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: Giro Alpineduro Shoe and Neo Blaze Glove


I have to admit: I’m a sucker when it comes to riding in the cold–as I get older I tolerate the cold less. Getting a fat bike to force myself to get out in the winter was a feat. At Interbike this year, Giro released their new inclement weather gear. On review are the Alpineduro …

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Review: Mavic Crossmax Enduro Shoes


Building on the success of the Alpine XL shoe, Mavic wanted to push its shoe technology to the next level. With input from top riders like Jérôme Clementz and Fabien Barel, Mavic produced the new enduro racing Crossmax Shoe. The Crossmax shoe is the only Enduro shoe of theirs that bears the SSC label (Special …

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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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