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These are the items we wish we had when we first started mountain biking. You don’t need a fancy kit to enjoy the sport, just a few reliable pieces to get the job done.

Trek X-Caliber 8

Aluminum hardtail for new riders or NICA athletes. Learn more.

$1,199.99

G-Form Pro-X2 Knee Pads

Save 15% Off Non-Sale Items (US only) with Code singletracks15. Learn more.

$59.99

Fox Ranger Cargo Shorts

Technical shorts with detachable liner and mountain bike chamois.

$84.95

Leatt 2.0 DBX Helmet

Lightweight plus it includes rotational impact protection for under $100. (MIPS version?)

$49.98   MSRP: $99.99

Fox Ranger Glove

Skip the gel/half finger/velco gloves and start with this comfortable pair.

$24.95

Bike Tool Kit

Basic tool kit for most home bike repairs.

$39.99   MSRP: $79.99

ZOIC Navaeh Short

Women-specific spandex liner with cycling pad provides targeted, supportive cushioning.

$69.95

CamelBak Podium Flow Belt

Comfortable and roomy enough for short 1-2 hour rides. Learn more.

$45.00

Santa Cruz Hightower (2017)

Find a great deal on a high-end, certified pre-owned bike from the Pro’s Closet. Learn more.

$2,406.99

Sport Mechanic Repair Stand

Inexpensive repair stand. Learn more.

$157.50

Five Ten Freerider

A classic flat pedal shoe with lots of grip! Learn more.

$80.00   MSRP: $100.00

GoPro HERO7 Silver

Analyze all the lines and improve your riding.

$199.99

Handup Socks

Do yourself a favor and wear wicking technical socks when you ride.

$12.00

Stan’s NoTubes Tubeless System

Every ride will be better without flats. Learn more.

$63.95

Saris Bones 3-Bike Rack

The reasonably priced rack features a classic design and works with most vehicles.

$151.47   MSRP: $179.99

Marin Nail Trail 6 29

29″ trail hardtail, currently on sale for $840.

$839.99   MSRP: $1,299.99

Ride Concepts Livewire

A comfortable women’s shoe for a wide variety of riding. Learn more.

$80.00   MSRP: $100.00

Shimano PD-M530 Pedals

Ready to transition from flats to clipless? Learn more.

$54.99   MSRP: $55.00

Boeshield T9 Liquid

Don’t make the noob mistake of using WD-40 on your chain. Learn more.

$3.59   MSRP: $4.00

Endura Hummvee Lite II

These shorts include a removable chamois liner at an affordable price.

$69.97   MSRP: $99.99

Topeak Mini 20 Pro Multitool

You may not know how to use all the tools yet, but pack one of these and you’ll be a pro in no time.

$39.95

Big Blue Book of Bicycling Repair

How to fix it all.

$29.95

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