Gear – Apparel & Protection

Easton, Giro, E13 Goods

Furnace Bike

New flat pedal shoes, guidance from Steve Peat, carbon trail wheels and other goodness from Interbike 2012

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Sombrio Vapor Jacket: Reviewed

Versatile Cold Weather Jacket

A bit more room in the fit to comfortably accommodate a mid-layer, but rarely has to be worn with more than a base layer…

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Catlike Leaf Helmet: Reviewed

Catlike's First Foray into MTB

Unique, but not-too-out-there styling, a variety of colours, decent coverage for its weight, and a nice retention system…

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Gravity Anomaly Shorts: Reviewed

Made in USA MTB Clothing

I never knew mountain biking shorts could polarize opinions till I got my hands on these…

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Bell Super Helmet: Reviewed

Cape Not Included

The Super keeps things cool and sweat-free while providing a higher level of protection than an average trail helmet…

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Race Face Chute Jacket: Reviewed

A He Said, She Said Review

“The best compliment I could bestow on the Chute was to refer to it as a mountain biker’s LBD…”

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Pearl Izumi P.R.O Barrier Gloves

Dry Warm Hands?

“An excellent fitting glove with a solid and confidence inspiring palm interface…”

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Specialized Winter Gear: Reviewed

Jacket, Pants, and Winter Chamois

Good clothing helps keep me sane and my riding stoke smoldering when the days turn nasty, brutish and short…

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Teva Virgin Gravity and Freeride Shoe

The Only Virgin in Vegas

With a stickier sole and more protection than the Links shoe, you might like this Virgin…

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Smith Optics: Forefront Helmet

Riding the New All Mountain Melon Protector

You might know Smith as an optics brand but the Forefront helmet is an eye opener…

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Gear Shots: Five Ten Maltese Falcon

All Day Comfort Clipless Shoe

“An all day comfort shoe that still performs well when you’re clipped in to the pedals…”

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Gear Shots: Sombrio Shazam Shoe

Sombrio's High Visibility Shoe Solution

Durable, comfortable, and brighter than a thousand suns…

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Gear Shots: Teva Pivot Shoe

Teva's First Clipless Shoe

“Comfortable, lightweight, not mega-nerdy and you can walk in it all day, but with a few hiccups…”

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New at Crankworx: 2014 Giro Cipher Helmet

Kurt Sorge Shows Off His New Lid

Sorge shows us his fresh new Giro downhill helmet, freshly stickered and ready for Joyride…

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2014 Specialized Dissident Comp

High End Style at Entry Level Price

The Dissident Comp full face brings the features of its carbon predecessor to the entry level market…

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