Gear – Accessories


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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Specialized Boomslang Pedal

Words - Seb Kemp

“On the first day alone I must have hit my pedals about one hundred times as I struggled to adapt…”

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Renthal Bar, Stem & Grips

Words - Pete Roggeman

“…two clamp bolts that make it look like a wide-eyed grumpy toad.”

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2015 Pearl Izumi X-Project 1.0

Words - Jon Harris

Smooth seamless styling, a carbon sole (you can walk in), double Boas and a tuneable insole make this one sophisticated show…

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MindShift rotation180 Trail camera pack

Words - Stu Kernaghan

“…a fully functional hydration pack that allows you to access your camera at any time – without having to remove the pack itself.”

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Thule T2 Hitch Rack

Words - Jon Harris

Sweden isn’t just about Ikea and meatballs, Thule also hails from there. Does their T2 hitch rack pass NSMB muster?

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Bell Super 2R – Reviewed

Words - Tim Coleman

You likely remember the Giro Switchblade; a rather ugly cross country style helmet with a light, removable chin bar…

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Smith Celebrates 50 Years

Happy Birthday, Smith.

From breathable foam to helmets made from funky material that looks like cut off straws, Smith’s style and technology has brought a lot of improvements to our faces in motion over the last 50 years.

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Lezyne Shock Digital Drive

Words - Cam McRae

“Are quality tools fetish objects for you? Is your day ruined when your pressure is off by half a PSI…”

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MountainWasher Mobile Power Washer

Words - Jon Harris

“When I was a condo dweller, the quest to find a suitable hose to clean my bike drove me nuts…”

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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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OGIO 8.0 Athletic Bag

Words - Jon Harris

Tired of hauling your gear in an old garbage bag, or your backpack from high school…

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RockyMounts Brass Knuckles

Words - Jon Harris

“Next to dropping into a nasty chute that you’ve never ridden before, the most nerve wracking thing for a mountain biker is trusting a bike rack…”

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