The Shimano AM9 is a lightweight, comfortable, enduro style mountain bike shoe, that will take on anything you throw at it. If you liked the original Shimano AM901 I am happy to report they have not changed much in the new Shimano AM902. The updates include a few design tweaks to the toe box, lace … Continue reading Shimano AM9: The Best Enduro MTB Shoes You Never Heard Of!
If you are looking for a progressive bike park in Virginia definitely check out Bryce Resort. They have runs for riders of all skill levels, from beginner friendly tables to full send drops and gaps. Welcome to another episode of Fly to ride. In this video Per and I headed down to Bryce Resort, in … Continue reading Bryce Resort: My favorite Bike Park in Virginia – Fly to Ride Ep 2
Nextie carbon fat bike rims are ridiculously light, durable, and cost less than you think, making them one of the best improvements you can make to your fat bike. There are three things you can do to drastically change, and improve, the way your fat bike handles. Add front suspension, install as dropper seat post, … Continue reading Can fat bikes be nimble? Yes! Nextie carbon fat bike rim review
If you’re looking for a mtb, gravel or cyclocross shoe, this could be a good option. Just watch out for hot spots under the tongue. I bought the Recon 2s to replace my old pair 6 months ago. I typically use this style of shoe on my road bike and singlespeed. However, do to the … Continue reading Specialized Recon 2 (MTB shoes): Look out for hot spots!
If you are mountain biker looking for a light weight, slim and aggressively styled helmet I would seriously consider the Impala. The adjustable visor can now accommodate goggles so this could be a great option for Enduro riders too. It works well for short punchy mtb rides, as well as long days in the saddle. … Continue reading Lazer Impala Mountain Bike & Enduro Helmet
These MTB grips are quickly becoming one of my favorites. There is a ton of thought and technology behind them and it shows! Whether you are an all mountain rider shredding technical trails, or an enduro racer looking for some more comfort and stability on the downhills, these GD1 could be a great match. They … Continue reading Ergon GD1 Evo Factory Grips: All grips are NOT created equal
Whether you ride a hardtail, full suspension or fatbike, climbing can be a fun challenge instead of an aggravation. I have come up with 4 easy tips to improve your technical climbing skills. Out here on the East Coast, my trails are littered with technical little climbs, and I’ve learned to love the challenge. My … Continue reading 4 Easy MTB tips to improve your technical climbing skills
As someone who trains outdoors all year round, these fenders have been amazing. Not only have they lasted a long time, but they are extremely effective at protecting my bike, and keeping me dry when the weather has been less than optimal. They are very easy to install and remove, and are relatively inexpensive making … Continue reading Stop Wetting Yourself! SKS Raceblade Pro XL Fenders
Over the years I have owned many Lazer helmets for road riding and mountain biking. Their slim designs and simple adjustability are the reasons I keep coming back. The Z1 fits right into those criteria, but with one big issue, that crazy cut out in the front! https://youtu.be/QE91vM0I87I Lazer Z1 Road Helmet "That’s a lot … Continue reading Lazer Z1 Road Helmet “That’s a lot of forehead!”
If you are an occasional park rat, or an enduro racer looking for a full face, this could be your answer. The Proframe is lightweight, comfortable and breathable making it ideal for all-day use. https://youtu.be/QTwOeW0o7hE Fox Proframe Helmet [Color: Black] Amazon affiliate links Size Small: https://amzn.to/2VwlrzE Size Medium: https://amzn.to/3toT8j6 Size Large: https://amzn.to/2X65S1L Size XL: https://amzn.to/3tq3Aa5 … Continue reading Fox Proframe Helmet Review – Crash Tested and Approved