Gear Shots - some of Pete's BCBR gear picks
Shimano XC9 shoes, Rapha MTB apparel, and LoamLab's Counterpunch are all proving to be excellent pieces of my BCBR training puzzle.
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
I Learned to Ride in Crappy Gear (and my Kid doesn't have to)
Years removed from riding in crappy gear, Andrew was surprised to discover how much better some stretchy, and durable shorts made riding for his grom...
EDITORIAL | A Spring Service Story
5 Gifts For Your Bicycle Mechanic That Aren't Beer
You don't need to butter up your mechanic, but if you wanted to show your appreciation for someone that went that extra mile, here are a few ideas.
Gear Shots June 22, 2021
A couple of chill jerseys, gloves + science, a cockpit sleeper, and the absolute best post-ride beer.
2021 Leatt Winter Apparel
Traditionally known for their neck braces and helmets, Leatt has quietly been rolling out progressively better apparel for a few years now.
Performance + Durability
Worth Every Penny
Performance and long-term durability have impressed A.J. with these shoes, pants, helmet and jersey.
Patagonia Dirt Roamer Short & Trail Bike Henley Review
Patagonia's unique approach to MTB has led to a couple of interesting pieces. AJ takes a closer look.
TWO MINUTE REVIEW
Chromag Recluse Wool Jersey
Chromag gets into merino wool with typical quality and attention to detail
ALL BATTERIES AND WOOL
Dear Santa: Pete's List 2018
A battery-powered truck and clothes from special sheep.
Random Things People Gave Uncle Dave Recently - Part 2
Our grumpiest tester gets hold of some Gore clothing for all sorts of weather as well as some custom items from NWT3K in Seattle...
Sweet Protection: Head to Toe
A merino wool jersey, waterproof shorts, a new favourite knee pad, and a MIPS-equipped helmet - all reviewed in this head-to-toe selection from the Norwegian brand.
Is MTB Ready for Full Custom Shorts and Jerseys?
NWT3K is set to give mountain bikers the freedom to design their own jerseys and shorts to be delivered to your door in a couple of weeks...
Race Face Stage Shorts & Ruxton Jersey
Light weight, good fit, quick to dry – these pieces tick the boxes and look and feel great.
TLD Sprint Jersey and Ruckus Short
TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking - but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?
Dear Santa: Matt’s List
Matt’s gone all nostalgic with his list this year…
Kitsbow Long Sleeve A/M Jersey and Soft Shell A/M Shorts
We all pinch our pennies – and let them fly – in different ways.