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Curtis Smith

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Curtis lives in South Lake Tahoe, CA, with his wife Lindsay and their dog Penny. He races for the Bikes Plus/Sierra Nevada team in road, mountain, and cyclocross. Recent accomplishments include a 1st place overall finish in the Sierra Cup Northern California Nevada Regional Championship XC Mountain Bike Series. His favorite things include Bikes, Coffee, Family (not necessarily in that order).

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Best Frame Pump of 2022

Best Frame Pump of 2022

When you find yourself way out in the boondocks with a flat, the right mini or frame pump will save the day. We tested 16 of the best options on the market.
Best Bike Computer of 2022

Best Bike Computer of 2022

Looking for the best bike computer on the market? We tested the most compelling cycling computers available today to find out which are best for training, navigation, tracking, or just...
The Best Bike Racks of 2022

The Best Bike Racks of 2022

Are you in need of a new rack to transport your beloved bicycles? We spent years researching the most compelling bike racks on the market and purchased 25 of the most intriguing options to...
Best Bike Trainers of 2022

Best Bike Trainers of 2022

Looking for the best bike trainer available today? We bought the top trainers available today and put them to the test. Read on as we go through
Best Mountain Bike Shorts of 2022

Best Mountain Bike Shorts of 2022

It can be tricky to navigate the world of mountain bike apparel. Our team of mountain bike experts tested 16 of the best shorts on the market to help you find the pair that best meets your...
Choosing the Right Bike Rack for Your Car

Choosing the Right Bike Rack for Your Car

With loads of options available, selecting a bike rack can be a daunting task. We have done the work for you, by wrapping up the most comprehensive comparative review available. Regardless...
Allen Deluxe 2-Bike Trunk Carrier
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Allen Deluxe 2-Bike Trunk Carrier

For the price-conscious consumer, this is one of the most affordable racks on the market. The classic trunk-mount design holds bikes by the frame and is less versatile than other options...
Brooks Cambium C15

Brooks Cambium C15

Bridging the gap between classic Brooks saddles and more modern designs and materials, this model provides a unique design and feel.
WTB High Tail Pro

WTB High Tail Pro

An enduro-specific saddle designed to prevent tire-to-saddle contact on long-travel bikes.
How to Choose a Mini or Frame Pump

How to Choose a Mini or Frame Pump

Choosing a pump to meet your portable inflation needs can be arduous process due to the dizzying number of options available from dozens of manufacturers. Prices are all over the map and...
POC Octal Aero

POC Octal Aero

A poorly ventilated and awkwardly shaped aerodynamic helmet that cheats the wind, but pays the price with poor performance in other categories.
Smith Overtake MIPS

Smith Overtake MIPS

This helmet is well-built and quite comfortable but lacks ventilation in part due to its unique materials and design.
Allen Deluxe 4-Bike Hitch Carrier

Allen Deluxe 4-Bike Hitch Carrier

The Allen Deluxe 4 is an affordable arm style mount. It has no security features and it holds the bike via direct contact with the frame, making it a poor choice for those with expensive...
How to Choose Mountain Bike Shorts for Men

How to Choose Mountain Bike Shorts for Men

What is the best mountain bike short out there? We tested several different shorts from the top brands in our Best Mountain Bike Short Review and discovered some important things you...
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