Review: Bolle Bounty Sunglasses

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The Bolle Bounty glasses look totally unassuming on the showroom floor. But when you get them out on the trail, the Bountys throw down no matter how formidable the challenge might be. Specs The Bolle Bountys are full-framed glasses with what appears to be pretty standard nylon arms. There’s no adjustment in either the arms or …

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Review: SRAM Guide RSC Brakes

Lots of adjustability in such a small package

The Guide series is SRAM’s definitive answer to problems with the Elixir product line that turned many riders toward competing brakes over the past couple of years. SRAM worked hard to overcome that reputation, and engineered the Guide Brakes to have surefooted braking power with deft modulation, increased adjustability, and a quiet rotor that dissipates heat better …

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News: SR Suntour Recalling Entry Level Suspension Forks

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today that certain models of SR Suntour suspension forks are being recalled. Apparently, the bolt connecting the lowers to the uppers can break causing your front wheel to come off of your bike. The affected models include: M3010, M3020, M3030, NEX and XCT forks. To check if your fork is …

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News: Pivot Announces Mach 429 Trail

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Today, Pivot announced the new Mach 429 Trail. While at first glance, it may appear that they just slapped a longer fork on the Mach 429 SL, after diving into the numbers it’s clear that this is a whole new bike. Rear travel is up to 116mm versus 100mm on the SL. Also, all build …

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$399 Action Camera Records 360-degree Video

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360fly is a new (as in, not yet shipping) action camera designed to shoot 360-degree video. This week the company announced pro mountain biker Todd Wells has signed on as a brand ambassador to help 360fly demonstrate the $399 camera. With just a single lens, the 360fly captures 360-degree views which can be viewed online …

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