I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to play outside at Deer Valley, Utah twice…
Tag: mountain bike
Officially launched earlier this week, Buttermilk is a new women’s mountain apparel brand with technical yet fashionable pieces all designed by athletic women. The company will start with a line of mountain bike apparel, but hopes to expand rapidly from there.
So, it looks like you can actually ditch the pesky front derailleur without having to commit to a 1X setup on your mountain bike. Meet the Vyro AmEn1–this unique crank design combines the advantages of 1x and 2x drivetrains with those of gearboxes.
When on your mountain bike, it’s always tricky approaching hikers or joggers on a trail and alerting them to your presence without majorly startling them. I hate having to yell, “On your left!” as it sounds so abrupt. I would love to ride with the Timber mountain bike bell that gives off a cheerful little ring to let people know you are coming.
With Sea Otter next month and the major European and American bike shows ramping up for the summer, brands are dropping news and hints about the big trends for 2017. As if you don’t already have enough choices to confuse you when buying a new bike, you can expect plus sizes to widen their grip on the industry as well as 1×12 drivetrains, leaving many people to ask if this will finally be the death of the front derailleur.