The Alpinestars Alps Kevlar is a reasonably priced, middle-of-the-road option between heavy duty plastic knee/shinguards, and lightweight, flexible knee pads.
Yeti debuts a 2015 trail bike with a unique suspension design. Promising features and unanswered questions abound.
SRAM’s new X1 is lighter, cleaner, and shifts better than 2×10 systems, and it’s currently the most affordable 11-speed drivetrain available.
SRAM’s new X1 group isn’t just another 1×11 drivetrain, it’s a system poised to impact the whole industry. Here’s why.
We’ve now tested the WTB Vigilante with reinforced “AM” casing. How does it compare to the lighter, standard version?
WTB’s Frequency Team i25 rims are reasonably priced, build up well, and work great as a tubeless setup.
The Yeti SB95 does a great job riding the line between an all-arounder that likes going uphill, and an all-mountain bike that focuses on descending.
eThirteen’s TRS+ Race cranks are a great option for the 5-6” travel segment, but will also work well on any bike where weight and pedaling efficiency are a consideration.
The Xpedo Spry are some of the lighter and more affordable flat pedals on the market, but are they durable enough for you?
The Pearl Izumi Veer is a baggy trail short that is comfortable and breathable.
Of all the bikes we rode at Interbike, the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon was the most rewarding to ride hard, and is extremely capable in pretty much every category.
The Divide from Pearl Izumi is a solid choice if you’re looking for a light, breathable glove with no padding.
The Impact VXi is Five Ten’s new flat pedal, downhill shoe. We compare it to its predecessor and shoes in Five Ten’s all-mountain line.
After more time on the Trek Superfly 8, we’re still impressed with its powerful, efficient, climbing performance. But will it suit your riding on the down?
The Rockshox Pike’s low weight and great adjustability set the standard for trailbike forks.
The Freerider VXi Elements is a definite improvement over the old Impact, and works very well in wet, cold conditions.
If you want a 29er tire that puts a premium on traction and will go around a corner as fast as you want it to, the 45NRTH Nicotine is a great option.
If you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive switch to a 1X setup for your cyclocross bike, the Wolf Tooth narrow / wide ring is a solid choice.
We tested these wheels for about a year and a half, and found them to be exceptionally durable and well designed.
In our first look at the Trek Superfly 8, we talk about fit and initial impressions of this XC hardtail.