Test Ride Review: Commencal Meta AM V4

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Let me preface this by saying, the trails surrounding the venue at the Sea Otter Classic do not require a 6″ travel full suspension bike. You could ride pretty much everything on a road bike, and you might even be faster too. That said, you work with what you’ve got at your disposal, right? Commencal¬†is …

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Review: The Shimano Enduro Racepack U4E

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Let me start by saying that details are light on this particular piece. It has not officially hit the street yet. The Singletracks team obtained the sample I have at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo and I got to keep it because I had room in my suitcase. I made room for it by throwing away all …

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Review: Hincapie Soigner Jacket

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Cycling apparel can be split into two different categories: one category of gear will draw wide-eyed stares and will have mothers covering their childrens’ eyes if you wear it anytime you’re off the bike, and the other category will blend into normal, everyday life and serve many purposes.¬†Thankfully, more and more mountain biking gear, such …

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Review: Blackburn Barrier Bags and Outpost Fat Bike Rear Rack

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I could honestly say that I wouldn’t dream of putting bags on my trail bike. My trail bike is all about light weight and agility! That said, my fat bike is a whole other ball game. I find that I can easily extend my Norco Sasquatch’s usefulness as a beast of burden in the forest. …

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