Spotted: Did Giro just leak a new MIPS Spherical road helmet to join Aether?

Sometimes new products are hidden in plain sight. That seems to be the case with Giro’s recent Regime road shoe launch, but it wasn’t the shoes that caught the attention of one of our readers. ‘Ansgar’ pointed out what looks to be a new Giro road helmet on one of the models, and it appears […]

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New Sidi Gravel shoes smooth over rough roads with synthetic suede style

There was a time when all of my favorite clipless shoes were Sidi. Then mountain biking went through some major evolution, and it took Sidi a while to adopt to changing tastes in footwear. While all the classics are still there with updated constructions and tech, we’ve also been seeing some interesting new takes from […]

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Belgian Grand Prix – Spa marks the start of a triple-header on legendary circuits

In recent years, the Belgian Grand Prix has always been the first race after the summer break. Everyone would return to work having enjoyed some rest in preparation for a final couple of races in Europe before heading off to Asia, America and the Middle East. However, with this bizarre 2020 calendar, there has only been one weekend off since Spain. The Belgian event marks the start of another triple-header which will end with Scuderia Ferrari’s 1000th Formula 1 Grand Prix. The legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit is one of the most beautiful tracks in the world and has produced some of the greatest racing moments, to date hosting 52 of the 64 Belgian Grands Prix, with Zolder home to ten races and two being staged at Nivelles-Baulers on the outskirts of Brussels. Scuderia Ferrari has won 18 times, including last year when Charles Leclerc secured his maiden Formula 1 victory, but … Read the rest

Wolf Tooth crafts a new CAMO chainring system for White Industries MR30 Cranks

One of the advantages to the Wolf Tooth Components CAMO chainring system is that from crank to crank, the chainrings are the same. That means that WTC can simply design a new spider to fit rarer cranks, giving their owner more choices in chainrings without creating a ton of extra SKUs for dealers. The latest […]

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Factor O2 VAM road bike drops to just 677g, teases ultralight sub-1kg Black Inc wheels

Factor has just launched an updated, more integrated version of their ultralight carbon road bike with the new disc brake O2 VAM road bike frameset that you can build lighter than ever. And to help spec your new superlight carbon climbers bike, their sister brand Black Inc has a new ultra-lightweight Twenty carbon wheelset with […]

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Tahnée Seagrave, FMD Racing & Ergon lock on to new gravity grips with precise GFR1 grip

Ergon is known for making very ergonomic grips and their latest grip follows that trend – just for a different style of riding. Gravity focused riding, or freeriding requires a high degree of precision as well as a grip that will help you maintain control when things get hairy. To create their next great gravity […]

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Where to Ride: Endless mountain biking in Virginia’s Blue Ridge starts in Roanoke

Sitting smack dab in the middle of the East Coast, just far enough into the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke, Virginia centers a hub of next level mountain bike trails. In fact, it boasts an amazing set of singletrack right inside its own downtown! But it’s the proximity to several road trip-worthy trails, family-friendly outdoor activities […]

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Sneak Peek: CamelBak M.U.L.E & H.A.W.G. go Pro with Air Support Pro Back Panel

CamelBak is already looking forward to 2021 – and who can blame them. Joining the other hydration pack brands giving a little preview of upcoming models, CamelBak just announced their new Pro series models for spring 2021. Building off two of their most successful models, the new additions will include the M.U.L.E. Pro 14 and […]

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So your kid loves racing? Let’s pick a safe first car

If your kid has followed in your footsteps and developed a love of watching F1 when the time comes to get them their first car, you might be feeling a bit nervous about their safety. Most kids don’t copy what they see on TV, but it’s essential to make sure that they get a ride that will allow them to have fun and nurture their love of automobiles while being sensible. If that sounds like something you need a little help with, make sure to look at the following first-time cars.

VW Golf

The VW golf is a classic first car. It’s practical, has excellent performance, and (especially the GTI models) can be great fun. The GTI model can be as fun as most sports cars, but if you are prioritizing safety, you might want to just pick a standard model as it can be a bit too quick, especially … Read the rest

Patent Patrol: Campagnolo’s curving wide-range derailleur, 13-speed cassettes, EPS buttons & more!

We’ve been hearing rumors and catching patents that suggest Campagnolo’s working on a 13-speed drivetrain for some time. Now, a fresh batch of four European patents suggest it’s pretty far along on some very advanced ideas. They range from a derailleur with a non-linear upper pulley path to a smoother shifting cassette, plus a more […]

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