(Santa Cruz, Calif.)- Easton introduces new ultralight carbon UST EC90 XC Wheels
At first glance Easton's new EC90 carbon mountain bike wheels look very similar to their less expensive aluminum brother the EA90. But upon closer inspection it is obvious that Easton has stepped up their game with this ultralight carbon wheelset. What sets the EC90 apart from other carbon wheels on the market is the Armored Ballistic Composite that Easton introduced last season with the Haven Carbon trail/All Mountain wheel.
Solid Quality. Smooth and Steady Ride. Compact. But… Say What?
Spring weather getting you down? The way the weather has been tracking this April, it could be time for a (sigh) new indoor trainer.
The real secret to getting the most ‘Push’ from your squish.
Whether you’re a cross country racer, downhill racer, or an enthusiastic trail rider, Push Industries is a company you should be thinking about when you’re ready to get your front or rear suspension custom tuned.
San Francisco Cool and as tough as Pittsburgh Steel
When I was 14, my parents bought a SAAB 900. I thought it was rad. It didn’t look like anything else on the road.
Bear with me. This is about a Mission backpack.
Because helmets are only beneficial while they are mounted on top of your head, fit and comfort are key. Giro's new Xar is a great example of a good looking and great fitting piece of protection.
With a name like "Enzo's Button Hole", how can you go wrong? Maybe not the most talked about cycling product but it is always important, especially early in the season. With its minty smell and all natural ingredients, Enzo's may be taking the chamois cream market by storm.
Receiver hitch racks have become a popular way to carry bicycles along for any length road trip. Easy installation, sturdy designs, and maximum versatility make hitch racks an obvious choice for most avid cyclists looking to carry an array of bikes. Plus you can become the envy of all your friends with the right rack setup.
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.