March 7, 2019

On the ground at the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

This year’s Sedona Mountain Bike Festival exhibitor line-up included the likes of Ibis, Pivot, Yeti, Specialized, Salsa, Transition, Canyon, and many more.

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March 7, 2019

Mavic Deemax Pro Review

Designed for enduro racers, the Mavic Deemax Pro uses the French company’s iconic Zicral aluminum spokes and an updated 28mm internal width, UST tubeless ready alloy rim that supports modern tire sizes and aggressive riding styles.

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March 7, 2019

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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March 6, 2019

National Park Service Saw More Than 300 Million Visits in 2018

Hikers in Grand Canyon National Park

The National Park Service (NPS) saw 318.2 million recreation visits in 2018, according to an announcement released yesterday. This is the third highest number of annual visits on record since 1904 (when the NPS started tracking visitation numbers), though it is about 12.67 million visits fewer than 2017. The announcement also showed that visitors spent […]

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March 6, 2019

Best Commuter Bike Helmets

Helmets save lives — especially when you’re dodging in and out of traffic. That means enhanced safety — along with a little style — are important factors. Here are 10 of the best commuter bike helmets.

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March 6, 2019

The REI Co-op Flexlite Air Is More Than a Chair

Camper with pink coat on sits in orange Flexlite chair while two people filter water in the background.

Have you ever had a problem that kept you up at night, aching for a solution? Maybe how to twist your body for that final push on a boulder or how to describe the magic of the mountains to your non-outdoorsy friends? For REI Senior Product Designer Jon Arruda and Manager of Engineering, Product Development […]

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March 6, 2019

Ride Concepts Gears Up for Growth

Mountain bike footwear company Ride Concepts has announced the addition of two industry heavyweights to the staff, Paul Basagoitia handling global athletes and Rick Reed driving brand and marketing initiatives.

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March 6, 2019

Your Definitive Guide to the Best Base Layers Money Can Buy at REI

A base layer top, water bottle, passport and map laid out in a cabin

Why do you need to buy base layers? When you get warm, your body begins to sweat. Sweat is great—it’s your body’s way of keeping you cool—but if that sweat stays trapped next to your skin for long enough, it can lead to a range of miserable and even dangerous happenings like chafing, overheating and […]

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March 6, 2019

Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Pro Carbon first ride

The Carbon Evo has the ability to create a gap and hold it. It is stable on the rockiest gullies, yet it is agile. One needs to be deliberate with the moves but it will change direction and hold direction.

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