Mountain Biking

Oct 112013

Suunto Ambit - GPS Equipped Watches For Athletes And Outdoors Explorers

Suunto’s Ambit series are targeted to outdoors sports lovers. The wristwatch computers features a wide array of specs being able to support you in virtually any situation. We have full GPS integration for tracking and route navigation, track elevation, barometer, chronograph, pedometer, odometer, altimeter, thermometer, digital compass, water and sock resistance, storm alerts and full access to the Suunto Apps Store where you can download dedicated sports apps – also check the Suunto Core models we featured a while ago.

The Suunto Ambit series is available in three main versions: Suunto Ambit conceived for outdoors explorers, Suunto Ambit2 targeted to explorers and athletes and Suunto Ambit2 S build mainly for athletes (this model also includes a HRM – Heart Rate Monitor belt). Each of the three models comes in a handful of flavors featuring various color combinations and functions specific to it’s target audience.

$269+ | BUY NOW


Jun 152013

The Mountain Monk - The Folding Mountain Bike Designed To Be Carried As A Regular Backpack

Built in the same spirit as the Mantague Paratrooper Folding Bike, the Mountain Monk allows easy storage and easy back transportation where the terrain does not allow you to ride it.

The bike system ingeniously folds and transforms into a compact backpack which allows mountaineers to climb, walk and hike their way and freely use their both hands for other activities. The Mountain Monk not only speeds your downhill, built also pretects your health from knee, hips, shoulders and other muscle injuries.
While walking downhill, our joints have to cope with several times the amount of our own weight – the legs have to slow down the downhill movement of the body with every step. And everybody knows the consequences: tired muscles and aching knees. Walking safely is not guaranteed anymore.[…] Studies show that 67% of all mountaineers have knee troubles, followed by injured ankles, hips, shoulders or even damages to the spinal column. Taking the “Bergmönch” with you, solves these problems, as you wheel downhill, taking care of your joints.” [extracted from the Mountain Monk press-release].

Let me hear your comments below. What are your thoughts in regards of the Mountain Monk foldable bike concept? Would you use one for your downhills or you’d prefer walking your way down when mountaineering?

$1,499 | BUY NOW – US Market
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May 042013

The Paratroper - The Rugged Tactical Folding Mountain Bike by Montague

The Paratrooper is a tough, rugged and cool military mountain bike that folds and un-folds in seconds without any tools required. With a daily range of around 75 miles while loaded with 75 pounds of gear, the Paratrooper is useful choice for ground forces, airborne troops, law enforcement teams as well as for civilian use.

Designed for easy transportation and space efficiency, the Montague mountain bike comes prepared to help you move quickly, on long distances in different types of terrain. Apart the 24-speed Shimano shifters and the heavy-duty double cage aluminum pedals, the Paratrooper parts are regular bike components which allow servicing and maintaining in any bike shop.

$899 | BUY NOW


Apr 302013

Teva Pivot Clipless Mountain Bike Shoes Black , Light Grey With Red Borders

The Teva Pivot Clipless Shoe is a nice piece of biking equipment for the mountain biker in you.
Born from the partnership between the shoe manufacturer Teva and world class free-ride mountain biker Jeff Lenosky, the Pivot Clipless Shoe was designed to help mountain bikers ease their ascent and support them through the full pedaling motion. Here are some of their features/specs:

  • Compatible with major 2-bolt attachment systems
  • Quick adjustments can be made while it is attached to the pedal
  • Nice look (on and off the bike)
  • Hook strap designed to keep your laces away from the chain
  • The Spider365 Rubber outsole offers great grip in any kind of environments
  • Composite midsole plate for pedaling efficiency and walk-ability

If you’re seriously into mountain biking, you should stop by a minute and take a closer look at Teva Pivot Clipless Shoes. They’ve got positive reviews online, and their price is pretty decent considering these are very niche-targeted sport shoes.

$150 | BUY NOW
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