Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups

FAT BIKES

WINTER APPAREL

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Gear Reviews and News


RockyMounts new low profile TomaHawk bike rack

New wallet friendly roof rack from Colorado based RockyMounts offers impressive versatility and lifetime warranty.

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Review: MindShift Gear rotation180° Trail 16L camera bag

Sometimes, only a real SLR camera will do for capturing great mountain biking images. But camera bags are often cumbersome, heavy and difficult to access. This pack from Mindshift gear allows you to carry your bike gear and an SLR while allowing quick, swivel access to your camera.

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How to train indoors without going nuts

Training indoors doesn’t have to suck. Here are some helpful tips on how to stay sane while spinning inside from an enduro racing world champ, BMX Olympic medalist, and a former supercross racer.

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Inside Look: SKS Fatboard fat bike fender

Great gear that will keep you dry and mud-free during mixed condition fat bike rides.

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8 great indoor trainers when you have to ride inside

With hundreds of options to chose from, it can be hard to narrow down your shopping list when searching for a trainer. To help make the decision process easier, here are eight of the best trainers on the market today.

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How To: Pick the right indoor trainer for you

Whether you live in a cold climate or just want to squeeze in a quick workout, sometimes the best option is an indoor bicycle trainer.

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CO2 vs. Hand Pump: What’s the best way to fix a flat

It doesn’t matter if you’re a dedicated roadie, mountain biker, ‘cross racer, or all-around, pure bred race machine, this debate seems to be relatively universal: should you use CO2 or a hand pump?

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Intel Drone follows biker radness through trees

Follow-me drone technology has been incredibly catchy to mountain bikers but it’s never been a reality due to the nature of our obstacle-strewn sport. But this new technology looks promising indeed.

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Video: How to make any glove smartphone friendly

A quick and cheap DIY guide to make your favorite pair of gloves smartphone friendly.

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Review: Oakley Airbrake MX goggles

For the price of one pair of Oakley Airbrake goggles, you could buy several cheaper pairs, plus have beer money left over. Are they worth the staggering price tag?

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Genius stocking stuffers under $50

Holiday gift guides for enthusiasts can be a challenge. How do you know what’s really good? How do you know if the mountain biker on your shopping list already has something? Well, here are some affordable gift ideas that every mountain biker needs.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Gadgets for your cycling geek

Cyclists are inherently gadget geeks, fully capable of boring friends while arguing the finer points of minor bicycle componentry. To help them explore new topics of gadget geek conversation, here are 10 great gifts.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Indispensable tools for the home mechanic

Just like clearing that tricky climb without dabbing, there’s something tremendously satisfying about having the right tool for the job. Not only does it simplify general maintenance, but it makes wrenching feel like less of a chore — and saves trips to the bike shop. Here are 10 great gift ideas for the gearhead in your life.

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First Look: Airshot Tubeless Inflator

Bring your compressed air with you anywhere or turn any floor pump in to a compressor pump for all your tubeless inflation needs.

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Review: Scorpion Bike Stands

There’s something to be said about a bike stand that is unique and well made. It is wheel size independent and it’s perfect for storage, washing or basic maintenance. It’s the handy bike stand that you didn’t know you needed.

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Review: Dynaplug Tubeless Repair kits

With experience from other industries, Dynaplug offers several reliable options for repairing tubeless tires on the trails.

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How To: Stop creaks, squeaks, slaps and knocks on your mountain bike

After spending thousands of dollars on a mountain bike, the last thing you want is to hear are creaks, squeaks, slaps, and knocks while you’re riding down the trail. In some cases, the fix can be as easy as tightening a bolt or lubing your chain. Other noise issues may require you to be a bit more crafty and creative.

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Round up: Cool new tools for the home mechanic

These handy gadgets will make taking care of your bike a snap — and could bail you out of a jam while you’re out on a ride.

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Lizard Skins Interbike 2015

For 2016, Lizard Skins updated its chainstay protector to be more versatile. They also had some tips on how to install their DSP grips.

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Interbike 2015: OutBraker brake regulator

The OutBraker hydraulic brake regulator does what it’s supposed to do, but fails to understand basic mountain biking needs.

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Swagman Racks Interbike 2015

Swagman offers a full line of affordable roof and hitch racks. Their newest models are now compatible with fat tires and a number of different axle standards. They’ve also launched the Chinook, a new mid price hitch rack that offers a lot of versatility.

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EVOC Interbike 2015

The new EVOC Bike Travel Bag Pro sees significant improvements that make it lighter and more convenient to use.

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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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White Lightning Interbike 2015

Most cleaning products turn your matte finish glossy, but White Lightning’s new Matte Finisher keeps your bike looking sinister.

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Interbike 2015: Bollé’s new One helmet is four helmets in one

Long known for their quality sunglasses, Bollé’s new innovative helmet offers customization suitable for mountain biking, commuting, road and aero uses.

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