Muir Energy Pouches | $30 per 12 pack
Muir Energy again? Didn’t we just do this a couple weeks ago? Yes. But that was a jar, and these are single-serve pouches—a much more streamlined delivery method when trailside. You’ll also remember that Muir is not in reference to the Sierra Club, and Muir Energy isn’t anti-mountain biking. Now that we have that cleared up, let’s take a look at the pouches. Each is 30 grams, a sizable serving when it comes to fast fuel, and there are 11 different flavors to satiate particular tastes. Muir Energy is all about natural, healthy ingredients and the packs tell you if they are fast-burning fuel or slow-burning fuel, so you know which to eat when.
Shimano Saint PD-M820 | $100
The Saint line is Shimano’s downhill line—although you’ll likely see the group on a fair number of enduro bikes as well. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that these pedals are big, burly and definitely not light. Lightweight pedals shouldn’t be of concern though if you are looking at Saint products. They have a large platform, four height-adjustable pins and, of course, interface with SPD cleats. If you’re looking for strength and grip the Saint’s might be your savior.
Seven Points 1,200mg CBD Tincture | $120
CBD is extracted from industrial hemp, meaning it won’t get you high and it definitely won’t summon the ghost of Jerry Garcia to save you during a sting-operation gone bad. But it does have other beneficial effects that would catch the attention of even Thurgood Jenkins. And it is a tincture, so you can easily fine-tune your dose and it goes to work quickly. Squeeze five to ten drops under your tongue and if you’re like most of the growing number of CBD devotees, you could see benefits ranging from reduced stress to improved sleep, nausea relief and even quickened bone healing. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. It seems like everyday there is new research suggesting how CBD is healthy.
Honey Stinger Cracker N’ Nut Butter Snack Bar | $26 per box
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