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Tested: CamelBak K.U.D.U. Enduro MTB Back Protector Pack

May 20, 2015
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Matty F

It’s easy to see the trend of enduro specific as being a bit of a marketing buzz. However, for every few pieces of gear that simply had the “all mountain” label swapped for “enduro”, there comes along some fresh kit that offers innovative, performance oriented benefits, often favouring trail riders as much as competitive enduro racers. Enter the CamelBak K.U.D.U.,

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45Nrth Sturmfist 4 Glove Review

Feb 02, 2015
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Matty F

The Sturmfist 4 glove, as well as other apparel from 45Nrth, is making an important step in the development of fatbiking. While the bikes themselves are seeing technology progress rapidly – so much so that we are already entering the realm full suspension bikes with nicely refined kinematics – it is still commonplace to see riders with booties over their

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Quick Bits: Park MTB-3.2, Axiom Exterminateair and ProGold Lube

Jan 26, 2015
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Matty F

Park MTB-3.2 Premium Rescue Tool A while ago I was on a ride and needed an 8mm box wrench for a friend’s bike, and was mortified to find out that my multi-tool did not have the feature.  Then and there I decided it was time for me to hunt down the most comprehensive multi-tool available.  As such, I ended up

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Salsa Beargrease Carbon 1 Review

Jan 14, 2015
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Matty F

If you were to spend a weekend at a World Cup or World Championship event in the early 90s, you would have very likely had your eyes on John Tomac all weekend. Back then he would race in both the cross country and downhill series, and was a major force in both disciplines. At the 1991 World Championships he managed

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Cane Creek DBInline Review

Nov 03, 2014
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Matty F

When Cane Creek announced their DBInline in the spring it provoked a number of questions.  Could the new DBInline deliver all the proven performance of the DBAir in this lighter, smaller package?  What was Cane Creek trying to accomplish with the DBInline?   If you bought a long travel trail or all mountain bike in the 140mm-160mm travel area more than a

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Wahoo RFLKT Review

Oct 28, 2014
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DrV

Wahoo RFLKT / Blue SC / Tickr Any avid mountain biker – especially those who race – will ride with a cyclometer mounted to their handlebars. For years my cyclometer of choice was a Polar S610. It provided speed, distance, altitude, and heart rate monitor functions. It also allowed me to upload data from the cyclometer to my PC via