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Reviewed: High Above Cascadia Hip Pack

Handmade in Bellingham

Handmade in Bellingham and ready to grace your backside (not your fanny – that’s a front bum).

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Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : First Look

Until death do us part

“Removing the post from my bike or changing a cable takes way less time than any other dropper I’ve used…”

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Oakley EV Zero Eyewear

24 Grams of Clarity

“Rimless optics make you look like an extra from a 90s sci-fi flick, or worse, like a triathlete, but they work very well…”

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CamelBak Skyline 10 LR – Reviewed

The Skyline 10LR is designed for getting aggressive downhill while carrying everything you need – can you say enduro…

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Is that a F#cking Potato?!

Ditch Those Bars

There are alternatives to eating $10 worth of pre-packaged future-sh!t on a ride – maybe even real food…

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What’s Fair as a Bike Reviewer?

Words - Andrew Major

Should a bike reviewer do a World Cup Racer level build on a test bike or ride it the way 95% of riders would…

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Maglock Pedals Reviewed

Andrew Major tackles a novel pedal concept

“Here is a rare example of someone who had a crazy idea and actually had the perseverance to make it a physical reality…”

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Crank Bros Mallet E Pedals

Words - Pete Roggeman

“…they engage in mud and snow like a man overboard in sharky waters latching on to a life ring.”

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New Goo: Stan’s Race Sealant

Words - Jon Harris

Frustrated by tubeless punctures and wimpy sealant? Stan’s to the rescue.

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Best of 2015: Pete Roggeman’s list

Stuff for making memories

Pete’s Best of 2015…it’s not all about stuff, but here is some stuff that helped make some great memories this past year.

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Dear Santa 2015: Pete’s list

Words - Pete Roggeman

Star Wars helmets, the greatest mini keg, and a road warrior’s best friend are on Pete’s Dear Santa list for 2015.

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NSMB Forum testing: Ryders antiFOG eyewear

Your turn to play gear reviewer

Think you know a thing or two about gear? NSMB forum testing puts the community in charge of gear reviews – this time with Ryders antiFOG eyewear.

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ION Transom 16 Backpack = No Sweaty Monkey

Words - Cam McRae

ION sought to push your backpack away from your spine to keep you from overheating…

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2016 Magura Goods

Rocking Out in Sedona

The German company with the Japanese sounding name continues to make precise, durable and elegant MTB components…

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SMITH Forefront & Pivlock Overdrive

Long Term Review

Dave Smith tries to determine if eyewear and a helmet from the same firm can work together to make time on the trail blissful…

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