WORTH EVERY PENNY
Worth Every Penny: August 27th
Editor's picks that we reach for every time and wouldn't hesitate to replace.
Lugging About 'Sometimes' Tools
Ponderings on the pound of seldom-used stuff I swap back and forth between bikes.
Hyperlite Versa Hip Bag
This small hip pack from Hyperlite packs a big punch.
REVIEW | PRODUCT RELEASE
Kids Ride Shotgun Tow Rope & Hip Pack
Tow your tired kids or your full-sized friends with KRS' new 500-lb rated Tow Rope that stashes away, light and easy, for the descent.
Evoc vs. Mission Workshop vs. Dakine Bum Bags
1 Bum, 3 Bags
Uncle Dave's bum is very particular about its bags and it takes three to keep his assy area happy...
The Camelbak Chase Protector Vest
Camelbak updates the "Hip-Pack-Killer" to combine the great stay-put-fit of the first edition with a CE Level 2 back protector.
Race Face Stash Hip and Gear Bags
Two new hip packs and the best gear bag ever - these Race Face bags are high-quality gear at reasonable prices.
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Going Pack Free With The Wolf Tooth EnCase Tool
The Wolf Tooth EnCase tool system is a nicely made tool system that has led to my first pack free rides in years...
Pete Roggeman's Spurcycle Hip Pack and Contents
Spring and summer riding means we can get away with lighter packs - here's Roggey's loadout for rides of two hours or less.
Osprey Seral and Savu Hip Packs Reviewed
Two riders, two hip packs, two reviews, one place.
Whatcha Packin' - Cam McRae's on Ride Carry
I went from carrying too much when I used to wear a hydration pack, to too little when I switched to a bum bag, but I think I've got the happy medium figured out...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
What Are You Carrying? Andrew's Hip Pack.
I'd consider changes or additions as long as I can still fit a whole Enduro Potato or a can of beer in there...
Stealth Bike Bags - Hightop Hip Pack Reviewed
A well-priced bag that is versatile, expandable, and has some sweet custom options that make it suitable for the rain forest...
Camelbak M.U.L.E. LR 15 Hydration Pack
The M.U.L.E is made to handle big days in the saddle, with 3 litres of water capacity, and 15 litres for gear, you'll be Boy Scout prepared...
Showers Pass RainSlinger Weatherproof Hip Pack
The quality weatherproof construction and highly adjustable fit make the Showers Pass RainSlinger 3.5L hip pack a solid choice - even for hip pack doubters...
CamelBak Chase Bike Vest
While some folks are simply too cool to ever consider this pack - CamelBak has a killer product in their well vented Chase Bike Vest...
Wolf Tooth B-RAD Mini Roll Top Bag
Meet new friends, get some weight off your back, and keep your tools dry - Wolf Tooth's roll-top bag does it all.
Winter Survival Guide
27 Winter Riding Tips (Winter is Here!)*
No need to build a wall - these tips and hacks will help you enjoy every minute of your rides in the snotty and snowy seasons...
Dakine Hot Laps Gripper Storage Solution
A solution for riders looking to stash a spare tube and other small bits on their bike…
Loading Up the Osprey Gearkit 40L Duffel Bag
Maybe you need a versatile duffel bag with a specific spot for everything? The Osprey Gearkit series could be the ticket...
NOTHING WITH BATTERIES
Dear Santa - Andrew's List
Magnets and Metal and Plastic and NeoShell
The (Seasonal) Death Of Vanity
Poor Prep Will Bite you in the Ass
A Disgrace to Mountain Biking
When one flat tire turns into four, preparation has to be spot on. If not get to walk out - or at least have a 10 spot handy...
STRAP IT ON! Gear to Help Ditch your Backpack (etc.)
Now that you've spent a bundle to get the lightest bike you could afford let's add a bunch of crap to weigh it down again...