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Feedback Sports Digital Chain Gauge
$80 / feedbacksports.com
What’s the best way to destroy your Gucci-expensive crankset and cassette? Keep running your worn-out chain. Is it time to change your chain? Feedback Sports’ new gauge makes answering that question dead simple: If the digital display reads 0.8 millimeters or more, it’s time to rip that sucker off your bike and transform it into a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift.
Swobo Short Sleeve 753 Jersey
$100 / swobo.com
Swobo mated Merino wool to synthetic threads to create a jersey that marries the best attributes of both materials. The end result, according to Swobo? Fantastic moisture wicking, temperature control, funk-management and comfort.
Ryders Shore Goggles $50 / ryderseyewear.com Ryders Eyewear turned to the likes of Jay Hoots and Shaums March when they designed the Shore. The collaboration paid off with a goggle that boasts mountain biking-specific air intakes, a shatterproof double lens that’s less prone to fogging and a flexible, slim-profile frame that better fits full-face mountain-bike [...]
Big Agnes Sleeping Giant
$80 / bigagnes.com
Whether you’re camping in the mountains or just crashing on your buddy’s floor, Big Agnes’ Sleeping Giant adds that extra layer of comfort and warmth to your air mattress. The Sleeping Giant’s “memory foam” molds to the curves of your body, bringing a bit of luxury to otherwise Spartan sleeping arrangements. Close your eyes long enough and the silky-smooth exterior might make you think you’re in a five-star hotel.
Source: Scott Sports Months of rumors regarding which team Brendan Fairclough would end up on have finally been put to bed. Scott Sports recently announced that Fairclough has been signed to the Scott11 team. Fairclough is widely recognized as one of the most well-rounded riders on the DH circuit with a unique style that has [...]
Blackburn Toolmanator-16 $45 / blackburndesign.com “Another multi-tool?” you ask. Hell yeah. At least if it comes to the party packing 17 tragedy flouting functions, including a friggin’ shock pump. Crazy, eh? Despite being loaded with all manner of repair goodness, the Toolmanator-3 is surprisingly compact, with a frame crafted out of a single hunk of [...]
The ‘From the Inside Out’ DVD + BluRay combo packs have left the DVD factory and are enroute to shops. To celebrate this, The 2ndBase Films guys released this trailer from their trip to Fernie to film. The digital download will be live on 20+ iTunes stores this week. Premiere events for are taking place [...]
Fox Team riders Cam McCaul and Anthony Messere throwing down at AT’s Showdown.
From Chromag: “Wink has been riding for Chromag for two years now, and has spent the last few months putting in work for this video part. It’s called “About Time” because it’s about time he put out a proper web edit. Wink has a unique riding style and a unique approach to filming, hope you [...]
$90 / renthalcycling.com
Renthal has gained quite the reputation in the moto world for making durable, high-quality parts designed, developed and manufactured at its facilities in Stockport, England. The company’s Fatbars come in at 780-millimeters wide (with cut lines down to 680-millimeters) and three different rises. The 38-millimeter rise versions, shown here, weigh in at a respectable 365 grams (claimed).
Shifted is a new mountain bike film created by Matt Butterworth and Eric Marciniak that will be released online in the Spring of 2012.