Gear – Apparel & Protection


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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MET Parabellum Helmet: Reviewed

Breezy in Blue

“Minimal padding, but just as comfortable as any other helmet. It felt like I was wearing nothing at all…”

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Urge SupAcross Helmet: Reviewed

Off-Beat Brain Protection

“Upholding the proud Urge Bike Products tradition of looking like subtle extraterrestrial raverboy headgear…”

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Ryders Shore Goggles: Reviewed

Double the Lens, Double the Fun

A fog-free solution for the super sweaty riders among us…

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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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