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Endura Humvee Flat Pedal Shoe Review

Endura has established itself in the MTB apparel arena and has become a staple for riders that embrace baggy shorts. I’ve worn a pair of 3/4 length Endura Humvee manpree pants that might be twenty years old. This spring, while walking the aisles at Sea Otter, I spied a pair of shoes I just HAD […]

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Gorewear Trail Collection

Gorewear announced their Trail Collection last Spring and a couple of our crew have been wearing some of the components during recess*. Jeff Price recently reviewed the TrailKPR Gloves. Back in May, we published a report about how much I’ve been enjoying the Lupra Jacket. Today, we’re back with a review of what I’d call […]

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2022 Sea Otter Bike Expo (Part 2)

We’re back with part 2 of our coverage of the 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental. Let’s get right back to the parade of cool bike schwag. Our friends from Corvus Cycles made the trip down the coast to Sea Otter to show their wares. I got to ride the new Ti […]

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2022 Sea Otter Classic Bike Expo (Part 1)

The 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental was last week. Racers, fans, and our favorite brands gathered at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey California! I walked the aisles of the expo to bring you the latest and greatest products coming to the US market from all of the best companies. It […]

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Neos Navigator Overboots Field Test

Just before the pandemic, I was up in Alaska and I got the opportunity to ride out to the Knick Glacier with Christina Grande from Alaska Bike Adventures. During the ride, Christina wore a pair of Neos overboots with some running shoes inside. It was a cold ride. Cold enough for expedition weight pogies. We […]

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Shimano SH-XC9 S-PHYRE Cycling Shoe

I recently replaced my favorite clipless riding shoes after discovering how much they had deformed over the years. I read an article about how worn cleats could cause knee issues and after looking into it further with some advice from a couple of friends that are bike fitters, I bought a pair of disco silver […]

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CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of comfortable shoes and drove down to Schaumburg, Illinois to explore the aisles of the CABDA show. CABDA isn’t open to […]

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Endura Hummvee Waterproof Socks II by Greg Gentle

Press Release: Endura Water Proof Sock II Endura is famous for their shorts. But they also make some of the best foul weather gear on the planet to keep riders warm and dry.  Endura’s recent addition to the Hummvee collection is the Water Proof Sock II.  Hummvee Waterproof II sock Highlights: 3 Layer construction for […]

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Bontrager Avert Adventure Shoe by Greg Gentle

Bontrager Avert Adventure Shoe Bontrager has followed up on last season’s popular GRX Gravel Shoe with the Avert Adventure Shoe, an all new addition to their casual, all-rounder footwear line. Available in Trek Black and Sandstone, the $174.99 Avert features: Durable, weather resistant, and breathable CORDURA® and suede upper construction for all-day, everyday useHigh-traction reverse […]

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Bontrager Adventure Wear Preview by Greg Gentle

Many of us are feeling trapped amidst growing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Whether you’re under a complete Stay-At-Home Directive, or a simply observing sensible social distance guidelines, this whole experience is pushing our capacity to stay positive.  Under normal circumstances this time of year I seek inspiration from the Spring classics like Strada-Bianche, […]

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45NRTH Introduces Updated Winter Cycling Boots

45NRTH has announced updates to its Wölvhammer and Wølfgar boots just in time for winter weather. Here’s the full news release from our friends at 45NRTH. Wölvhammer Wölvhammer has been redesigned from the sole up to deliver more functionality and warmth—all while weighing in as the lightest Wölvhammer we’ve ever made. The new Wölvhammer is designed for […]

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Product Spotlights: 45nrth Ragnarok boots and Torvald Jacket

  The seasons are changing, and 45nrth, recently released their new transition season gear. Included in this new transition gear are the Rangarok Reflective boots and Torvald Jacket. The Ragnarok Reflective Boots: The Ragnarok  Reflective Boots are designed to endure the cool and wet weather, that comes with the seasons shifting into fall. These water-resistant, moisture […]

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Lake MXZ 400 Out of the Box

A pair of Lake MXZ 400 boots, size 50 recently arrived on my doorstep. Many fat bikers are familiar with their MXZ 300 line (the current version is the MXZ 303) because it has been the go to winter cycling boot for as long as I can remember (well over a decade now). The MXZ […]

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Bontrager Apparel Product Spotlight: by K8

The Bontrager Old Man Winter Shoe: Very well thought out winter riding shoe. Retail $299.99 – OMW Shoe A high-performance inForm Tundra last fit opens up the toe box for thicker socks. Water resistant main zipper with 2-strap hook and loop closure system Vibram outsole for sure-footed traction and long-wearing durability Fleece-lined, removable inner bootie with 200g […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – Keen Neve Polar Boots – Outdoor Research Foray Jacket – Surly Wool Jersey

  This is the first installment of Gnome-Proof Gear (GPG). GPG will feature gear that any/all of our testing staff have used and abused and came out shining. The products that we’ll feature will earn the GPG – seal of approval, which means that they’ve gone through a full season of rides, campouts, bonfires, and adventures. Some of […]

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NRS Workboot Wetshoe

  Sven and I have had a long running search for the ultimate shoe for riding on the beach. Once the weather gets above freezing and we enter the spring beach season, getting your feet wet, is an inevitable part of almost every beach ride. Swollen creeks and blustery waves will eventually  submerge your boots or […]

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Tread Threads First Look : Sock Guy

Hey good Fat-Bike friends! Tis the season for stuffing your stocking, or how about stocking your stockings with stockings?! As you can see all of the holiday music piping through every speaker in the land has clearly been getting to my head. Minneapolis is currently lacking in our signature winter weather (it’s been dry and […]

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Bontrager Ride Gear – The test begins

  Editor’s Note : Winnebago County Super Model and Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot Scott Peterson will be testing an array of technical cycling garments from our amigos at Bontrager. This is his introduction to the new Bontrager cycling wardrobe that he’ll be sporting through the worst El Niño since ’97, according to my facebook friends and […]

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Socks that Rock by Handlebar Mustache

Our Apparel Editor, Natalia (Gigante) Mendez, set me up with three pair of snazzy new socks from Handlebar Mustache and I’m here to provide you a complete report on this dynamic new player in the cycling hosiery game. I don’t know about you, but I like my socks to make a bold statement to contrast the eternal blackness […]

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If the Sock Fits….wear it!

By:  Andrea Cohen I am a sock connoisseur. Socks are important, good ones are essential for comfort and style. I go out of my way to try out new socks all the time. So I was stoked when a package from Gomez arrived at World of Bikes containing two pairs of socks from Fits. One […]

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0 to 60 with the Lake MX145 Shoes

  Last December I spoke with some friends over at Lake Cycling about their new shoe that was quietly released, the MX145, about reviewing a set. I’m not one for big heavy boots when I ride and have had little interest in the past of such models. I’d sooner freeze my toes off, stuffing my […]

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DIY Winter Flat Soled Boots

Eric is a 34-year old fat-bike, x country, downhill cyclist and hails from Val-d’Or north west of Quebec Canada He contacted us with a nifty mod he did to a pair of Sorel boots to give him soles like his favorite summer flats! He wanted me to correct grammar but if you think like a French Canadian […]

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