Gear Reviews and News


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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What ride essentials do EWS pros carry?


Every wonder what Enduro World Series pros carry while racing? To find out, Mtbr spoke with Curtis Keene and Alex McGuinnis (aka KrunkShox).

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Küat Mini Skinny rooftop cargo tray launched


Küat Racks has launched its new​ Mini Skinny cargo rack, which is says solves the question of what to bring and what to leave behind on your next adventure.

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BikeYoke REVIVE 185mm dropper post unveiled


After launching 125mm and 160mm on-the-fly bleedable dropper posts at the beginning of the year, BikeYoke´s highly regarded REVIVE is now available with 185mm of drop.

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Ten things you should carry on every mountain bike ride


Whether you’re exploring your backyard or the mountains, you should always carry these ten items when you ride.

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Blackburn launches new light and tire repair products


Blackburn shows off new products during New Belgian Ramble Ride, a three-day bikepacking adventure from Fort Collins, Colorado, to Steamboat Springs.

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Abbey Saddle Fit Kit System unveiled


High end tool maker Abbey Bike Tools has introduced their new Saddle Fit Kit System, a compact, precise, and repeatable tool that aids in replicating all three aspects of saddle positioning — height, setback, and angle.

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Ibis serves up Pork Chop frame bag


Fans of on-bike storage solutions just got a new gear carrying option. But you’ll need to be an Ibis Mojo or Ripley owner to take advantage of this one.

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Ryders Roam Fyre sunglasses review


If quality optics, adjustability, durability, and superb anti-fog and photochromic capabilities matter, then the Ryders Roam are worth a long look.

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OneUp EDC Tool System review


Integrated tool solution stores a multi tool, chain breaker, spoke key, and tire lever in a compact package.

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Yakima Dr. Tray hitch rack first look review


Yakima comes out swinging with the Dr. Tray Rack that is lighter most. It will accommodate all wheel sizes and will expand to three bike capacity easily.

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