Review: Alpinestars Paragon Knee and Elbow Guards, and Evolution Shorts


The Paragon Knee and Elbow Guards and the Evolution Shorts are Alpinestars’ interpretation of what the all-around trail slayer needs for protection–set it and forget it. You should protect yourself as much as possible within the bounds of a calculated risk only you can determine. You may not need a Bionic Jacket and neck support while ripping …

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Review: Lazer Ultrax Helmet


Lazer produces a wide range of MTB helmets from XC race to full-face DH. The Ultrax tested here is an all-around trail helmet that packs in the features for its inexpensive retail price of $89. Design Following current MTB helmet trends, the Ultrax provides extended coverage for the back of the head. Lazer also integrates a reflector into …

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News: Northwave Announces Enduro-Specific Shoe


Northwave announced a few shoes from the 2016 Spring-Summer collection including the Northwave Enduro Mid, a shoe designed specifically for the demands of enduro racing. Pro rider Cedric Gracia worked with Northwave to design and test the Enduro Mid shoes and judging by the video below, he’s pretty stoked with how the shoes came out. …

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Review: The iSSi Trail Pedal


You may not have heard of iSSi yet, but they are making a strong bid to join the fairly short list of performance pedal purveyors. However, they have a slight twist: iSSi’s line of all-clipless pedals come in a variety of colors from simple silver to bright neon, covering most of the rainbow. The iSSi …

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