Nonstop on Wheels (NOW) Claims XFlow Is Lightest Mountain Bike Helmet… But It’s Almost Definitely Not

Founded in 2014, Nonstop on Wheels (NOW) is a fairly new brand in the mountain bike industry, but they’re quickly making a name for themselves by claiming at Interbike to have the lightest weight mountain bike helmet on the market. At 300±5g, the NOW XFlow is respectable when it comes to weight, but there are certainly other …

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Watch: 5 Shifting Problems You’ll Have, and How to Solve Them

Are you having problems with your shifting? Your rear derailleur isn’t playing ball and nothing but noise happens when you press your shifter? This is the video for you! From limit screws to cable tension, there are so many ways that your derailleur can mess up and result in imperfect shifting. Here are some of the …

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Mavic’s XA Pro Shorts Provide Superb Comfort in a Lightweight Package – A Review

Unless you only ride park, baggy shorts can start to feel pretty warm during 90-degree mid-summer rides. While you could easily strip down to the bare essentials and rock XC bibs, sometimes a pair of outer shorts is critical. Whether you feel self-conscious in lycra, you’re planning to sit down at a restaurant, or you’re going …

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Mondraker Mountain Bikes Coming to the USA

Spanish mountain bike brand Mondraker is partnering with QARV Imports to bring its line of DH, enduro, Trail, XC, and electric mountain bikes to the USA starting in November. The companies say the bikes will be available at select brick-and-mortar shops, with no mention of online distribution. According to the press release, Mondraker is best known …

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Watch: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Carbon Fiber

  Carbon Fiber manufacturing is a labour intensive process that can produce lightweight, complex frames with many different combinations of attributes desirable for bicycles. What is a carbon Fiber? A Carbon fiber is a long strand of material made from carbon atoms. Thousands of these are spun together to make a yarn, which are then …

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Box Components One Carbon Wheelset Review

Box Components got their start in BMX but over the past few years, they’ve been making waves in mountain biking. You’ve probably seen Box’s drivetrain reviewed on Singletracks. They also offer stems and handlebars, each with Box’s unique flair. More recently, Box started producing carbon fiber wheelsets, which are reviewed here. Specs Externally, the Box One …

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Rocky Mountain’s Little Big Bike – Altitude Carbon 70 Review

Rocky Mountain kindly lent me a brand-new Altitude Carbon 70 for the duration of my stay in Whistler during Crankworx. Over the course of the week, I put 125 miles on the bike while riding singletrack, in the Whistler Bike Park, and beyond. Overview Rocky launched the latest generation of the Altitude earlier this spring. Like …

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