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Dear Santa – Pete’s List

Covered from head (with a flask) to toe

A well-rounded Christmas haul that covers the bases, from a good book, to MTB skills, to dressing up your #flaskfriday. And a bike.

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Ryders antiFOG Eyewear Tested (Updated)

I can see clearly now that the rain is here

Fogged up lenses are the enemy of riders who saddle up in the cold and rainy season, but riding without eyewear isn’t a winning approach either…

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5 MTB Gifts for Less Than a C-note

Three cold beers, two bike tools, and a partridge in a hoody

Mountain biking is expensive but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a great gift for under a hundo – some of these will even save the recipient some money…

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Leatt DBX 5.0 Gear For Adverse Weather

More than Just Braces

Leatt earned a reputation with neck braces, but they are branching out into apparel, packs and helmets that all look worthy of consideration…

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Dainese Altitune Collection

Winter MTB Gear

“Riding my motorcycle from Nanaimo to Tofino in a monsoon proved that these pants can easily take on anything that a measly bicycle could throw at them…”

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7mesh Revo GoreTex Waterproof Shorts – Reviewed

No More Teabag Chamois

“Having your junk marinating in muddy water for three hours is nobody’s idea of a party – and I didn’t even know how much I hated it…”

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Shimano AM7 Shoes Review

Shimano For Flats

“The AM7 shoes look like an early 2000’s Michael Jordan took up hiking. Which I think is kind of awesome, by the way…”

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Removable Chin Bar Fullface Helmets

1/2 Off Helmets at Interbike 2016

Our audience wanted to know more about this re-emerging helmet category – so we mixed up some helmets in the manner of a small child…

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Julbo Race 2.0 Glasses

Essential Kit

“As some people know I’m a picky bitch, and there are several areas where riding glasses really piss me off. ..”

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Race Face Stage Shorts & Ruxton Jersey

A go-to combo for all rides.

Light weight, good fit, quick to dry – these pieces tick the boxes and look and feel great.

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Troy Lee D3

Good looks. Excellent fit. Top class materials.

If you’re a Troy Lee fan, the latest D3 is likely your kind of bean bling.

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Giro Switchblade Redux

It's back!

The new Giro Switchblade shares a name and a removable chin bar with its predecessor, but everything else – including its intended use – is different.

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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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