Components Reviews and News


Top 15 Best Bike Chain Lubes


Do you want to find the best bike chain lube for you? Are you curious about what type to get? Wet, dry, wax or ceramic? We explain the tech and guide you to the best options for each type of bike lube.

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Clug Clips are the simplest way to store your bicycle


Clug launched on Kickstarter in 2014 with versions for road, hybrid and mountain bikes. The company recently expanded its line with versions for gravel and plus-sized mountain bikes.

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Rotor 1×13 drivetrain fit for any bike


While others were busy developing 12-speed groups, Rotor leapfrogged its competitors, launching the wide-range Rotor 1×13 hydraulically controlled transmission.

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OneUp launches Carbon Bars, EDC ready Stem, and Lock-On Grips


A unique oval 35mm clamp bar design, tool stashing stem and enough colors for every bike.

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RockShox Signature Series SID, BoXXer and key updates


Rock Shox unveils its Signature series – updating the most popular models in the front suspension line up with a new damper system, oils, and seals.

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Tools Series: Best of Bike Cleaning Tools


When you go to clean your trusty steed after a long day on the trails, for what do you reach? The hose or the degreaser?

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Bike Rack Series: Best Bicycle Roof Racks


Roof racks still have a strong following due to their ability to fit any vehicle and transport cargo and gear aside from bikes. Here are our suggestions.

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Jenson USA Continues to Roll out Big Discounts on Bikes, Parts, Tires, and Gear


Any and all things bike related are deeply discounted over at Jenson USA right now.

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Bike Rack Series: Best swinging hitch racks


A swinging hitch rack and it does exactly what it says, swings out of the way. Some are complete racks and som are just adapters that are meant to attach to your existing rack.

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Bike rack series: Low cost bike racks


For most of us, riding our bike to and from the trails or where we’d like to ride is not feasible. Here’s our list of the best affordable bike racks.

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Industry Nine Hydra and wallet-friendly 101 hubsets.


Hydra driver raises the bar on hub technology, using an independently-phased six pawl, 115 tooth drive ring.

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Rotor KAPIC Cranks Review


Rotor KAPIC cranks are the Spanish cycling component maker’s lightest and stiffest MTB cranks. The KAPIC name is homage to South Africa’s Cape Epic MTB stage race, one of the most prestigious marathon stage races in the world.

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First Look: Sram Reverb AXS wireless dropper post


The Reverb AXS is a wireless dropper post ready to rescue you from installation and maintenance woes. But at $800, some may have to wait for the technology to trickle down.

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JensonUSA Gear Clearance Brings More 80% Off Madness


There are more savings to be had at JensonUSA, and if you’re lucky they’ll land before Xmas.

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WolfTooth Seatpost Clamp gets colorful


The WolfTooth Seatpost Clamp had to be more than just pretty, so they set out to build one that would balance security and light weight without resorting to aluminum threads or undersized hardware.

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JensonUSA is Having a Huge Tire Sale—Up to 80% Off


We found huge deals on bike tires and other gear via JensonUSA.

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Industry Nine A35 stem released


The Industry Nine A35 is machined, anodized and assembled entirely in their Asheville, NC facility and available in lengths of 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, and 60mm.

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Ritchey WCS Kite Dropper Seatpost review


With the aim of minimizing the reliability concerns that often plague other droppers, the 125mm Ritchey WCS Kite Dropper Seatpost utilizes a simple three-position mechanical low pressure air system.

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ENVE M7 cockpit review


The gravity/enduro-focused ENVE M7 cockpit features 35mm, 50mm, and 65mm stems paired with trimmable 800mm bars in a variety of rise configurations.

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Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars unveiled


When it comes to handlebar width, one size fits all doesn’t work. That’s where the new Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars come in.

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Shimano XTR first ride review


Though we’ll need to log far more ride time before we can make any assertions about durability, Shimano’s new XTR group appears to be a home run in both form and function.

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SRAM NX Eagle Drivetrain first look


The low-cost 12-Speed Eagle is here with an 11-50 splined cassette and a groupset price of $375.

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Nino Schurter riding new Syncros Fraser iC SL cockpit


Reigning Olympic and World Champion Nino Schurter will debut a new one piece Syncros cross country cockpit at the third round of the World Cup.

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New Shimano XTR 12-speed: What you need to know


Shimano’s new race-ready drivetrain boasts a 10-51 cassette (510% gear range), smoother shifting, and a host of other improvements.

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New Shimano XTR hubs, pedals, and more


To complement its new 12-speed XTR drivetrain, Shimano has launched a host of new hubs, plus new XTR-level pedals, a slick dropper post remote, and a new chain keeper.

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