Raleigh created a bad ass bike, based on a bad ass truck. Turns out this thing has a hell of a backstory. You have to click it to look at it.
The Metah helmet, Fox’s long awaited follow up to the Flux is now available. Featuring additional coverage, airflow and upgraded impact protection, Fox uses multiple densities of cone shaped EPS foam in various layers for to maximize impact absorption.
Bontrager may have just taken over the adjustable height seat post market. Click through for details…
Over the last few seasons we’ve been exploring alternative ways to carry our trail riding essentials. We’ve tried utilizing seat bags, stuffing jersey and short pockets in addition to strapping tools to our bikes. While many of these solutions have been worked, our favorite solution has been a waist pack. Waist packs, AKA bum bags or fanny […]
When Bermstyle Fashonista Inga Beck was looking for a light weight cross country race whip, the 29″ wheeled BMC Teamelite was on a short list of contenders. Like the others on our list, it features 429mm chain stays. (For us Americans 429mm translates to under 16.89″) In our book, anything sub 17″ qualifies as “short”, especially when 29ers with […]
While out and about NW Portland last week, I spotted an unfamiliar rack design mounted to the Fat Tire Farm van. Made by a company called Recon Racks, the rack appeared to be ideal for shuttling riders with an impressive 6 bike capacity. A quick search revealed the racks are created by a small company out of Bellingham, Washington. […]
The “Oi” from Australian bicycle accessory company Knog has reinvented the bike bell with a design that has a strong appeal for mountain bikers.
Protect your carbon frame investment from abrasions and light impact damage with the Honeycomb Frame Guard from All Mountain Style.
If using a folding multi-tool results in that all thumbs feeling, check out Topeak’s Ratchet Rocket Lite multi-tool, one of our favorite multi-tools to date.
Adding a layer of defense against mud is a no brainer this time of year. There are quite a few to choose from, but our favorite fenders have been fork mounted mud guards. For the last few months I’ve been running the Duck Flap from Miles Wide Industries. Designed to “keep the Quap off”, the Duck […]
For over a season now, I’ve been trusting the E.thirteen Guidering and TRS+1 Chain guide for a carefree riding experience. But how much chain retention do we really need?
Riding year-round in the northwest requires gear capable of handing a variety of conditions. Sometimes it’s wet, sometimes it’s cold, and often it’s a bit of both. And that is just at the start of the ride. It’s easy enough to stack on layers; the biggest challenge is managing moisture once we’re moving, a task the […]