part 3


The final installment of the Mtbr MTB apparel fashion show highlights cool kit and more from Kitsbow, Mavic, and Gore.

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Fashion Show: Top notch mountain bike apparel — part 2


In part 2 of our Mtbr MTB apparel fashion show, we reveal some of our favorite pieces from Endura, Voler, and Garneau.

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