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March 22, 2018

Knock-off “Shimona” parts showing up at shops

Unscrupulous manufacturers mimic the name of a well-known brand by simply changing a couple of letters so that the casual observer or someone not familiar with that product won't notice.
March 20, 2018

How Your New Jacket Got Its Color

When you go paddling, hiking or skiing next year, which colors will you prefer to wear—electric blue, navy, chartreuse, turquoise or pink? To a novice scanning the blur of rainbow shades on the color wheel of outerwear and midlayers, it seems like only a wizard can predict. In fact, for leading outdoor apparel companies like […]

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March 20, 2018

Santa Cruz Blur first ride review

After a three-year hiatus, the bike that arguably put Santa Cruz on the map is back. Meet the new Blur, a 29-inch wheeled full carbon XC speed machine with 100mm of VPP suspension.
March 20, 2018

2018 Santa Cruz Highball first ride review

New low-angle stays designed to work in tandem with a bridgeless seatstay design to help absorb trail chatter.
March 20, 2018

2018 Rocky Mountain Vertex debuts

Rocky Mountain has updated the Vertex, its flagship XC-race hardtail, which is now lighter and more aggressive.
March 19, 2018

New colors for Niner RIP 9, JET 9 and RLT 9

Niner is offering new internal cable guides and fresh clean colors to make life easy and a little more colorful.
March 18, 2018

5 beginner riding skills you can learn without trails

Riding when trails are too wet is a no no. So go build your skills with drills instead.
March 18, 2018

10 useful hacks for any cyclist

You’ll find at least one of these hacks useful, brilliant, or at least just plain funny.
March 16, 2018

Vittoria Barzo tire review

Vittoria’s Barzo is ready to take on technical cross-country trails and extreme conditions. And it can win an XC race as well.