BIKES

Review: RSD Wildcat

June 16, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Rubber Side Down isn’t a new brand, but it has quietly built an ever-expanding series of mountain bikes. Previously, those bikes have all been hardtails, but 2017 brings the Wildcat, a full-suspension departure from RSD’s

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Review: Jones Plus

May 25, 2017 Adam Newman 5

For the uninitiated, Jeff Jones has long sought to built the best non-suspended mountain bike in the world, without consideration for trends, gimmicks or nostalgia. His latest model, the Plus, is made in Taiwan from

EQUIPMENT

Review: Giro Switchblade MIPS

May 22, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Zach White The idea of a more protectively versatile helmet isn’t anything new, as Giro points to its debut of the original Switchblade with a removable chin guard in 1998 as an example. Giro’s

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First Impression: Jamis Dragonfly 26+ Pro

May 18, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

The Jamis Dragonfly is a 26plus steel hardtail designed as a women’s-specific bike, featuring a shorter top tube in relation to seat tube, lower standover height, a shorter wheelbase and smaller sizing than its counterpart, the Dragonslayer.

EQUIPMENT

Review: Four different hip packs

May 10, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Fanny packs, hip packs, bum bags. Call them what you want, but these things are making a comeback. Less cumbersome and sweaty than a backpack, more capacity than shoving stuff in pockets, these bags can

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Review: Salsa Woodsmoke 29+ X01

May 8, 2017 Karl Rosengarth 0

“Salsa—you have made some risky decisions before, but this time you have gone too far.” That quip is a sample of the feedback that Salsa received after the Woodsmoke launch. The company’s marketing manager admitted

CONTESTS

Win a pair of Pearl Izumi X-Project ELITE shoes

May 4, 2017 Trina Haynes 1

Contest ended. Congrats to Winner: Lou Stanley of Vancouver WA We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Pearl Izumi has partnered with us to give one winner a pair of X-Project ELITE shoes. Enter to win below.

CONTESTS

Win an Industry Nine EnduroS Wheelset

April 27, 2017 Trina Haynes 1

Contest ended. Congrats to Eric Lanning of S. Mebane, NC! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Industry Nine has partnered with us to give one lucky person an EnduroS Wheelset. Winners