Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups

FAT BIKES

WINTER APPAREL

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Components Reviews and News


e*thirteen Interbike 2015

e*thirteen’s new two piece 9-44T cassette, as well as some of the company’s new DH and Trail carbon offerings.

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MRP Interbike 2015

For 2016, MRP made internal changes to its Stage fork to help improve performance and reduce noise. In addition, a majority of their chain guides are now lined with a noise-reducing TPU material.

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SKS Interbike 2015

Winter is coming and SKS has ramped up its collection of quick mount fenders to include options for both fat and plus bikes.

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Ergon Interbike 2015

For 2016, Ergon has a new saddle designed for all day comfort, as well as slimmer version of their popular GE1 grip.

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Magura and Lightweight Interbike 2015

Magura teases their new wireless electronic dropper post, which is set to be released early next year and shows off the MT7 Race brake.

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X-Fusion Interbike 2015

X-Fusion releases new production version of the 160mm travel inverted Revel, introduces new Roughcut HLR damper throughout the line, and launches new air can.

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FOX Interbike 2015

FOX rolls out new negative air spring throughout fork line for improved performance and major weight savings, and launches series of successful new shocks.

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Interbike 2015: Sticky grips and new stems from Renthal

Taking technology developed from their moto business, Renthal has developed a new grip that continuously produces a sticky compound to help improve adherence.

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ENVE Interbike 2015

ENVE is introducing a new high volume rim specifically designed to take advantage of the new generation of high volume tires.

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DT Swiss rolls out new wheels, rims, hubs and forks

New carbon XMC and XRC 1200 Spline wheels come in variety of builds. OPM O.D.L. Race fork is stiffer and lighter.

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Interbike 2015: Xpedo ZED pedal

The new Xpedo ZED is the company’s largest pedal ever with a 110x110mm platform. Despite it’s size, they’ve managed to retain a very slim profile.

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Video: OneUp Chainguide

Narrow/Wide chainrings retain the chain well but not all the time. The OneUp Chainguide adds extra security for chain retention and it extends the useable life of the chainring as well.

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Video: 2016 FOX Float DPS EVOL shock

For 2016, FOX revamped its Float rear shock with two damping pistons called DPS for better performance. They also added an extra negative spring can called EVOL to make the suspension curve flatter.

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Eurobike 2015: Shimano debuts new shoes, 25th anniversary pedals

Component and apparel giant has your feet covered with limited edition 25th anniversary pedals and shoes, plus new all-mountain range, multi-season mountain touring and Gore-Tex lined winter enduro shoes.

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Eurobike 2015: Manitou McCleod King Can shock tuning

Having announced their biggest fork news already at the Sea Otter Classic, Manitou still has some news. With the King Can you can now tune your standard McCleod rear shock and get a premium performance upgrade.

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Eurobike 2015: Crankbrothers pedals and new dropper post

Crankbrothers showed us the new internal components for all pedal types. Beside that: revamped Candy 7 & 11 pedals, new Double Shot, Mallet E enduro and Stamp Small/Large pedals; the new High Line dropper post is looking great!

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Eurobike 2015: Answer grips, new super short stems and enduro gloves

Grips get tackier, stems get shorter, gloves offer more protection and while wearing them, you can even keep fiddling with your smartphone!

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Eurobike 2015: Hope unveils cassette, lights, seatpost and more

British bike parts maker’s portfolio expands in multiple exciting directions, including an eye-catching series of orange anodized components.

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Eurobike 2015: New mounting options for Rotor Q-Rings

Three optimum chainring positions mean you can still fine tune the angle of the oval chainring.

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New PRO components for DH and cross country riders

Shimano’s component arm PRO was busy at Eurobike, showing off a host of new gear for both downhill and cross country racers and riders. Click through to read all about it.

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Eurobike 2015: Magura Vyron wireless dropper post

Magura delivered the first bombshell product of Eurobike by introducing a product that everyone has been clamoring for, a wireless dropper post. They aim to deliver the post by November 2015 for a price of $460.

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First Look: Easton Haven and Race Face Turbine dropper post

Easton and Race Face enter the dropper post market with a clean, well-conceived post with proven internals. But with a high price, is it enough to shake up the market?

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News: RedMonkey Klampz lock on silicone grips now available

California company manufactures locally and donates to cycling charities and American Veterans. Check out the variety of colors and affordable price.

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VP Components introduces the VP-AIM platform pedal

VP’s AIM pedal combines value and performance. Watch Sam Reynolds and DJ Brandt putting their pedals to the test.

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Tech Talk: The importance of stack and reach

Understand what they refer to, and see why they can be the best way to tinker with geometry on your current bike.

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