Author: Nick Janssen

Review: Sidi SD15 MTB Shoes
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Review: Sidi SD15 MTB Shoes

The Sidi SD15 Shoes are great for hiking off the bike with their flexible sole and aggressive tread pattern, but were they stiff enough to be efficient in pedaling power […]

Jones Plus Review: Different by Design
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Jones Plus Review: Different by Design

Many riders are interested in the unique looking bikes Jeff Jones and crew produce in Oregon. Jones Bikes makes only rigid models that are designed to roll on larger-than-usual tires. I was intrigued since I […]

27.5 x 3 inch tires from WTB and Maxxis, with a 29 x 3 inch tire from Surly in the background.
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Plus Bikes: 27.5+ vs 29+

Which is the better plus bike for my application? What are the differences between 27.5+ and 29+ bikes? In this article, I hope to answer these questions as I share […]

Review: Chumba Cycles Ursa
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Review: Chumba Cycles Ursa

Chumba Cycles USA is a company with a 20 year heritage, known in prior years for national championship winning downhill racing designs produced by Ted Tanouye and his crew. These days, Chumba […]

First Look: Defiant Pack Bikepacking Bags
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First Look: Defiant Pack Bikepacking Bags

Defiant Pack is a small company of bicycle enthusiasts that design, sew, test, and offer a variety of bikepacking bag products made in Carbondale, CO. The brand began as UpSki in 2012, building bags for use in wind mountaineering […]