Scott MTB Comp Shoe Review


Mountain biking is expensive. We all know this. The thing is, I hate the idea of having to pay hundreds of dollars for a pair of simple mountain bike shoes. Many top-end shoes cost $300 or more, which some people consider to be too much for a complete mountain bike. I thought, “there has to be a …

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45NRTH Launches 3 New Extreme Cold Weather Cycling Boots: Japanther, Updated Wolvehammer, and Wolfgar

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Fat biking has grown quickly, but it seems like apparel and other related gear has been slow to keep up with the extreme conditions these new bikes are built to handle. 45NRTH is one of the few companies that’s leading the way in offering mountain biking gear built to withstand extremely cold weather, and this …

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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: Northwave Extreme Tech MTB Plus Shoes


Interbike is a lot like a gentleman’s club for three reasons. First of all, it’s in Las Vegas. Second, there’s lots to look at, but you’re usually not supposed to put your hands on anything. Most importantly, it is considered rude to ask about weights, date of manufacture, and “street price.” I broke all those …

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On Review: Shimano SH-M200 Enduro Shoe and Unzen 4 Enduro Hydration Pack

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I attended a Shimano presentation at Outdoor Demo this year to get the scoop on their newest enduro shoes and packs. I walked away with a brand-new pair of enduro shoes and an enduro hydration pack (which I handed off to Jim) to review. SH-M200 Shoe The SH-M200 shoe is the top of Shimano’s new …

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Review: Giro Jacket Mid Shoes


I have long been a clipless pedals guy. In fact, I cannot remember the last time I rode with anything else–maybe 15 years ago when I used a Wal-Mart bike to commute around my small town. So, after reading a plethora of articles in various biking magazines about the merits of flats over clipless pedals …

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Review: Shimano SH-XC90 Shoe

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Shimano’s SH-XC90 shoe is their top-of-the-line cross country racing shoe. But even if you don’t race at all, you can still love these shoes to death! Read on about my raceless experiences in these racing shoes. Specs The Shimano SH-XC90 shoes weigh in at a ridiculously-light reported weight of 627 grams (size 40) for the pair, or …

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