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Pro Review: Best Vest-Style Hydration Pack

Pro Review: Best Vest-Style Hydration Pack

The options for keeping yourself hydrated on the trail are plenty but that can make finding the right hydration setup a bit overwhelming. We let Sonya Looney take her pick of hydration packs to put to the test to see which features and benefits made her top pick for best hydration packs for short to medium mountain bike rides. Read more to see which hydration packs she chose and how they stacked up against each other.

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.

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.
How to Ride BIKE PARK with KIDS

How to Ride BIKE PARK with KIDS

Every parent dreams of ripping singletrack or sending their favorite lines of their local trail system with their kid(s). But hitting the trails with your kiddos isn't quite as simple as the afternoon meetup with some friends. There are many lots of factors to consider in order to make the day fun and successful for everyone. Beth and Ryan of the Loam Ranger YouTube channel have put together this video guide on several tips and tricks for riding the bike park with your kid. Give it a watch so you're ready for bike park season with your little ripper.