Hey! Do you get MOREWOOD?

Whats really in a name? Well, get up close to a Morewood and you’ll know understand. I think most of you will agree, these bikes look pretty damn hot. Morewood bikes are no-nonsense machines from South Africa that were well thought out before being thrashed around, and then thought over again before going into production. …

New Camelbak Antidote Reservoir & Octane LR

Every year I’m excited to visit the Camelbak booth because it seems like there’s always something new and this year was no exception. The Camelbak hydration system has been around for more than 20 years but it’s been a while since the venerable blue bladder has seen a major update. Camelbak’s newest bladder, the Antidote, …

Spank Tools for Superheros

Hi everyone. Well one of the first stops for me this year at Interbike was a visit with a friend of mine Lance Tueller, the Importer of Spank / iXS / and Morewood bikes. This year Spank went and spent a ton of time developing and improving an already impressive line-up of components. Basically the …

New GPS Watch from Timex

Here’s a quick one for the GPS geeks like me out there. For 2011 Timex is introducing its first GPS-enabled Ironman watch, the Global Trainer, and it’s chock full of features. Beyond the typical GPS functions you’d expect speed, time, distance, elevation the Timex Global Trainer is ANT+ compatible with dozens of third party heart …

Cool Stuff from Hydrapak

Although we haven’t had a chance to get hand-on with the hydration packs from Hydrapak yet, we got to snap a few pics and learn a little more about the goods. Unlike other hydration bladders we’ve seen, the Hydrapak bladders are completely open on one end, making them easy to fill and clean. We’re told …

Moots Mooto X YBB Soft Tail Mountain Bike

Ive always been a fan of Moots bikes for a number of reasons: theyre from Colorado, the frames are titanium, and theyre generally built for speed on the XC trail. But the Moots Mooto X YBB 29er caught my eye for another reason: its a soft tail mountain bike. For the uninitiated, a soft tail …

Pivot Mach 5.7 Mountain Bike Review

On my trip from Durango to Moab my buddy Nate rode a Pivot Mach 5 and LOVED it so I decided to see what the fuss was about. I knew from Nates bike that the Mach 5 was lightweight for a 5-inch travel bike and that it climbed well thanks to the DW-link suspension design. …

Point-to-Point Mountain Bike Trip Logistics

To me, the most stressful part of planning our recent Durango to Moab hut-to-hut trip was figuring out the transportation logistics. During the trip itself things would be simple – pedal our bikes from one hut to the next – and the San Juan Hut Systems had all the instructions we needed. Getting to the …