Gear Editor Ryan Palmer loves flow trails as much as anyone else, but lives for the kind of techy, natural singletrack he grew up riding on the East Coast. The only passion that Palmer has had longer than riding mountain bikes is working on them.
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A Merino jersey for practically any day
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A new kind of weapon from Orbea
More than a knee warmer, but not by much
A better way to seal the deal
A classic take on the modern hardtail
Rocky's new Altitude reaches new heights
SRAM's strongest stoppers go on a diet
Looks like a moto, rides like a bike
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