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X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post

Teardown & First Look

Can X-Fusion change the dropper landscape with their US$200 Manic Post – that seems simple and cheap to service?

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19 Winter Riding Essentials

Words - Morgan Taylor

If you want to make it through winter on your bike, you’re going to need some prep and some solid gear…

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A Placebo for the Common Cold

Booze Kung Fu for the Man Flu

“Normally a Negroni – made with Gin, Tequilla, Bourbon, or etc – is a tasty, if a bit sweet, 1:1:1 beverage…”

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Best of 2016 – Andrew’s Picks

Silver Linings for 2016

Andrew does some up-cycling and custom painting, gets some seriously big-ass rubber and taps an underdog…

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Dear Santa – Pete’s List

Covered from head (with a flask) to toe

A well-rounded Christmas haul that covers the bases, from a good book, to MTB skills, to dressing up your #flaskfriday. And a bike.

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Blackspire Snaggletooth, Badger, and Crusher

The Beaver brand's new Cranks, Ring, & Bash Taco

Blackspire makes rings, pedals, and bash guards in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Meet Badger, Crusher, & Snaggletooth.

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Ryders antiFOG Eyewear Tested (Updated)

I can see clearly now that the rain is here

Fogged up lenses are the enemy of riders who saddle up in the cold and rainy season, but riding without eyewear isn’t a winning approach either…

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5 MTB Gifts for Less Than a C-note

Three cold beers, two bike tools, and a partridge in a hoody

Mountain biking is expensive but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a great gift for under a hundo – some of these will even save the recipient some money…

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Leatt DBX 5.0 Gear For Adverse Weather

More than Just Braces

Leatt earned a reputation with neck braces, but they are branching out into apparel, packs and helmets that all look worthy of consideration…

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Lust, Leather, & Steel: Efficient Velo Tools

"Why bother making any tool unless it is superior to existing products?"

Efficient Velo Tools. Lust, Leather, Steel. The E-Z Lift repair stand and Ultra Tru-Arc alignment guide are masterpiece tools to use and behold.

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Fix It Sticks Replaceable (Updated)

Trick Modular T-Handles

Simpler than a folding multi-tool, superior leverage, huge degree of individual customization, and constructed to last forever.

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X-Fusion – Making Bikes Sane Again

Wisdom from Joel Smith

“It takes ten minutes to fully service our new dropper post. It has a two year warranty. A new cartridge is $25 out of warranty…”

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RST Dropper Post & Inverted Fork

A Dropper For the Ages

RST moves to create interesting, high value, easy to service products, performance products – built with the rider in mind…

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Park Tool For 2017

Get Torqued

Park makes tool for both the home mechanic and the shop wrench – but Andrew Major prefers to use shop-quality tools at home…

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PUSH Industries: Interbike 2016

Metric, Updates and Tools

Backwards compatible shock updates and fresh tools are two of the tricks Darren from PUSH Industries is up to for 2017…

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