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Mountain Bikes

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    Xpedo Spry Flat Pedals

    The Xpedo Spry are some of the lighter and more affordable flat pedals on the market, but are they...

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    Pearl Izumi Men’s Veer Short

    The Pearl Izumi Veer is a baggy trail short that is comfortable and breathable.

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    2014 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

    Of all the bikes we rode at Interbike, the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon was the most rewarding to ride...

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    Pearl Izumi Divide Glove

    The Divide from Pearl Izumi is a solid choice if you're looking for a light, breathable glove with no...

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    Update: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

    After more time on the Trek Superfly 8, we're still impressed with its powerful, efficient, climbing performance. But will...

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    RockShox Pike RCT3

    The Rockshox Pike's low weight and great adjustability set the standard for trailbike forks.

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    Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements

    The Freerider VXi Elements is a definite improvement over the old Impact, and works very well in wet, cold...

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    45NRTH Nicotine Tire

    If you want a 29er tire that puts a premium on traction and will go around a corner as...

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    Wolf Tooth Cyclocross Chainring

    If you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive switch to a 1X setup for your cyclocross bike, the Wolf Tooth...

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    Industry Nine Enduro 29″ Wheelset

    We tested these wheels for about a year and a half, and found them to be exceptionally durable and...

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    First Look: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

    In our first look at the Trek Superfly 8, we talk about fit and initial impressions of this XC...

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    Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack

    The Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack does exactly what it's intended to do: carry your essential ride supplies comfortably...

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    2014 Santa Cruz Heckler

    The Heckler's been around for 18 years, but it got some major updates for 2014. We put it through...

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    Icebreaker Sonic Short Sleeve Half Zip

    After testing the Sonic Short Sleeve, Jason Hutchins is left with one question—why aren't there more companies making wool...

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    Specialized Command Post BlackLite

    Blister's bike editor Noah Bodman put the Specialized Command Post BlackLite to the test, and found it lacking in...

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    POC Crane Helmet

    The POC Crane is a durable, lightweight helmet suitable for your urban / park / freeride / enduro pursuits....

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    Ibis Mojo HD

    It's not the newest bike on the market, but here's why we think the Ibis Mojo HD is still...

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    Swiftwick Socks

    These socks from Swiftwick are designed to be better for the environment, without sacrificing wicking abilities or comfort.

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    Interbike Roundup

    A look at some of the noteworthy new products we played with during the Interbike demo days, including the...

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    Norco Range

    Our test ride showed that the Norco Range can still hold its own among next year's fleet of 27.5"...

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