Pearl Izumi Pro vs. Attack vs. Expidition Bibs/Shorts (Reviewed and Explained)

Travis GneitingApparel, Bikes, Reviews

Pearl Izumi makes some of the best bicycling bibs in the cycling industry. They offer a wide variety of options temperatures and budgets. I have been personally riding in Pearl Izumi bibs and shorts for over a decade and have many miles logged and offered an honest and unbias opinion on what I like and don’t like as well as where I think the value is worth spending your money. …

Ultimate Guide to Orange Seal Tubeless Tire Sealant: Review and Comparison

Travis GneitingBikes

Intro Hey there, fellow mountain biker! Get ready for an in-depth review of Orange Seal tire sealant that’s tailored just for you. We all know how crucial it is to have a dependable tubeless tire sealant for a ride that’s smooth and worry-free, no matter the terrain. Orange Seal has got you covered with a range of sealants designed to meet your specific needs. In this review, we’ll dive into …

Silca Chisela Wahoo, Garmin, GoPro Titanium Bicycle Bar Mount Review

Travis GneitingBikes, First Look

If you use a computer on your bike like a Garmin or Wahoo, you usually get one plastic mount to attach the computer to your bike. They aren’t the most eye-pleasing, and what if you have multiple bikes? One option is to purchase a separate computer mount that looks different and offers more functionality, and better computer placement on the bike. A good option for this is the Chisela Computer …

How to Remove Mountain Bike Tire Inserts

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If you aren’t familiar with CushCore or other tire inserts for mountain bikes they offer protection from flat tires when writing in rough and rocky terrain. They work by providing a soft cushion between the impact the tire and the rim they offer protection for your rims as well as stiffen up the sidewalls of the tires. They only add a small amount of rolling weight to the tires and …

Flyer E-Bike Review

Travis GneitingBikes, Reviews

You are here because you are interested in buying an e-bike.  There are many different kinds of eBikes how do you know if this is the right one for you? You want a good value, an e-bike that is quality built, without breaking the bank.  I have spent the last couple of months personally testing the Flyer M880 e-bike. This comprehensive review will help you determine if the Flyer e-bike …

Magicshine Monteer 8000 Bike Light Review

Magicshine Monteer 8000S V2.0 Bike Light Review

Travis GneitingBikes, Lights, Reviews

This is the absolute brightest light I have ever used to mountain bike, and I couldn’t recommend a better bike light than the MagicShine Monteer 8000s.  There are many considerations to take when purchasing a bike light.  Will you be riding on or off-road, or maybe both? Will you be riding in traffic with other vehicles or cyclists? Do you plan to mount the light to your helmet or handlebars? …

MAGPED Pedal Review

Travis GneitingBikes, Reviews

The idea is simple, clip into your bike without the commitment of falling over if you can’t get out using magnets. I’ve been riding clipless pedals as well as flat pedals for over 20 years. This is my first experience with magnetic pedals, and I think they are perfect for someone not ready to commit to clipless pedals but want the added benefit of being connected to the bike. Being …

Velo New Road Bike Seat – Angel Revo

Travis GneitingBikes, First Look

Velo one of the world’s largest bike seat manufacturers just released a new Nitrogen Infused saddle. Why does this matter? It is twofold. Nitrogen infusion into foam offers better comfort and performance and second is a better manufacturing process than other foam production methods. I have been riding the Velo Angel TT as my main road bike saddle for the last few years. These photos show a comparison between the …

MagicShine SEEMEE 150 and 200 V2.0 Cycling Headlights and Tailights

Travis GneitingBikes, First Look, Lights, Reviews

Magicshine has a few new lights coming out for cycling at night. These are geared towards being seen on the road as opposed to being able to see. The SEEMEE 150 offers a super small form factor that fits in your pocket. They attach quickly to the front and rear of your bike and offer a way to be seen from in front and from behind. Version 2.0 of the …

Smith Bobcat & Wildcat Sunglasses

Smith Optics Wildcat vs. Bobcat Sunglasses In-depth Comparison & Review

Travis GneitingBikes, First Look, Reviews

Are you trying to find out what the difference is between the new Smith Bobcat sunglasses vs the popular Smith Wildcat sunglasses? From a distance, the two sunglasses from Smith Optics both look like large oversized cycling sunglasses for road biking or mountain biking. They both offer a large face and eye protection as well as rubber contact points to prevent slipping, and interchangeable lenses, they even come with the …