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First Look: 2015 Intense Carbine 29 Factory Issue

Intense have made some small changes to their bikes for 2015, one highlight was their new more affordable Tracer for under $3000, but before we get to that, lets have a quick look at their super sexy, no expense spared Carbine 29 Factory Issue. This bike looked simply incredible in the flesh, if you cannot Read more…

First Look: The new Transition Patrol with new GiddyUp Link

Transition are well known for their hardcore, rider developed bikes, with the emphasis always firmly on fun, shredding and performance. For 2015 they have revised their entire lineup, the popular Covert is gone and has been replaced with the Scout, Patrol, and Smuggler. We took the big hitting Patrol out for a quick tear around Read more…

Interbike: Shred’s new Short Stack Helmet with NOSHOCK

If there was an award for the most simple, but also effective demonstration of a new technology, then the winner would surely be Shred, with their NOSHOCK foam. Shred had a range of impact absorbing materials from rival manufacturers arranged on their booth, and encouraged visitors to drop a ball-bearing onto the foams from different Read more…

First Look: Jamis 150mm Dakar AMT Pro

Jamis has been making bikes since 1979, but is perhaps not a brand that synonymous with all-mountain bikes, especially over in Europe. However, Jamis is keen to change that and have revised their 2014 Dakar range, with a revised specification the new 2015 Dakar AMT is a hard hitting 150mm, 27.5 inch bike that looks Read more…

Interbike: Sombrio Is Back In Business for 2015

Sombrio is back on the market after being away. Bought in the past year by Sugoi, who started as a mountain bike clothing company, they have new excitement in the office and are ready to get some great looking gear out to their loyal fans. With a look that’s been slightly toned down from their Read more…

Redesigned 2015 Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Clothing

Pearl Izumi, now part of the Shimano family of cycling equipment, has completely redesigned their mountain bike clothing line. Even if you purchased Pearl clothing last year, you might want to give it another look. Frankly, we were a bit disappointed with a pair of shorts from last summer, and only worn for a year. Read more…

First Look: Replay XD PrimeX HD Camera

As we explored the hidden corners of Interbike, we chanced upon a product that really caught our attention, the Replay XD PrimeX HD Camera. When it comes to POV cameras, of course one name is king, but there are a number of other brands on the market which are really worthy of consideration. With an Read more…

Find “I Love Enduro” Stickers at Interbike Vendor Booths

Interbike in Las Vegas, Nevada is an annual pastime. Go each year, see what’s new, and do some partying. Maybe sit by the pool after the show, when you’re too tired to do anything else. We are in Vegas and talking to the coolest brands out there, trying to get our hands on the best Read more…

Interbike: New 2015 Leatt Protective Gear

We talked with Leatt today at Interbike in Las Vegas. They’ve certainly been known for their neck braces for a number of years, but are expanding in a big way with second generations of protective gear. Full face helmets, riding packs and various levels of elbow and knee pads. Take a look and find some Read more…

First Look: Park Tools save our sanity with the IR-1 Cable Guide

Among the endless rows of exotic and fantastically expensive bikes at Interbike, we chanced upon a really great inexpensive product, one that could literally save the sanity of the home mechanic. With most bikes now running internal cabling, anyone who has faced the dreaded task of replacing cables will have certainly started full of confidence, Read more…