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Bontrager Bat Cage now made from recycled fishing nets


The injection-molded Bontrager Bat Cage is now being made from discarded and end-of-life fishing nets that could otherwise pollute the world’s oceans.

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Wacky and Wonderful from Sea Otter 2019


The Sea Otter Classic is always packed with head-turning bikes and accessories. Some bikes are lust worthy; others make you wonder what the designers were smoking.

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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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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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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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Tool series: Best Tools for the trailhead and pack


Are you the type of rider that likes to prepare for anything? Do you like to help out on group rides and operate as your ride’s defacto mechanic? Read on and tool up.

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Leatt Velocity Goggles Line Unveiled


An exciting new addition to Leatt’s growing range of products, the Leatt Velocity goggles were developed with WideVision anti-glare, anti-fog tech and 2.7mm military spec lenses.

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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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Saris SuperClamp EX 4-Bike rack review


Carrying four bikes on a hitch rack usually requires a behemoth rack that weighs upwards of 100 pounds. But Saris has created a compact and sturdy option that doesn’t weigh a ton either.

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FOX Transfer 175mm dropper post debuts


Available in both Factory and Performance Series, the new Fox Transfer 175mm aims to build on FOX’s reputation of smooth function and reliability with an infinitely adjustable height design.

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Mtbr Best of 2018: Jason’s Top Gear Picks


Before diving into the what’s coming in 2019, here is a look back at some of the bikes and gear that ranked among the Mtbr Best of 2018.

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New BikeYoke smart gadgets


BikeYoke has a host of small gadgets that it’s rolled out at the end of the year. Here’s a rundown.

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Eight great gifts for bikepackers and gravel grinders


If your special someone likes the road less traveled, then these eight great gifts for bikepackers and gravel grinders are sure to please.

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Gift ideas for female mountain bikers


If you’re hunting for the perfect gift for a female mountain biker, check out our selection of gift ideas for the woman who leaves you in the dust.

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Stocking stuffers for mountain bikers


You don’t have to buy the rider in your life a new bike to make their day. Check out these stocking stuffers for mountain bikers that are sure to please.

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Renthal Fatbar Lite Zero Rise & Fatbar Lite Carbon Zero Rise


In response to demand from both XC and trail riders for a zero rise handlebar, Rental has unveiled the Renthal Fatbar Lite Zero Rise and Fatbar Lite Carbon Zero Rise.

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Gift ideas for mountain bikers


Are you searching for gift ideas for the mountain biker in your life? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Our gift guide runs the gamut from affordable to extravagant, with products any rider is bound to love.

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Wahoo KICKR trainer with Zwift


It’s that time of year when the days are short, the temperatures are cold and the trails are buried under snow or are muddy. If you have the funds, Wahoo Kickr and Zwift is a great solution.

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Best Bike Locks


In searching for the best bike locks for mountain bikers, the question to ask yourself isn’t which lock to buy. It is what you want to accomplish with whatever lock you buy.

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Black Friday Rolls Early—Save 30% at PerformanceBike Now


This Performance Bike sale gets a jumpstart on all the Black Friday madness, offering huge savings on bikes, frames, gear, and more.

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Best Bike Racks


When searching for the best bike racks for mountain bikers there is a lot to consider. Today’s market has a wide variety of options. Here’s what you need to know.

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Muc-Off Disc Brake Covers launched


Muc-Off’s new Disc Brake Covers are billed as a quick and easy way to protect your brakes during maintenance or transit so they’re not compromised by stray fluids.

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BikeYoke Divine SL dropper post weighs just 345g


After wowing us with their Revive dropper post, BikeYoke is now chasing the XC market with the new short travel and lightweight Divine SL with 80mm of travel.

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Best Sunglasses for Cycling


The best sunglasses for cycling strike a delicate balance between protection, performance, and looks. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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