Gear Reviews and News


PUSH launches trunnion shock, Pike/Lyrik ACS3 kits


Colorado’s PUSH Industries is expanding its range of suspension components with several new offerings, including a trunnion mount shock and RockShox Pike/Lyrik conversion kit.

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Ritchey Kite WCS dropper post now available


First teased at last fall’s Eurobike tradeshow, the Ritchey dropper post is finally here. The air sprung Kite WCS comes in two travel lengths (125mm, 90mm), has three fixed position stops (0mm, 35mm, 125mm).

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Douchebags 30L Hugger backpack review


Douchebags 30L Hugger backpack is a solid and functional piece of travel luggage that looks cool, too.

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Wahoo KICKR trainer and Zwift platform first look


Nights are long and cold now so any option that can keep us pedaling is good. Indoor trainers used to be way too boring to be sustainable for most, but the Zwift platform is a new level of entertainment.

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Yakima Dr. Tray hitch rack review


Yakima wanted a rack that was lightweight and expandable, yet could handle all tire sizes. Did they succeed or try to do too much?

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Bikepacking: Way more fun than expected


Combination of well-executed event, challenging but fun route, and lots of two-wheeled cameraderie adds up to three great days at the New Belgium Ramble Ride in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Magura Boltron eMTB suspension fork review


If riding eMTBs is your thing, it’s worth looking into bikes with e-specific components such as the top-line performing Magura Boltron suspension fork.

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Saris SuperClamp EX 4-Bike rack review


Carrying four bikes on a hitch rack usually requires a behemoth rack that weighs upwards of 100 pounds. But Saris has created a compact and sturdy option that doesn’t weigh a ton either.

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Thule DoubleTrack Pro bike rack review


Hitch racks are gaining popularity now with vehicle compatibility and convenience, mileage and wind-noise advantages. Thule offers a hitch rack that’s easier on the wallet.

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Contest: Enter to Win a Yakima Dr.Tray


Enter to win a Yakima Dr.Tray ultimate tray rack for your hitch. Total value $579.00!

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Feedback Sports Team Edition Tool Kit Review


Inside a laptop-sized portable and durable TPU nylon coated zippered case are 19 tools with 25 total functions.

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Look X-Track pedals launched


Look has unveiled a new line of pedals dubbed X-Track. Primary design drivers were increased contact surface, low weight, and ease of entry and release, especially in muddy conditions.

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Bell All-Stars Video: John Tomac


The latest Bell All-Stars storytelling installment is out and it’s a good one. The video, feature story, and photo gallery celebrate iconic cycling champion and arguably the greatest mountain bike racer of all time, John Tomac.

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Time Speciale 12 enduro pedals launched


Time has been making mountain bike pedals for years if not decades. Who among us hasn’t spent at least some time on their ATAC set-up. Well, now they’re getting into the enduro game with the new Speciale 12.

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9point8 Fall Line Dropper now available in 34.9mm


Canada based 9point8 have rolled out a 34.9mm version of its popular Fall Line dropper post — and it’s not super heavy.

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12 exciting new bike tools from Interbike


Looking to upgrade your home, work, or travel tool kit? Here are 12 exciting new tools from the Interbike trade show in Las Vegas.

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Hayes partners with STIKRD.com


Hayes has announced a multiyear partnership between Manitou and STIKRD.com. STIKRD.com will offer custom and replacement decal kits for Manitou suspension forks.

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Yakima Interbike 2017


The Portland-based company has updated some of its most popular racks, improved its tailgate pad, and launched a cool camo version of its SkyRise rooftop tent.

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Leatt DBX Core 2.0 hip pack first look


Hydration hip packs are growing in popularity but there’s no perfect one yet. Leatt puts their spin in the category with a cool design.

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Ergon Interbike 2017


Germany’s ergonomic experts continue to increase on-bike comfort with new women’s specific saddles and redesigned grips.

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TOGS Interbike 2017


TOGS (aka the thumb over grip system) has just launched its new Flex model that has improved ergonomics and is easier to install.

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Fix It Sticks clever new chain tool and tool kits


Love Fix It Sticks, but hate toting around a chain breaker? They’ve fixed that with their clever new chain tool.

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Saris Interbike 2017


Saris’ core passion for the bicycle is revealed through the detail and craftsmanship of their products, and to their commitment to bicycle advocacy and creating great places for people to ride.

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DJI Spark drone for mountain biking


Drones and mountain biking seems like a match made in heaven but it’s been mostly hype with harsh realities. They’ve been so big and expensive and difficult to operate. But this new DJI Spark is worth a look.

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Rotor challenges prevailing hub technology with RVOLVER


New tech utilizes radial pawls in the freehub body that engage a floating ratchet ring with a less than 15° engagement angle to react instantly to pedaling force without losing velocity.

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