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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March 5, 2019

Revel Bikes debuts at Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

The brainchild of Adam Miller (founder of Borealis and then Why Cycles), Revel rolled out two carbon fiber trail bikes in Arizona last weekend.

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March 5, 2019

Diamondback Release 29 debuts

Diamondback continues to offer a compelling price-for-performance proposition, unveiling its newest mountain bike, the Release 29.

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March 4, 2019

Through the Arctic on Two Wheels

In early February, as temperatures in northern Canada hovered between -20 degrees Fahrenheit and -40 degrees Fahrenheit, four retired pro-cyclists made a first-ever, self-supported fat bike traverse along the shores of James Bay, Ontario. Situated on the world’s third largest muskeagh, or bog, the region is roadless and unreachable by land 10 to 11 months […]

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March 4, 2019

Lazer Coyote helmet launched

The new Lazer Coyote helmet aims to deliver solid performance without denting the wallet. Priced at just $80, this new brain protector features 21 vents, a large fixed visor, and deep rear coverage for increased protection on the trail.

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