Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups

FAT BIKES

WINTER APPAREL

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Video: Emily Batty – Ambitions Episode 1

Emily Batty opens up about her roots as a daughter, a sister and a mountain biker. Take a tour of her first bikes and first trails that she rode. And watch her ride it now with her new gear.

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Review: ITUO Wiz2 and Wiz1

Great construction, beam patterns and honest output are the highlights of these two lights from ITUO. One delivers two hours of run time and the other keeps going for an impressive three hours.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Presents for Mountain Bikers

The most wonderful time of the year is here — and that means it’s holiday shopping season. But instead of battling the flat screen-buying masses at Walmart or elbowing your way toward this year’s version of the beanie baby, we suggest you turn your attention to the two-wheeled world.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Best beer — and beer related stuff

Beer is good. Bikes are good. Beer and bikes together are great. Get your bike loving significant other one of these beer gifts and they will be very, very happy.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the all enduro all the time adrenaline junkie

Enduro (both the race format, and the idea in general) has had a significant influence on bike, gear, and apparel design. Here is a round-up of great “enduro” gift ideas that will keep the adrenaline junkie in your life riding (or racing) fast and safe.

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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: For the crazy competitive cross-country racer

If low weight, speed and efficiency are what matters most, these 10 gifts should be on your holiday shopping list.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Ultimate cold weather gear and apparel

Don’t let Old Man Winter or Jack Frost take a nip out of your gift getter’s winter riding season. Instead help outfit them with gear and apparel that will make the next snow day a great day on the bike.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Budget busters when money is no object

You know those Lexus “December to Remember” commercials? Well, screw that. If you’re in a tax bracket that permits the purchase of luxury automobiles as Christmas gifts, we suggest you skip the gas guzzler and instead shop from this more eco-friendly list.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Hot wheels for your favorite mountain biker

No. 1 component upgrade? A set of shiny new wheels. Lighter, faster and stronger are all potential gains when you swap out your old hoops. And what better time to do so than around the holidays.

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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: The best kid’s bikes and gear

For the little biker on your holiday shopping list, here are 15 great gift ideas ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes, and BMX bikes, to helmets, jerseys, and hydration packs.

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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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Video: Suspension set up tips from the Pros

Suspension tuning is one of the most easily overlooked ways to gain some speed. So how do the Pros do it?

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Video: Pint sized adventures with the Commencal Ramones

Remember how much fun riding bikes was as a kid? Commencal does. Their latest video follows two friends as they journey around the woods on push bikes.

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Praxis adds new 1x MTB chainring offerings

Praxis built their reputation on high quality chainrings and the brand is constantly expanding their lineup. Recently, they released three new chainrings for MTBs equipped with 1x drivetrains.

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2015 Taxco Urban Downhill Preview and Bike Check

Taxco is an old silver mining town that spills up and over a very steep mountainside. And they’ve decided to hold a bike race in town. Following the tight and twisty alleyways and down countless sets of stairs, there is a downhill track.

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Review: Lupine Betty R 15

Lupine Betty came in at 4711 Lumens last year. This year, it clocked in at 4989 forest piercing Lumens. We don’t know how they do it but they keep extracting more light from this little beast.

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First Look: Specialized launches new Riprock kid’s MTB line

Specialized’s newest kids model’s borrows tech from the adult market to help improve confidence and fun for everyone.

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ASS Does Downieville: Calling it a Season

The ASS signs off from his summer in Downieville, but he’s already looking forward to 2016.

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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: Blaze Laserlight

Primarily a commuter light, it’s bright enough to get around on the trail or supplement a bar light. But you may get too distracted playing with the laser in the forest.

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Video: ShapeRideShoot goes to Canada, eh?

Check out this latest edit from the ShapeRideshoot gang as they travel and adventure through Whistler, Retallack and Nelson and visit the Coast Gravity Park.

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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: CatEye Volt 800

It’s a good helmet light, very similar to last year’s CatEye Volt 700.

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