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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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Gore Fusion 2.0 Jacket

Words - Jon Harris

The enjoyment factor of a winter ride can go from narcotic to nonexistent very quickly if you are cold and wet.

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Mavic Notch Helmet

Words - Jon Harris

“…I am guessing that the banana was appreciative of the yellow hue of my new bone dome.”

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POC Index Flow Glove

Words - Pete Roggeman

“Like all things POC, the Index Flow follows a simple design aesthetic which is the furthest thing from moto-inspired…”

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Shimano M200 MTB Shoe

Words - Pete Roggeman

Shimano’s top AM shoe for 2015 pedals firmly, protects capably, and fits well from the very first ride.

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Sealskinz Waterproof Socks

Common Sense Socks?

Can you pedal through monsoon season without your toes shrivelling and becoming numb…?

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100% Accuri Goggles: Reviewed

More Colours Than a Rainbow

Lately I have been riding with the 100% Accuri goggles, and I have yet to chirp about fog while wearing them…

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Mavic Stratos H20 Short: Reviewed

A near perfect

Staying dry meant being warmer, obviously, but also far more comfortable. Cold, wet chamois is more miserable than a cat in the bath.

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Alpinestars All Mountain Jacket

A Wet Weather Solution

A form-fitting top layer for when the weather turns nasty…

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Kali Avita PC & Maraka XC

Two helmets. One smart ass.

If they suit your aesthetic style, fit you right and you think my ideas about helmet straps are stupid, well my friend, you’ve got yourself a nice helmet.

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Kitsbow

Long Sleeve A/M Jersey & Soft Shell A/M Short

We all pinch our pennies – and let them fly – in different ways.

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Leatt Products for 2015

New products from the neck brace pioneers.

After making a name with neck protection Leatt wants to protect other parts of you and carry your gear and water.

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Fresh Goods from 661

Protection In All Shapes and Sizes

Everything from magnets and boas to metallic paint jobs…

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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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Five Ten Impact VXi

A Lightweight Pedal Lamprey

“How do you improve on the shoe that made you the go-to for flat pedal lovers the world over?” 

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