From mtb to cyclocross, fixies to road bikes, we review the greatest new bike gear.
Adapt or Die: How Local Bike Shops are Evolving to Stay Alive
You might buy your next bike in a bar, the back of a van, or someone’s living room. How bike shops are evolving to remain relevant.
Turkey Dogs in Moab: An Unconventional Thanksgiving Outdoors
If you haven’t planned Thanksgiving, I highly recommend giving yourself a pass. Last year, instead of sitting around stuffing our faces with stuffing, we rode our bikes in the desert.
Layoffs, Store Closings ‘Inevitable’ as Performance Bicycle Owner Files Bankruptcy
Advanced Sports Enterprises, parent company behind Performance Bicycle and others, confirmed layoffs and store closings as it enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring.
This ‘Smart’ Bike Helmet Has a Bluetooth Speaker & Automatic Light
London-based Flare hopes to set the bike world on fire with its eponymously named smart helmet. Packed with enhanced electronics, it promises to improve safety by reducing rider distractions and increasing visibility.
Beastly Beauty: Maloja’s Pretty MTB Apparel Performs
Maloja, a German activewear brand, is making inroads in the United States by adding some Euro spunk to a black sea of spandex.
Free Gear Fridays: Showers Pass Refuge Waterproof Jacket
This week, one lucky winner will receive a waterproof Refuge Jacket from Showers Pass! Whether commuting by bike, skiing the slopes, or hiking your favorite pass, the Refuge hardshell jacket is packed with features to handle the most inclement weather.
Chrome Launches ‘Most Comfortable’ Commuter Backpack
Ribbed, knit-woven shoulder straps and a ‘sculpted’ foam back panel provide more backpacking-style comfort than Chrome’s typical urban-rugged packs.
Watch: Longest Continuous Bike Ride Attempt on Fixed Gear
One Montreal-based DJ buys a bike on a whim to go for the longest continuous bike ride record. With little to no experience, watch him ride a single-speed in the Canadian Arctic as he reaches his goal of more than 11,000 miles.
Why I Still Love My 2x Mountain Bike
With 2x drivetrains going the way of the dodo, it seems obvious that a single chainring is better. But in the quest for simplicity, bike manufacturers may be throwing the baby out with the bathwater, argues our writer.
Red Bull Rampage 2018: Daredevil ‘Guinea Pigs’ Break Ground on New Runs
A GearJunkie editor headed to the competition venue to learn about the bravery and bravado that is the Red Bull Rampage mountain bike competition.
Free Gear Fridays: Adventure Travel Kit Giveaway With Velomacchi
Here at GJ, we test a lot of gear. We are fortunate to test cutting-edge new products. Now, we want to give you the chance to win some gear too.
Full Assembly Required: THESIS Aims to Shake Up Bike Industry
Buy a bike online with a suite of customization options, then assemble it from the ground up after delivery. THESIS claims to save customers thousands of dollars and reimagines the future of local bike shops.
Is This Pivoting Bike Fork the Future of Front Suspensions?
The Message is a revolutionary pivoting front fork that aims to give mountain bikers better cornering, easier setup, and improved performance on all terrain.
How to Watch Red Bull Rampage 2018 Mountain Biking Live!
The 13th edition of the greatest show in mountain biking happens this week. Red Bull Rampage 2018 will be live broadcast on Red Bull TV this Thursday and Friday. Don’t miss a moment of the action!
Pedal, Rest, Repeat: Rapha Launches Sleep System for Bikepackers
From bike bibs to sleeping bags, Rapha expands to keep cyclists comfortable from the starting line to the campsite.
Arapahoe Basin Plans Mountain Bike Trails, Via Ferrata in Summer Push
Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort in Colorado released plans to expand its summertime activities. It recently proposed a new via ferrata and mountain bike trails on the mountain.
Mountain Bike Recall: Canyon Finds Defect in 820 Bicycles
Chainstays can crack, leading to ‘rear wheel detachment and loss of control.’
Red Bull Rampage Changes Venues: 2018 Course Preview
One of the gnarliest mountain biking events in the world, Red Bull Rampage sees athletes hucking massive drops. For 2018, the event sees its first venue change in 17 years.