SKS Supershort Mini Pump Review
Like spare tubes and patch kits, bicycle hand pumps are tools most often reserved for emergency use (i.e., you got a flat tire and now you need to fix it). Although you may only need to use such a tool a handful of times out of the year (or more, if you ride with friends  [...]
Camelbak Podium Chill Review
A friend of mine turned me onto the Camelbak Podium Chill Bottle, the perfect answer for short bike rides. Camelbak is known for making the best hydration packs in the industry. I have been very happy with the Podium Chill Bottle from Camelbak; I have put two 25oz bottles through extensive testing and haven’t had  [...]
Fizik Gobi Review
The Gobi is one of Fizik’s four mountain bike saddles, and is well-suited to handle long days in the saddle. The Fizik Gobi XM’s wing-flex technology allows the sides of the saddle to flex, which provides some added comfort without forcing you to use a huge padded saddle that de-sleeks your rig. I have been  [...]
Triple 8 Compass Bike Helmet
Triple Eight has created a new mountain biking helmet that’s affordable, lightweight and complies with all the latest safety standards within the biking industry. Introducing the Triple Eight Compass bike helmet that works great on dirt or pavement. One of the coolest features of the Compass helmet is the Fit Dial system, which wraps the  [...]
Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost
Thomson has been long known as one the best seat post manufacturers in the bike industry and we’re happy to report that the Thomson Elite dropper seatpost stands up to this reputation. The Thomson Elite Dropper functions flawlessly, moving up and down smoothly and offering infinite travel along the way (up to 125mm), allowing the  [...]
Rockshox Pike 26″ Fork Review
This Rockshox Pike RCT3 26″ fork goes to 11. When you need a bike that excels at both and extreme ups and downs, you need a solid front end. What you won’t want is a boat anchor slowing you down, a challenge that the new Rockshox Pike fork has conquered. You put more leverage and  [...]
Specialized Rime MTB Shoe Review
Are you looking for quality, performance and comfort in your mountain biking shoe?  The Specialized Rime Mountain Bike Shoe provides all of these, being great for cross country riding, free riding as well as all-mountain or even cyclocross. The shoe has a durable Vibram outer sole, allowing for superior grip and traction when climbing or  [...]
Crank Brothers Candy 3 Pedals
I decided to try the Crank Brothers Candy 3 Pedals, and I absolutely love them! The four-sided spindle makes it really easy to click in from almost any angle, and I haven’t had any problems with its rotation in the two years that I’ve been riding it (though it could probably use an overhaul in  [...]
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