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Our website is absolutely chocked full of bikes, components, apparel, and accessories. We've created the Jenson Blog as a tool for cyclists to learn all about the ins-and-outs of the bike world. Use our guides, how-to's, and reviews to navigate the immense options of bike parts or just a bit of two-wheeled entertainment.

GEAR UP GUIDE: FOX FLEXAIR MOUNTAIN BIKE APPAREL

GEAR UP GUIDE: FOX FLEXAIR MOUNTAIN BIKE APPAREL

Have you ever looked at all the mountain bike apparel options out there and thought, "I don't even know where to begin?" That's totally understandable. There are a myriad of options out there. Even just within a single brand the number of options to choose from can be overwhelming, so we reached out to Fox Racing and asked them to help us craft some simple guides to show off the awesome features of their wide range of MTB apparel, and identify the key types of riders who would match up with their various apparel offerings. In these videos join Fox's own, Mark Finely, as he takes you on a quick tour of the Fox Flexair lineup of MTB apparel and shares the details and features that make these riding kit perfect for all-day riding.

Remy Metailler & Friends Ride Opening Day at Whistler Bike Park

Remy Metailler & Friends Ride Opening Day at Whistler Bike Park

The weekend is over and for many of us that means getting back to the grind. Well, we want to work to make your Monday's just a bit more awesome and to carry you through to the next weekend. Thanks to Remy Metailler for helping make that dream a reality by dropping to epic YouTube clips from opening weekend at Whistler Bike Park where he followed Chris Karver Kovarik and Matthew Tongue down some of the best trails that Whistler has to offer. Head into our blog to watch both videos!

DAKINE - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE GLOVES

DAKINE - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE GLOVES

When it comes to contact points, every rider has their personal preferences. Dakine gets this, and offers a range of gloves to suit everyone's needs. Whether you're looking for that minimalist fit for ultimate bar control or the utmost in protection from trail obstacles, there's a glove to match your demands. Dakine put together this quick guide to help you find the perfect glove for what the ride ahead requires. Dakine MTB Marketing Manager, Gabe Schroder walks you through what to look for in features, fit, and protection from a few of Dakine's best selling gloves.

DAKINE - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE KNEEPADS

DAKINE - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE KNEEPADS

Protecting your knees while mountain biking used to mean riding with big, bulky pads that were hot and uncomfortable. These days, brands like Dakine have a wide offering of pads that are custom tailored for specific riders and disciplines to perfectly match your needs. Dakine set out to simplify the shopping experience to help you find the best choice of knee pads from their Slayer lineup. Join Gabe Schroder from Dakine and watch this video to see all the features and styles of the Slayer knee protection they offer and add them to your gear bag of essentials for whatever riding lies ahead of you.

DAKINE - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE HIP PACK

DAKINE - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE HIP PACK

When it comes to carrying your ride essentials, tools, and snacks, there are several hip pack options to choose from. Dakine wanted to help you navigate the best fit for your needs from their very popular line of Hot Lap hip packs. Join Gabe Schroder from Dakine to see all the features and sizes of these low profile bags that will let you carry exactly what you need for a hot lap at your local trails.
Busy Moms (and People): Save Time, Ride More

Busy Moms (and People): Save Time, Ride More

Every parent understands the challenge of trying to be a present parent, spending time with your partner if you have one, trying to get work done (especially during this pandemic!), and taking care of yourself. For many, taking care of oneself comes last on the list, but what if it didn’t have to? Self-care comes in many forms, but chances are, if you are reading this, one of your favorite forms of self-care is riding your bike! The tug-o-war of competing priorities can be overwhelming, but there are ways to create a little more time to ride. Read more...