Performance + Durability
Worth Every Penny
Performance and long-term durability have impressed A.J. with these shoes, pants, helmet and jersey.
LAUNCH & RIDING IMPRESSIONS
Smith Mainline Full Face Helmet
A light and well ventilated DH-rated helmet marks Smith's first full face
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
In the Dark with the 7iDP Project 23 Helmet
Climbing singletrack and descending janky North Shore trails, at night, with the carbon version of the SEVENiDP Project 23 full-face helmet.
RIDING IMPRESSIONS and DETAILS
Bontrager Rally WaveCel Helmet
Bontrager's latest lid release brings WaveCel tech to helmets at a lower price point with more size options and even a kids' model.
Giro Manifest Helmet Ridden - with Ball and Socket Tech
Imagine if MIPS didn't affect fit or airflow or comfort - but offered the same performance...
Lazer Impala MIPS Reviewed
Lazer's Impala MIPS offers impressive protection for a budget-friendly price
POC Helmets: Tectal Race Spin and Axion Spin
Uncle Dave puts a 240 USD POC helmet against a 150 USD POC helmet and manages to offend the next in line for the throne...
Liberating The Island Of Misfit Standards
Dear Santa - Andrew's List For 2019
Andrew's list for 2019 is bringing back some old standards, giving all his friends cool kid seats and fresh grips, and scoring a helmet...
Giro Quarter MIPS - Pad Fit Helmet
The Quarter MIPS is an oh-so-comfy pad fit helmet that's guaranteed to make any adult look younger...
MET Parachute Convertible Helmet
MET re-envisions the Parachute as a lightweight convertible with a unique magnetic interface...
Fresh Picks: A Kiwi Bumbag, a Skidlid and Ninja Tool Storage
A small-batch hip pack from Stealth in New Zealand, the Giro Quarter MIPS, and Giant Bicycle's on-bike tool storage...
Evolved Protection: MIPS Spherical
The latest generation of MIPS offers more protection but has other benefits, too
Giro Tyrant "Full-Cut" Helmet Release & First Impressions
Giro announces a new, dedicated full-cut helmet with a jib influence…
Oakley DRT5 Helmet Review
A helmet that doesn't look especially different but offers some class-leading features…
Enduro Full Face Review
POC Coron Air Spin Helmet
Does POC's full face enduro helmet make you all hot and bothered, or cool as a cucumber?
NOTHING WITH BATTERIES
Dear Santa - Andrew's List
Magnets and Metal and Plastic and NeoShell
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Min-Maxing With The Kali Viva Helmet
Price, Protection, and Panache: can you get all three with a helmet for only 50 USD?
The (Seasonal) Death Of Vanity
Helmets, shoes and gloves edition (Reviews - sort of)
Random MTB Gear Given to Uncle Dave
Dave has been stockpiling gear just so he could write about it for his faithful audience - Shoes from 5:10 and Specialized, gloves from Gore and Specialized and a helmet from...
2 Minute Reviews
Kali Interceptor Helmet Reviewed
Kali's unique approach to helmet foam makes venting difficult - but you can get the best of both worlds for a price...
2 Minute Reviews
The High Value Leatt DBX 2.0 Helmet
Leatt's DBX 3.0 has lower-priced sibling that serves up many of the same features for 70 USD less...
Bike Helmets Are Too Hard (with Kali's Brad Waldron)
Is it possible we have been thinking about helmets the wrong way? Brad Waldron believes we have.
SEA OTTER STUFF!
Douchebags, German Injunctions and Loic Bruni
Giro brings you the Chamber II skate shoe style shoe, MIPS and POC get in the ring, and Douchebags want to carry your bike away...
Sea Otter 2018
Leatt's New $100 DBX 2.0 Trail Helmet
Leatt hit the market with a price point focussed helmet that still features their 360 Turbine safety technology…