Osprey Moki Kids Hydration Pack Review

If you’re taking your little ripper on the trail with you, it’s important to kit them out in gear that will actually work well and fit them properly.¬†Unlike some other kid-specific gear, the Osprey Moki is a full-featured pack cut to the size of a kid, and not a stripped down version of a pack …

Ritchey Vector EVO Streem Saddle Review

The perfect mate to the WCS Trail seatpost is the Ritchey Vector EVO Streem saddle. Coming in at a scant 175g, this minimalistic saddle will make any weight weenie proud. Putting things in perspective, the Vector EVO Streem is 278mm long and 132mm wide, with a relatively flat top profile. This makes it easy to …

Ritchey WCS Carbon Trail Post Review

Take something simple we largely ignore, then re-think it, and maximize it to the highest degree. Now let’s talk about the seat post. Most saddle-to-post junctions use a set of metal or carbon rails. This is nothing¬†new, it has been around forever and a day. Many attempts to make a single rail system have been …

5 Key Tips to Reducing Recovery Times After Breaking a Bone

So you did what I did. That or you just have a morbid fascination with broken body parts. Breaking a bone really sucks. It impacts a rider in so many ways. For one thing, your regular routine is ruined. Your Strava times are going to suck when you get back, and you are going to …

News: RockShox Announces New Lyrik and Yari Forks

The writing was on the wall with the introduction of the present Pike fork. Well, RockShox announced their totally revamped Lyrik and all-new Yari forks today! The new Lyrik sports a 35mm chassis and is designed to be stiffer than a Pike but in a longer travel fork. Not only is the new Lyrik stiffer, …

Review: Blackburn Barrier Bags and Outpost Fat Bike Rear Rack

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. …

Review: CycleOps PowerSync Trainer

Having reviewed CycleOps products before, I was looking forward to reviewing the new PowerSync trainer… even if I’m not generally a fan of being stuck indoors for a long time. But still, trainers are designed to keep us in shape so we can ride better, right? The frame of the PowerSync trainer can be best …