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  1. General Discussion
    The new Wolf Tooth B-Rad frame bag. Nobody likes a hot, unwieldy pack or over-stuffed jersey pockets weighing them down. While riding bag-free feels great, not having what you need on the road or trail can make any ride a whole lot less enjoyable. Wolf Tooth's new B-RAD Roll-Top and Pump Bags...
  2. General Discussion
    ENVE has released a versatile hip pack with plenty of room for day-ride essentials, including a spare tube and belt-integrated multi-tool. The low profile ensures no-flop stability while riding. Photo courtesy ENVE Lightweight but rugged, the 2.5-liter Axis pack from Mission Workshop is...
  3. General Discussion
    Salsa is a company known for pushing limits of where bicycles can go and adventures taken on them. Whether you're on a fat bike or a hardtail, Salsa has you and your gear covered with new EXP Series Framepacks. These framepacks allow you to take more on your bike and get off the grid ASAP. The...
  4. Misc Components
    This 30-liter pack weighs 3.1 pounds and sells for $159. What is it First a little about the company and that name. Founded in 2012 by the Swedish freeskier Jon Olsson and Norwegian product designer Truls Brataas, Douchebags' gear is an attempt at "merging the urban and active lifestyle."...
  5. General Discussion
    Fans of on-bike storage solutions just got a new gear carrying option. But you'll need to be an Ibis Mojo or Ripley owner to take advantage of this one. The Pork Chop frame bag fits inside the front triangle opening of the Mojo or Ripley, and is a great for stashing tools, a tube, CO2's, or...
  6. Misc Components
    Skip the pump in the jersey or pack and carry a pair of CO2s instead. Adding to their Ninja product platform of concealed tools introduced last year, Topeak is offering a few updated versions of the line for 2017. On the mountain bike side are two new CO2 carrying options, the Ninja C02 and...
  7. Misc Components
    In one big gulp, your gear gets stowed. Pack maker Osprey is previewing the Trail Kit, a new wide-mouth duffel aimed at saving you time and simplifying your life. The U-zippered main compartment swallows 4.0 liters of assorted gear, but thankfully isolates it from wet, muddy or just plain...
  8. Misc Components
    Lizard Skins has long been known for making top shelf protective coverings for your bike. Now they are bringing that same expertise to your body with a new line of gloves. Video: Lizard Skins Protective Bike Coverings, MacAskill Grips, Gloves and Seat Bags Lizard Skins sales manager Ryan...
  9. Misc Components
    It sits nicely on the roof rails or on theroof itself (click to enlarge). Lowdown: Tepui Expedition Series Bag This bag was made to sit on one's roof to carry gear and increase the cargo capacity of a vehicle. That means that it is rugged and ready for the elements. It's very good at that task...
  10. Nutrition/Hydration/Fitness
    The Lowdown: Leatt DBX 3.0 Cargo Hydration Pack Leatt, known for its industry leading neck braces, is making a big push into the mountain bike realm. We've seen armor, helmets, and now a hydration pack added to its line-up. But focusing on their core strength, they've differentiated this...
  11. Misc Components
    Thule's new RoundTrip pro bike bag combines transportability with work stand functionality. With an integrated workstand and a foldable architecture that allows it to pack down for storage, Thule's new RoundTrip Pro may be the most convenient travel bike bag on the market. The $600 carrier is...
  12. Nutrition/Hydration/Fitness
    The CamelBak Volt 13 LR hydration pack is extremely comfortable, light and conformable, and features their new 100 oz Antidote lumbar reservoir, which resides at the bottom of the pack. The lumbar (LR) design places the water low on the hips and back for stability and comfort, and it conforms to...
  13. Vacations & Destinations
    I love mountain bike stage racing. For those of you who aren't familiar with the term, it encompasses multi-day races that usually range from 3-7 days. There are some that are longer. Before a looming stage race, my stress level elevates. "What do I bring? Did I pack everything I might need...
  14. General Discussion
    I travel all over the US and now the world with my bike! I've tried all different types of travel cases and they each offer their pros and cons. Hard cases offer the most protection, but they are heavy, meaning that the person's eyes at the airline counter will light up with giant dollar signs...
  15. Misc Components
    A genius, simple and safe way to eat food and hydrate while racing or riding all day. The Mountain Feedbag is extremely easy to access for food or drink. Blings Lightweight at 3.6 oz. Handmade in Alaska - Ultra-high quality Very secure and versatile mounting Easy and safe access to...
  16. Nutrition/Hydration/Fitness
    The Zealot 16 is Osprey's first foray into the gravity orientated hydration pack realm. The fully featured 16 liter capacity pack is comfortable, tough and carries loads competently, with a nicely padded and well ventilated back panel. Osprey has been making packs since 1974, and although...
  17. General Discussion
    Want to put pumps, lights, racks, bags, computers, cages, tools, saddles, fenders and mirrors all to the test? What better way than to use the products on a pair of epic, long-distance journeys - the 1852-mile Pacific Coast route and the menacing 2740-mile Great Divide mountain bike route...
  18. Nutrition/Hydration/Fitness
    An oversized hip belt helps keep the pack snug against your waist. Why You Want: You're looking for a medium sized, feature-rich hydration pack that will capably carry everything you need for those 3-4-hour mountain bike rides. And it will fit well and look good, too. Pros: Where to begin...
  19. Nutrition/Hydration/Fitness
    Kevin Taylor from CamelBak shows us some highlights of their new M.U.L.E. NV with new iNtegrated Ventilated back panel. This new design features four independent articulating pods that move to fit the curvature of your back and provide lift between the pack and your sweaty back. This provides...
  20. Misc Components
    Osprey Packs has some very interesting products coming this fall including messenger bags, back packs and bags with specific slots for your iPad or tablet computer. In this video, Jeff Fox gives us a quick rundown of the Pixel, Pixel Port, Beta and the Radial. Portal Series - made for Urban...
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