First look: 1Up USA Quik Rack

December 31, 2014 Adam Newman 0

Hailing from southwest Wisconsin, 1Up USA’s products represent some of the same qualities that its Midwestern roots are known for: understated, hard work. There’s nothing flashy or glamorous about the 1Up rack, it is broad-shouldered and


Review: Uvex Quatro Pro helmet

December 8, 2014 Jon Pratt 0

This is the second Uvex helmet I’ve had, and I’m really sold on their design. For me the fit is dialed, the enclosure system is simple and dependable, and helmet doesn’t look stupid on my


Review: Giro New Road Thermal Tights

December 5, 2014 Mike Cushionbury 0

Don’t let the inclusion of the word ”Road” fool you into thinking these (or Giro’s entire New Road clothing line) are dedicated to skinny tire pavement riders. A great pair of winter tights is a


Review: Answer Rove FR Pedals

December 4, 2014 Jon Pratt 0

For the past month I’ve been running Answer’s Rove FR pedals on all my bikes. Swapping between a fatty, full suspension, dirt jumper and gravel grinder. That’s just how I roll. The Roves are solid.


Review: Fabric Scoop saddle and grips

October 16, 2014 Adam Newman 0

Fabric is a new brand woven from the folks at Charge Bikes and the Cycling Sports Group. With the goal of creating a whole line of high-quality parts and accessories, it has started with touch


First Impression: Bell Super 2R

September 29, 2014 Adam Newman 0

Modern all-mountain bikes are really redefining what is possible with a single bike: controlled singletrack climbing and all-out downhill performance. With the machines pushing boundaries, riders are looking for versatile protection that remains comfortable up