Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Effetto Mariposa

Small details matter in mountain bike racing. Racers spend countless hours training their bodies, tweaking their bikes, scrutinizing the course, line selection, tire selection, tire pressure, race strategy, nutrition, on and on. Small details can make all the difference between … Continue reading

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Rotor QX1 review

                 

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ENVE MTB Wheel Review

ENVE composites makes some of the most sought after carbon road and mountain bike wheels and components in the bike industry. Unlike their competitors, who predominantly outsource manufacturing to China, all ENVE carbon rims are made in the USA at … Continue reading

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Race Day Nutrition

Note: This post is cross-posted on the Sport Tracks blog at sporttracks.mobi. In the middle of spring semester of my sophomore year of college, I signed up for a nearby half-iron distance triathlon held the weekend after final exams.  I … Continue reading

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Gear Review: De Soto Sport – T1 First Wave Wetsuit

After a full season of racing with De Soto triathlon apparel and three first out of the water performances, here are my thoughts on the T1 First Wave wetsuit…

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Gear Review: OPEN O-1.0 Hardtail 29er

I jumped on the Cervelo bandwagon rather early in the game, buying their “Dual” aluminum tri bike in 2004.  It was by far the best value for the coin, with the best adjustability and the most confidence-inspiring geometry on the … Continue reading

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