GORE® C5 All Mountain Shorts

Travis Gneiting Apparel, Review, Reviews

I have been riding the Gore Wear all mountain short about 10 times over the last month. They are a unique style not commonly seen in the states with a long slender Euro cut to them, and a high waist ut took some getting use to. An all mountain biking short from a name like Gore, you know is going …

XX2i Brazil1 Polarized Sunglasses Review

Travis Gneiting Review, Reviews

We had a chance to try out the Brazil Matt Tortoise sunglasses with polarized lens from XX2i recently and wanted to share our take on this classic design. XX2i offers some really great glasses at a great value. They are miles a head of the cheap gas station sunglasses you buy, but are paying the huge premium for some of …

New Hydro Flask 10 oz Wine Tumbler and 25 oz Bottle

Travis Gneiting First Look, Review

There is not much to complain about when it comes to a Hydro Flask bottles. The vacuum sealed bottle keeps the elements out while keeping the beverages consistent. Recently Hydro Flask released a new 10 oz tumbler cup slightly different from their 10 oz Rocks cup.  The new tumbler resembles a classic wine glass tumbler.  The new wine tumbler takes …

Five Ten – Freerider Pro Mountain Bike Shoe Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, Review

The newly designed Freerider Pro mountain bike shoe built upon the popular Five Ten Freerider with an upgraded look and a few feature changes. Few shoes are as popular or as seen on the trail as the Five Ten Freeriders, and now we have even more options!  The Pro’s come in a new handful of colors like Night Navy, EQT Blue, …

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AbsoluteBlack Oval Chainring – Real World Use – Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, Review

I am going to take a little different approach on this article on the AbsoluteBlack oval chainrings.  There are hundreds of articles and videos online that talk about the gains of an oval chainring. They make claims or arguments about how the peddling efficiency in +/- or that Wattage is improved.  There are scientific explanations behind the design of oval …

Elite Custom Rack Water Bottle Cages and Bottles

Travis Gneiting Review

We were long overdue for an upgraded hydration system for our road bike.  We don’t race, and as you can tell by the pump attached to the frame aren’t real sticklers for weight.  I wasn’t going to shell out $80 for a water bottle cage to safe a few grams.  All I cared about was something that looked better than …