Review: Serfas USL-305

Delivering 371 Lumens at $50, this minimalist light from Serfas delivers an incredible value. It’s a great commuter light, but it’s got potential as a supplementary trail light too.

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Review: Blackburn Central Front

It’s constructed well and it features a simple rotary switch. Plus it can dim automatically when ambient light is bright.

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First Look: 2015 Ibis Mojo HD3

First Look: After much anticipation, Ibis finally reveals their new long-travel 27.5-inch enduro bike–the Mojo HD3.

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In the Queue: A look at what’s new in Mtbr’s review hopper

In the Queue: What rolled in to our office this week? Well, let’s see–new bikes from Marin and Ghost, as well as WTB’s feathery new saddle and a portable pressure washer called the MountainWasher.

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7th Annual SF Bike Expo – November 22

Part swap meet, part handmade bike show, part rail jam and all fun! The SF Bike Expo is coming soon.

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Review: Gloworm X2

Gloworm X2 comes up aces once again. Though not a huge improvement from last year, it keeps marching on with a beautiful beam pattern, a well-conceived package and good value.

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Video: Baggy shorts versus Lycra aerodynamics test

How much are your clothing choices slowing you down? The folks at Specialized went inside their wind tunnel to find out exactly what being a slave to fashion is costing you.

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Review: Princeton Tec Push

The Push measured at 199 Lumens with good side lighting, but the use of alkaline batteries in this day and age of rechargeable makes it less desirable.

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Video: Mini BMX double trouble in the skate park

Video: Pair of five-year-old New Zealand twins show us what awesomesauce is all about.

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Review: Jet Lites F3

Solid construction, heat dissipation and now GoPro compatible mounts are the highlights from this Reno, Nevada company.

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Long Term Test: 2015 Ibis Tranny 29

The Angry Singlespeeder puts Ibis’ latest hardtail—the Tranny 29—through the wringer to see if the versatile wagon wheeler has got the goods for the long haul.

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Review: Trail LED DS

These lights are meticulously hand crafted with care. It excels with a wide beam pattern and a runtime and charging time of two hours.

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Photos: Trail art on the tanks of UC Santa Cruz

To many mountain bikers who ride in Santa Cruz, there is a familiar and welcome sight on the trails as one rides by the U-Conn fire road connecting the Emma McCrary trail and Wilder State Park. Here is a gallery documenting the art of the UC Santa Cruz tanks.

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Review: Knog Blinder Arc 5.5

Knog is a new player in the Mtbr Lights Shootout, but they impressed us with good quality, ergonomics and a nice beam pattern that is brighter than claimed.

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Video: Anka Martin – Juliana Racer

Video: Juliana Bicycles’ team rider Anka Martin knows how to race a bike, but, she says, that’s only part of the story.

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Video: Fatbikes at Play

Video: Bike handling ace Rick Koekoek takes us to new frontiers in fatbikedom in this new trials edit.

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In the Queue: A look at what’s new in Mtbr’s review hopper

In the Queue: Mtbr’s new weekly look at gear we’re testing, staring with product from Ibis, Ellsworth, Kitsbow, Garmin and more.

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Review: DiNotte XML-3

The XML-3 is light at 355 grams, bright at 1573 Lumens yet it does not break the bank at $229.

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Video: Bamboobee BIY Bike Kit

Video: According to Bamboobee, you don’t need engineering expertise or sophisticated machinery to build your own bicycle frame–just some simple tools and their kit.

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Review: Lezyne Mega Drive 1400 Lumen

Brighter than ever, this Lezyne Mega Drive still has a rock-solid output with field replaceable batteries for endless run-time.

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Review: Serfas USL-155

$40 gets you a well-executed light good for commuting, and if you want more, its got bigger siblings that can get you around on the trails.

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Review: Specialized 2FO Flat shoes

The 2FO is an awesome shoe that covers all the bases that a flat shoe should deliver. It descends well, jumps good, climbs decent and is comfortable on and off the bike.

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Review: Exposure Lights Diablo Mk.6

Mounting, ergonomics and weight continue to be excellent as the ultimate flashlight gets brighter with 1140 measured Lumens.

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Review: CatEye Volt 700

$120 with a measured 773 lumens, 2 hour run time is a winner. Plus it has Cateye quality.

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Review: Light & Motion Seca 2000 Race

It’s a little long in the tooth, but it still has one of the best beam patterns in the business. The Seca 2000 continues to impress with a wide and efficient beam pattern that lights up the trail and the periphery. Check out the riding video with the Seca 2000 in action.

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