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Shimano AM9 Shoes

Shoes. Oh my god, shoes.

“This groove accommodates the SPD bits, so the sole can grip the outer pedal body and behave more like a proper flat pedal…”

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TLD Sprint Jersey and Ruckus Short

Clothing that looks fast even when you're slow.

TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking – but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?

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Giro Head to Toe

From Dome to Digits

When the Truant jersey is in the laundry, it makes me do laundry more often. That’s a lie – I just wear it, even if it smells.

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Freesole Saves Me Money

Fix Your Expensive Gear

“I’m not saying that people of Scottish heritage* are miserly penny-pinching skinflints…”

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2016 NSMB Loam Ranger

NSMB + Race Face Plaid = Your new jacket

The 2016 Loam Ranger plaid flannels are in stock in our store. What else will you use to stash that bourbon?

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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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Ryders Signs Thomas Vanderham

And Launch the Tallcan Goggle while they're at it

The partnership is a perfect match—they both established themselves on the North Shore when mountain biking was young and evolving.

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Shimano AM5 Shoes

Words - Tim Coleman

The AM5 is a new model for 2016 and it’s labelled as an all mountain shoe – but Tim tested them for DH use for good measure…

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Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II Reviewed

Words - Jon Harris

“This review could be very quick…I’m struggling to recall a pair of shoes that I have liked more.”

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Bell Super 2 MIPS

Words - Tim Coleman

“I was so preoccupied with a dislocated finger that I hadn’t noticed I’d hit my head…”

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Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Barrier WxB Glove

Waterproof?

These gloves are not for Juno or Yellowknife – they are aimed at Seattle, Portland or Vancouver when it gets wet and cool…

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NSMB Edition Loam Rangers

Get 'em now

“An instant favourite of the NSMB crew, the Loam Ranger is Race Face’s take on the Canadian flannel…”

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Bontrager Lithos Stormshell Jacket Tested

Words - Jon Harris

Bontrager’s Lithos Stormshell is versatile enough for other wet winter activities and stylish enough to wear off the bike…

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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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WTB PadLoc Grips: Reviewed

PadLoc Grips x Pre-Cut Truvativ Clementz Carbon Bar

The controversial WTB PadLoc grip system gets put to the test, along with the carbon Blackbox Clementz Boobar handlebars…

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