Mondraker’s flagship enduro bike, the Foxy, has 150mm of bump eating suspension. Some of the guys at Squatch are using this machine to conquer the almighty Pisgah. Except, she can’t be tamed, no matter how fancy the carbon. Check it out in person at Squatch Bikes and Brews.



6D Helmet’s ATB-1T is the world’s first 3/4 coverage helmet with Omni Directional Suspension (ODS) technology. An engineering masterpiece, the ATB-1T has been painstakingly crafted to deliver all of the exceptional benefits of ODS into a more effective protective device.





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Backcountry Research makes a number of accessories to strap your essentials to your bike instead of in a pack. Let the bike carry the weight; your back will thank you. These little units fit tubes, levers, multitools, etc. The best way to stuff a beer coozie and strap it down is with the Backcountry Research Race Strap.







The Scarab features one of the widest profile platforms available with a true concave shape. A thin profile and chamfered corners maximize clearance. Their proprietary extrusion and machined design provides an ultra thin true-concave profile that is only 13mm at platform center. Custom traction pins are made of hardened steel and feature two height options via the removable washer. A shear line reduces pedal damage when the pins are struck. Each pedal features 40 placement options for the ultimate customization.



Made from synthetic leather uppers, Shimano’s SH-AM9 shoes are durable and repel the elements. They naturally keep water rolling off so you can stay dry, but feature laser cut perforations to boost breathability. They use a quick lace system that’s easy to slide on and off, and feature a large, hook-and-loop lace cover to keep your instep and laces protected from trail debris.


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