Night Riding Needs: The Blackburn Dayblazer 1500
The runtime, beam quality, weight, and price of self-contained light systems have all been improving for years and Blackburn's Dayblazer 1500 continues that trend...
All the Small Things #2
Topeak's grab bag for daily rides, Jaybird's new Vista 2 wireless air buds, and Giro's affordable Source MIPS trail helmet.
GUILT FREE GIFTS
Deniz' Gifts for Mountain Bikers
A (mostly) humble collection of gift ideas for almost every price range...
For the Geeks
Garmin Edge 130 Plus Review
This small package offers more functionality than you can poke a stick at…
LAUNCH AND REVIEW
Outbound Lighting Hangover & Trail Evo Review
These new, made in the USA helmet and handlebar lights make for a powerful duo for serious night riding.
LONG TERM REVIEW
SRAM AXS: a year of wireless shifting
It's a technological marvel, but how will that technology fare after a year of use on the North Shore?
Blackburn Countdown 1600 & Dayblazer 1100
Night riding the North Shore on a budget with Blackburn's self-contained light systems.
What Makes a Quality Bike Light
There are certain ingredients that determine whether a bike light meets the quality standards we need to ride technical trails at night. Here's how to figure that out.
EDITORIAL | FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Alone. In The Dark: Min-Maxing your Night Rides
Night riding the North Shore on a budget with bright, well-priced, self-contained, lighting systems from Light & Motion and Blackburn.
Alone. In The Dark (A Welcome To Night Riding)
If you think you don't have enough time to ride, maybe this is the winter to rethink your schedule and pick up some lithium and LEDs...
Serfas True 2500 and E-1600 Light Systems
Pitting the new lights from Serfas against other well-known brands in the dank of the Shore uncovers strengths and weaknesses...
LONG TERM REVIEW
NiteRider Lumina OLED 800 and Pro 1400 Race
Do you hang up the bike for the winter, or keep riding? These two lights from NiteRider are strong contenders for your money if you're looking to invest in quality lights this season.
Dear Santa: Matt’s List
Matt’s gone all nostalgic with his list this year…
Light and Motion Taz 1200 and Seca 1500
“Knockoff carbon rims and cheap light sets do have a habit of failing the day before a road trip or in the middle of a ride…”
Light & Motion Stella 500 and Cygolite TridenX
Turn night into day with the magic of LEDs and Lithium ions…
Lezyne Winter Lights: Reviewed
A high tech light set to commute in on, charge at the computer during the day, and rip in the forest at night?