Hincapie Kessel Bibshort Review

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The Hincapie Kessel Bibshort is a dedicated pair of XC bibs with features that cross-country shredders can appreciate. The main short body is composed of several moisture-wicking lycra panels that conform to the body. Some of the panels in less-revealing spots are a sturdy stretch mesh for maximum breathability. The upper straps are fully mesh as well. …

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Mavic Crossride Elite Shoes (2016) – A Long Term Review Turned Short

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The French brand Mavic jumped on the enduro bandwagon long before many US brands decided it was a thing, and has been creating and selling enduro-specific shoes for years. With that in mind, I decided to review a set of their enduro kicks–the Crossride Elites–figuring these would be the perfect shoes for some challenging mountain biking I …

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Pactimo Women’s Apex Jersey Review

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Pactimo Clothing has traditionally focused on custom cycling attire, such as team kits. They also offer a variety of cool jerseys made-to-order, including their state series and Jerseys for a Cause, which benefits a particular organization or cause each time someone buys a jersey. But Pactimo also offers a catalog of standard apparel, and now, …

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Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol Review

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The Trail Pistol is the newest offering from Denver-based Guerrilla Gravity, which fills the gap nicely between their relatively new Pedalhead hardtail, and their staple shredder Megatrail, which I reviewed last year. It is an affordable mid-travel handmade aluminum bike with adjustable geometry engineered for the vast majority of riders on almost any terrain. Frame Features …

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