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Gear Deals: Brakes, Bikes and Rain gear


Gear Deals: Brakes, Bikes and Rain gear What can make you faster by slowing you down? A good set of brakes! Nothing beats the feeling of confidence, bombing downhill and knowing your brakes are dialed – like an extension of your mind. It’s a feeling most riders know but after many trips on the lifts […]

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Best Indoor Trainer Accessories


Sometimes logging your miles inside is the best way to go. Make the most of your time on the trainer with these accessories

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Check out Park Tool’s New Hydraulic Brake Bleed Kit


Bleeding brakes not easy but with commercial-grade tools, nailing that dialed bleed with minimal mess is a lot more achievable.

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Review: Muc-Off Bike-specific pressure washer


Is the Muc-Off bike pressure washer a godsend or a menace for bikes? Read on and find out.

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How to pick the right mountain bike tire


Talk all you want about the benefits of upgrading wheels, brakes, or even your entire drivetrain. But pound for pound (or gram for gram), there’s no better upgrade than tires.

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Gear of the Year: Josh Patterson’s top-rated trail gear


In choosing my gear of the year, I sought out innovative products that improved my time on the trails through technology. Here are the five products I rode in 2019 that left a lasting impression.

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Bontrager unveils lifetime warranty on carbon wheels


The new lifetime warranty covers all Bontrager carbon wheels for road and mountain bikes and comes at no additional cost to the purchaser.

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Specialized Releases New Phenom MIMIC Saddle


Specialized Releases Phenom MIMIC Saddle Specialized introduced an update to its mountain bike saddle line today with the addition of the Phenom MIMIC saddle. For those familiar with the Specialized saddle line, you’ll recognize the Phenom as its race platform mountain bike saddle. This new edition adds MIMIC technology and shortens the nose of the […]

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Bontrager release dedicated GR2 Gravel Shoe


A dedicated gravel shoe that tackles all types of terrains with classic styling

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The Best Winter Mountain Bike Jackets of 2020


We’ve tested and these jackets in the coldest and harshest winter conditions out there and came up with a concentrated list of the best winter cycling jackets around

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Gear of the Year: Mtbr Founder, Francis Cebedo’s Top 10


It was a fascinating year for biking as bikes and components continued to evolve. Here’s Francis 10 best of 2019.

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Gear of the Year: Berne Broudy’s Picks


Gear for female mountain bikers from Shimano, Yeti, Reebok, Velocio and POC

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Gear of the Year: Jordan Villella’s picks


Great gear from Canyon, Specialized, Vittoria, Park Tool and SRAM

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Gear of the Year: James Stout’s picks


Outstanding kit from Ride Fast, Garmin, Wolf Tooth, Trek, and Shimano

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Gear of the Year: Jordan Carr’s picks


Outstanding products from Shimano, Ergon, Wolf Tooth, OneUp and Maxxis

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Freehub Magazine: Made with Love // Manufacturing e*thirteen Tires


From creating the molds and harvesting raw rubber to the final steps of curing, this episode of Made with Love dives into the process behind every e*thirteen tire.

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Canfield Bikes Unveils 2020 Nimble 9


Canfield Bikes, boutique mountain bike manufacturer, unveiled the 5th generation of its iconic steel hardtail.

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Review: LEM MotivAir Helmet


The MotivAir is a well-ventilated cycling helmet that works well for gravel and cross-country mountain biking

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MUC-OFFs Bike-Specific Pressure Washer now available


Muc-Off is proud to announce the US launch of the world’s first bike-specific pressure washer, designed from the ground up specifically for two-wheel fanatics.

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Atomik Carbon introduces Berd Ultimate Wheels


Atomik Carbon Ultimate gravel and mountain wheelsets are here and they are ultra-lightweight, starting at just 1,200 grams per pair.

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Best Cycling Computers


The best cycling computers offer the ability to track fitness and form with integrated heart rate and streaming power, not to mention get real-time directions (and even text messages) delivered to that helpful screen.

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Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs


Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs Trek unveiled additions to its electric mountain bike lineup recently, releasing the all-new Rail—a long-travel e-MTB for hard-charging trail riders—along with new Powerfly Hardtail models built for adventure-minded off-road riders who want to explore more. It’s a new era for e-MTB, and these new models are ready […]

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Best of Bike Cleaning and Washing 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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Pivot Cycles introduces the new LES SL


This week Pivot Cycles introduced the new LES SL – a bike engineered for trail and race situations that call for a light, agile, precise instrument of speed.

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Review: Kenda Alluvium Pro 700×40 gravel tire


For the roads and gravel that I frequent the Kenda Alluvium comes pretty darn close to a do-it-all gravel tire.

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