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SOC18: Reynolds Blacklabel trail wheels get wider 347 & 349 versions

As tires get wider, so do the rims. That seems to be the motivation behind Reynolds’ newest wheelset which replaces their current trail line up. The …

Carbon

Wilier Turbine spools up disc brake Tri & TT bike, unique break-down aero bar

The new Wilier Turbine has an overall form that you could be forgiven for saying looks familiar. But a unique detachable, break-down aero base bar is …

Triathlete

SOC18: Microshift XCD derailleur plays nice w/ Shimano, Drop bar shifters also operate droppers

Microshift might not be the first brand you think about when it comes to drivetrains, but they’re continually launching products that may change …

Adventure Travel

SOC18: Surly honors the 1×1 with new Lowside 26+ Single Speed

Ever since the early days of Surly, the 1×1 has held a special place in their line up. As Surly’s first frame, the 1×1 Rat Rod opened a lot of doors …

Customers

100copies stamps up Just Skidding fixie art print

Here’s the latest from graphic artist Thomas Yang’s 100Copies series. Returning back to representing the bike after some time away – although not a …

Art

The Build Cycle Podcast #042 – The Col Collective’s Mike Cotty

What if you actually have your dream job, but that “what if” kept meeting you around every new corner? That’s what The Col Collective founder Mike …

Employment

Review: Bombing trail on Cube’s affordable EWS-ready Stereo 150 29er

Yesterday we detailed Cube’s move to 29″ wheels on the new Stereo 150 29, built for their Enduro World Series team. Previewing the surprisingly …

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: American Fork Canyon, Utah

Photo submitted by reader Mike, who won a pair of DeFeet socks by watching the Bikerumor Friday Yard Sale. Be sure to watch it every Friday – you …

Photos

SOC18: K-Edge x Wahoo BOLT debuted aerodynamic out-front mount, TT version coming

The new Wahoo BOLT Aero Mount by K-Edge takes the aerodynamic claims made by the GPS cycling computer brand and extends that to the Boise, ID, made …

Cycling

Suspension Tech: Dialing in & saving settings with mobile & web apps

Back in February Quarq expanded smart suspension tuning with their ShockWiz gadgets and a new mobile app. Then as RockShox updated forks, a new …

Apps

SOC18: New Wicked Fat Chance tackles enduro, Yo Eddy gets Single Speed option

Always one of the more visible brands since their triumphant return, Fat Chance was even more visible this Sea Otter with a new bright red bike. …

Mountain Biking

SOC18: Lezyne unveils Year 12 products w/ new tools, pumps, cages, mounts, more

Now in their 12th year of making innovative tools and accessories, Lezyne has a bigger catalog than ever. Originally, Lezyne had planned on just …

Multi-tools

SOC18: Litespeed Unicoi softail ti mountain bike revived; new Nolichuky trail bike

Litespeed has brought back their Unicoi model as a lightweight, short travel soft tail using a dual spring design hidden inside the frame. For more …

Mountain Biking

SOC18: Noble Bikes re-launch along with new Flat Mount 180 brake standard

After a bit of a hiatus, Noble Bikes used Sea Otter 2018 to re-launch the brand with gravel, cross, and even a full suspension mountain bike. That …

Mountain Biking

SOC18: Prototype gravel, XC & enduro tires from IRC, Hutchinson and Panaracer

The new IRC Boken dropped a “k” from the name since we first saw the prototype at Interbike, but now it’s officially in the lineup in 700×36 and …

Mountain Biking

SOC18: FSA goes WideR for mountain bike wheels, converts prior models for gravel

FSA’s mountain bike wheels now have categories – AGX for Adventure, Gravel and Cyclocross; and WideR for mountain bikes of all types. The AGX line …

Cyclo-cross

Cube Stereo 150 29 race-ready carbon enduro mountain bike hits the trail

Last season we started seeing 29ers being gravity tested more, then gradually being debuted out of both the Enduro World Series and World Cup …

Downhill Skiing

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Adventures With Grom…

Photo submitted by Kerry Waldman, “Grom slaying one of her personal dragons, the creek crossing on our local trail. The first go at it on our last …

Photos

SOC18: New Mavic XA35 Pro Carbon mountain bike wheels, tan sidewall gravel tires & more!

Mavic introduced their first full carbon mountain bike wheels in 2016 as the XA Pro, which had 26mm internal widths and used an asymmetric profile. …

Elasticity

SOC18: Atomik Carbon DH35 adds downhill strength w/ FoamCore Technology

When Atomik Carbon launched their fat bike and plus bike wheels, they wanted to build a carbon rim that was strong but still had good ride qualities. …

Roads

SOC18: Enduro Bearings upgrades SRAM Eagle, DUB with ceramic bearing options

Enduro Bearings has added their own take on ceramic bearing pulley upgrades for the SRAM Eagle group. They start with an alloy center for stiffness, …

Stainless Steel

SOC18: Veer Belt Drive works on any bicycle frame…by cutting the belt

The one major constraint to using a belt drive on a bicycle is that the frame needs a break somewhere on the driveside rear triangle to allow the …

Stainless Steel

Dahon GB-1 packs up full size 650b folding gravel bike ready for travel

The folding bike specialists at Dahon are mostly known for building small wheel, compact commuter bikes, but their new GB-1 breaks that mold. The new …

Lineup

SOC18: Alchemist RR2 adds new angle on hub engagement for 1240g XC carbon wheels

Italian wheel brand Alchemist Bicycles debuted their XC/Marathon RR wheels in 2014 as a mostly symmetric but still unique set of carbon-rimmed …

Carbon

#Vanlife: Comparing 2019 Winnebago Revel Sprinter 4×4 and Travato adventure vans

The Winnebago Revel 4×4 debuted last fall as the RV brand’s answer to an off-road capable adventure van, and they say it’s been insanely popular. …

RVs

Unno Ever superlight limited edition carbon downhill bike gets a World Cup DH debut

Over the weekend at the opening Lošinj downhill World Cup, Spanish handbuilt carbon mountain bike maker Unno officially race-christened their super …

Prototypes

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Bengo River Crossing, Angola

Photo submitted by Mike Chilton, “here’s a photo of our mountain bike group (LMFAO – Luanda Mountain Bikers From All Over) crossing the Bengo River a …

Photos

SOC18: New mountain bike grips (and a glove) from ODI, VP and Lizard Skins

Lizard Skins’ latest mountain bike grips are the complex shaped Charger Evo, which come in slide-on and lock-on versions, including a slide-on with a …

Mountain Biking

SOC18: Argon18 Dark Matter gravel bike helps you find the dirt particles

Last fall, Argon18 introduced the Krypton endurance road bike, which they called their “most engineered bike ever”, and was a departure from their …

Particles

Strava adds new mobile Relative Effort training metric for premium members

Strava has searched for ways both to quantify athlete efforts across different disciplines and to offer a higher level of training data analysis to …

Marathons