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Mr. Pink is the name of this bike by All-City, and it’s a combo of old and new design, blended to form a road bike for the everyman.

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Amazingly light, durable, and useful, a thin sheen of Dyneema Composite Fabrics comprises the entirety of this top-tier pyramid tent. Read on for a full review of the UltaMid 2 by Hyperlite Mountain Gear.

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