Mavic released a full clothing line in 2010 and has continued to produce top-notch apparel products for both the road and mountain bike crowds. The Stratos short is Mavic’s answer to the usual heavy, burdensome baggy mountain bike shorts.Constructed from an extremely lightweight breathable fabric, the Stratos is comfortable even on warm days.
Looking for a easy way to share some of your epic rides with friends? The Contour HD camera may be the answer for you. With prices coming down, cameras getting smaller, and computer technology always improving, having a helmet camera allows you to share your passion of riding with everyone, riders or not. With a ride video, riders are able to give an up close and personal view in to their passion of riding and singletrack. Our most recent look in to the digital video realm is with the Contour HD 1080p camera.
Wool jerseys are making a comeback. Smartwool is showing that wool can be more functional and more comfortable than those retro jerseys the mountain bike pioneers wore. Smartwool's Betasso shows that wool can be cool.
If the Enduro Pro were a teenager, the little punk would live on synthetic energy drinks, and walk the halls wearing a flat brimmed hat, baggy pants, and an mp3 player streaming Kid Cudi. All the while, still pulling off a top spot on the honor role.
Ever crashed because you were reaching in your pocket to grab an energy gel? Well this may be the answer for you.
Mountain biking is a sport where you need to be focused all the time with your hands on the bars, making fueling more difficult than with other forms of cycling. But getting those calories is still extremely important and the more accessible your nutrition is the more it will be consumed.
Budget price and new technology meet with Sram's new X7 2x10 group.
SRAM’s recent introduction of the new XO, X9, and X7 2x10 products has a lot of people talking about 2x10 drivetrains and their advantages. Spending the better part of the past 3 months on the X7 group, I will say I am thoroughly impressed. The group provides the same 2x10 benefits as XX at a fraction of the cost (and a little extra weight).
Every fall Interbike brings most cycling businesses to Vegas to show off their 2011 products. It is a great place for industry folks to see products first hand as well as ride some new bikes. We caught up with a few companies at the show and here are some products we thought were cool.
Cross-Counrty Race Performance Described with a German Accent Reviewed by Steve Mabry Magura’s Durin Race is billed a true cross-country race fork and when Alban Lakata took the 2010 World Marathon Championships aboard one of these German made forks he gave them a damn good endorsement.
Sub 260 Grams, 18 Whopping Vents, and Italian Comfort Price: $224 When I think great Italian design, I picture Ferrari’s and Forzieri’s: sexy sports cars and fine leather shoes. Add Rudy Project helmets to that list.
Modern Steel Tubeset means Comfort of Steel with Precision Handling. Hand Made in Boulder, Colo.
Boulder based Mosaic Cycles hand builds custom and a line-up of titanium, steel and stainless steel bikes in their North Boulder shop.
All You Have to Do is Ride
by Chris Hanna
Wearing your old stretched-out tighty-whities in the name of saving some cash isn’t anything worth bragging about. There’s no argument they’ll serve their purpose, you can still go to the movies and play basketball in them but there just won’t be a twinkle in your eye.
Feathery, comfy and stylish. Giro proves that a light helmet can also mean a comfortable and good looking one with their new Prolight
A Classic for Every Day
By Scott Leonard
Western Colorado is laced with brilliant gravel roads that cross mesas, link river valleys and breach rugged passes. These rough roads are littered with steep climbs, fast descents, loose gravel, washboard and potholes.
Mountain Flyer Exclusive (oooooh)
Tomac is set to add several new bikes to their lineup for 2011 and over the weekend of Aug. 7-8, 2010 the Mountain Flyer staff got a chance to check out two new trail bikes from the legendary namesake.