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Giro Terraduro Shoes: Reviewed

Don't be a slave to your tribe

“shoulder your bike and cross that 100′ log with moss on it and not feel like calling loved ones on the other side.”

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2015 Specialized Demo: Asymmetric and 650B

Completely New Carbon Design

Specialized has unveiled the new 650B Demo just in time for the Mont Sainte Anne World Cup this weekend…

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Specialized Purgatory Grid Tires: Reviewed

The Goldilocks of tires?

We are a picky bunch when it comes to tires, but the Purgatory with Grid casing may be juuuuust right.

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Pearl Izumi X-Project 3.0 Shoe reviewed

More than just a slipper

“It is named like some sort of covert space travel project but it is in fact a SPD compatible mountain bike shoe that promises to have a trick up its sleeve for us mountain bikers.”

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Mavic Crossmax Hydropack 15L

Is the hydration pack losing momentum to bottles and pockets?

Mavic’s Crossmax Hydropack fits the bill for all but the longest or shortest rides with a good range of features and design.

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2014 Ibis Mojo HDR 650b Reviewed

DW Goodness

The Mojo HDR 650b slurped up bermy flow like a pig with a stick of butter

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Maloja Freeride SS jersey, SabirM & DjadiM shorts: Reviewed

Conspicuous lack of lightning bolts or clown puke

“My days of being asked for directions to the beach while out on the trail were over.”

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Northwave Scorpius SRS Reviewed

Stiff and Breezy

“I remember noticing a rider’s shoe, which featured a flap covering the laces, and thinking it looked pretty cool – a moment before realizing that his other shoe was a different color. Until seeing those shoes again…I assumed the guy was a weirdo…”

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RaceFace Atlas Pedals: Reviewed

Pedalphile Alert

Pedals that grip, pedals that spin.

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Dakine Enduro Hip Pack: Defended

Not just for Rollerblading anymore

At first I wanted to make it rain with insults, but I decided to bite my tongue …then Dakine sent us one and I was no longer able to stay on the sidelines.

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Mavic Crossmax XL Pedals

Pedals that go Thunk

The spring builds resistance up to the point of release, making it very clear to the rider when the cleat will release…

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2014 Kona Process

Process or Prawcess?

“It’s encouraged me to go a little faster, kept me in the cockpit when faster tried to get me in trouble…”

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2015 Shimano Enduro shoes

Three new models and a hydration pack aimed at aggressive trail and enduro riders

Shimano’s trail shoes get a serious update including the introduction of TORBAL (not a German balancing game). Also, the Unzen 4 Enduro pack.

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Yeti SB5c Previewed and Ridden

They're up to some pretty wild shit down in Colorado

“…my mistakes were compounding and I was about to have my control bankrupted, but I stubbornly smashed a few holes and rocks, and came out the other side with credit intact.”

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Shimano SH-XC70 Shoes: Reviewed

Shimano's XC shoes get lean and mean

Some of us at NSMB have been riding clipped in forever. Others switched to flats due to the constant terror of riding in the era of “build it high, build it skinny, build it siiiiiick”

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