Spring Mountain Bike Essentials from Diamondback, Crank Brothers, POC

When you’re ramping up the miles, you need products that will last the entire bike season – or hopefully longer! Check out these hardtails and fresh products at Competitive Cyclist and get ready for a new season of riding.

Diamondback Sync’R 29 Carbon Mountain Bike


This carbon hardtail has a 140mm Fox 34 fork and is ready for any trail. Of course, singletrack is preferred.

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Specialized Butcher Grid Gravity T9


Popping with lugs in all the right places, the Specialized Butcher T9 is a sweet tread for most gravity riding conditions, and there’s a lighter Grid Trail version for trails that don’t require the thicker casing. If you enjoy how the top Minion DHF models roll this one shouldn’t disappoint.

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Crank Brothers Candy 7 Exclusive Pedals


Oil slick is (still) so hot right now. These pedals feature an easy clip-in design and are built to last.

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Yeti Cycles ARC Carbon C2 GX Eagle Mountain Bike


This 29-inch hardtail comes with a 130mm Fox 34 fork and progressive geometry for having fun on the trails.

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Troy Lee Designs Ace 2.0 Gloves


A lightweight summer glove with flair. Men’s and women’s styles available.

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Oury Grip V2 Lock-On Grips


The latest OURY V2 grips have a single lock-on clamp to tighten them in place, rather than the fussier, heavier dual ring system of yore.

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POC Kortal Helmet


This trail and enduro helmet has serious ventilation and extended rear coverage. A MIPS version is also available.

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Patagonia Dirt Roamer Bike Short


This short offers good coverage and is made of material that is lightweight and flowy, much like riding some fast, sweet singletrack. Men’s and women’s styles available.

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Backcountry Mid Mountain 2L Hip Pack


This handy hip pack lets you carry your ride essentials plus two water bottles.

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Skratch Labs Sport Hydration Drink Mix


A simple sports drink with less sugar, plenty of the necessary electrolytes, and real fruit.

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Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit Pack Pliers


What’s the element that nearly every multi-tool lacks, and every rider eventually needs? Chainlink pliers, which are included in this compact toolset along with all the other bits you need.

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Muc-Off 8-in-1 Bicycle Cleaning Kit


Keep your biggest investment clean to save on major repairs in the long run.

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