Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups

FAT BIKES

WINTER APPAREL

TRAINERS



Atomik carbon goes big with Phatty 85 and Chubby 43 rims

Atomik uses a combination of aerospace grade foam and patented carbon technology to create their high end (yet affordable) rims.

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Destination Patagonia: The journey and the vehicles

The journey to Coyhaique, Chile was interesting indeed. And when we got there, the first thing we noticed was the gallery of awesome vehicles that were ideally suited for the terrain and the outdoor lifestyle.

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Contest: Endura MT500 Mountain Bike Apparel Giveaway

Enter to win the same mountain bike kit that Danny MacAskill wears and you could win over $650 worth of Endura’s MT500 cycling apparel!

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Mega Gallery: Fat Bike World Champs Day 1

Day 1 of the first annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championship went off in spectacular fashion on Thursday at the North Village venue in the Town of Mount Crested Butte.

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Factory Tour: Coors Brewing facility

It may not be our favorite trail beer, but it is one of the most consistent. We try to find out why during our quick tour of their massive facility.

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Scott Big Ed fat bike review

Just because it’s affordable (which it is) doesn’t mean it’s good. See how the Big Ed fattie fared in our full review.

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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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First Look: e*thirteen 9-44t TRS+ cassette

1×11 drivetains are all the rage but if the range is not quite enough for you, this new offering from e*thirteen with a 9-44 tooth range may be the ticket.

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Rapidé adapter converts SRAM 10-speed to 11

A $12 component promises to convert your existing 10-speed drivetrain to 11-speed with minimal fuss. Find out how it works.

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Trek Farley 9.8 fat bike review

With an actual weight of 23.9 pounds (size medium) and a $4700 price tag, it’s clear Trek’s top-of-the-line Farley 9.8 fat bike is no lumbering giant. But is that thoroughbred pedigree enough to justify the price?

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Video: Swedish metal and forest loam

Click this video if you dig vintage Volvos and BMX inspired antics.

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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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Hiker sentenced for sabotaging mountain bike trail

Sixty-four-year-old Tineke Kraal of Vancouver has been handed a suspended sentence and placed on three years probation for sabotaging North Shore mountain bike trails. She will also have to serve 150 hours of community service.

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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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10 amazing places to ride fat bikes in winter

While the bike industry was quick to jump on the fat bike trend, it has taken the resort world a little longer to catch up. Many have figured it out, though, offering miles of fat bike smiles. Here are some of the best big wheeled wintertime locales in North America.

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Review: Alpinestars All Mountain Rain Jacket

Will the Alpinestars All Mountain Rain Jacket keep you dry when it’s coming down in buckets? We braved the elements to find out.

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Future Proof Your Wheelset With Lindarets Boostinator

The new boost standard offers bike designers more creative freedom, but it comes at the cost of backwards compatibility. Luckily, one manufacturer has found a way to future proof your current wheelset.

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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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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget

Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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5 Superb High-End Night Riding Lights

When money is no object there are plenty of light options out there. Reliability, brightness, and beam quality are key considerations for riders who take night riding seriously. Here are the five best lights we’ve tested this season.

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How to stop your bike from creaking

Persistent creaking is just about the most annoying mechanical you can have on a ride. Find out how to hunt them down — and shut them up!

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6 Budget Friendly Lights For Riding At Night

Riding at night is one of cycling’s great joys. And in winter, when days are short, it’s often a necessity. Here’s a look at some of this season’s best budget friendly lights.

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Video: Cody Kelley and Richie Rude set to represent for Team Yeti/Fox Racing in 2016

Check out this video of Enduro World Series Champion Richie Rude and new teammate Cody Kelley playing follow-the-leader in St. George, UT.

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6 quick spinning fat bike wheels

For any wheeled vehicle, lowering rotational weight is one of the best ways to spend upgrade dollars. Just like on road and traditional mountain bikes, fat bikes benefit from lighter wheels.

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