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Blister's Women's Mountain Bike Jersey Roundup

Women’s Mountain Bike Bike Jersey Roundup

We’ve rounded up 13 of the women’s MTB jerseys we’ve been using, all of which are designed for hot summer rides and many of which work well off the bike. Check out our roundup to see how they compare and which ones might work well for you.

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David Golay reviews the OneUp Dropper Post V2 for Blister

OneUp Dropper Post V2

OneUp’s V2 Dropper Post has waded into an increasingly crowded field of dropper posts and manages to stand out with several unique features and a more affordable price. We’ve been testing the post for several months now and you can check out our review to see how it compares to the competition.

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Gordon Gianniny reviews the Salomon S/Lab Sense 8 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Salomon S/Lab Sense 8

The Salomon S/Lab Sense 8 is an example of a product that’s designed to do a pretty specific thing, and that does that exceptionally well. But what about using it outside of racing and fast runs? Check out our review.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Salomon Stance 90 for Blister

2020-2021 Salomon Stance 90

New for 20/21, the Salomon Stance 90 is a metal-laminate all-mountain ski with a design that has us excited about its potential versatility. Check out our First Look to see why.

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Blister's Alpine-Touring Binding Shootout: Blister directly compares the Salomon / Atomic Shift MNC 13, Marker Duke PT, CAST Freetour, Marker Kingpin, Fritschi Tecton, Dynafit ST Rotation, G3 ION, and Fritschi Vipec

Deep Dive: Alpine Touring Bindings, 2020

We directly compare several of the current, more downhill-oriented touring bindings, including the Salomon / Atomic Shift MNC 13, Marker Duke PT 16, CAST Freetour, Fritschi Tecton, Marker Kingpin, G3 ION 12, Fritschi Vipec EVO, & Dynafit ST Rotation 10. We also discuss what you tend to gain and give up by going to much lighter touring bindings, and in what scenarios that lighter category might make more sense for you.

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Simon Stewart & Joe Parkin of Buena Vista Bike Company discuss on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast what it's like running a bike shop, mountain biking and COVID-19, & more

Bikes, Bike Shops, & Crack Waffles (Ep. 27)

We sit down with bike-industry veterans Simon Stewart and Joe Parkin to announce their brand-new shop name; talk about what it’s like to own and operate a bike shop in these times; and finally, we discuss Joe’s wildly addictive creation that our editor-in-chief calls, the “Crack Waffle.”

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Dylan Wood reviews the Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa clipless mountain bike shoe for Blister in Gunnison & Crested Butte, Colorado

Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa

Five Ten’s Kestrel Pro Boa clipless mtb shoe combines elements from stiff & light XC shoes and much burlier, hike-friendly options, and the result is a very versatile shoe. Check out our review for more.

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Blister's 2020 Running Short Roundup

Running Shorts Roundup — 2020

Every year we get more and more running short options, from those that could replace your hydration vest to ultra minimal pairs. We’ve rounded up 8 men’s & women’s options that we’ve been using and detail what sets each apart from the others.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Movement Fly Two 115 for Blister

2020-2021 Movement Fly Two 115

Movement’s Fly Two collection is targeted at skiers who like to take a playful approach to the mountain, and their Fly Two 115 in particular has us very excited about its potential to be both playful and stable. Check out our First Look to see why.

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Nurse Sascha Anastas discusses on the Blister Podcast the most responsible and safest ways to recreate in the time of COVID-19

How to Recreate Responsibly in the Time of COVID (Ep. 130)

As a number of locations are beginning to relax travel restrictions and are able to welcome visitors back, we wanted to discuss some important reminders and best practices for recreating responsibly in this time of COVID. We’ve also included some important links in the show notes to this episode that you should check out to ensure that you are up-to-date on state and local ordinances. So give this a listen, and let’s all do our best to do things the right way.

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Dylan Wood reviews the Yeti SB130 for Blister in Gunnison, Colorado.

2020 Yeti SB130

We’ve had more reviewers spending more time on Yeti’s mid-travel 29er, and have updated our review of the SB130.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Majesty Superwolf for Blister

20/21 Majesty Superwolf

Update 5.25.20: we recently got the Superwolf into some truly firm, steep terrain and have updated our thoughts on its performance.

Blister’s Flash Reviews and Deep Dives are produced for Blister members.

To get our comprehensive deep dives and our initial, unfiltered reports on new gear without waiting for our full reviews, become a Blister Member and receive many other services, deals, and discounts.

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Blister's Women's Mountain Bike Jersey Roundup

Women’s Mountain Bike Bike Jersey Roundup

We’ve rounded up 13 of the women’s MTB jerseys we’ve been using, all of which are designed for hot summer rides and many of which work well off the bike. Check out our roundup to see how they compare and which ones might work well for you.

David Golay reviews the OneUp Dropper Post V2 for Blister

OneUp Dropper Post V2

OneUp’s V2 Dropper Post has waded into an increasingly crowded field of dropper posts and manages to stand out with several unique features and a more affordable price. We’ve been testing the post for several months now and you can check out our review to see how it compares to the competition.

Gordon Gianniny reviews the Salomon S/Lab Sense 8 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Salomon S/Lab Sense 8

The Salomon S/Lab Sense 8 is an example of a product that’s designed to do a pretty specific thing, and that does that exceptionally well. But what about using it outside of racing and fast runs? Check out our review.

Luke Koppa reviews the Salomon Stance 90 for Blister

2020-2021 Salomon Stance 90

New for 20/21, the Salomon Stance 90 is a metal-laminate all-mountain ski with a design that has us excited about its potential versatility. Check out our First Look to see why.

ON3P Skis founder & CEO, Scott Andrus, goes on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast to discuss the 2020-2021 ON3P skis lineup, new 2021 ON3P skis, ON3P's 2021 touring skis, & more

ON3P Skis 20/21 Lineup with Scott Andrus (Ep. 102)

We talk to the founder of ON3P Skis, Scott Andrus, about the ON3P lineup for the upcoming season. There is a lot of new and interesting stuff going on at ON3P, and we break quite a bit of news in this conversation. Check it out.

Blister's Alpine-Touring Binding Shootout: Blister directly compares the Salomon / Atomic Shift MNC 13, Marker Duke PT, CAST Freetour, Marker Kingpin, Fritschi Tecton, Dynafit ST Rotation, G3 ION, and Fritschi Vipec

Deep Dive: Alpine Touring Bindings, 2020

We directly compare several of the current, more downhill-oriented touring bindings, including the Salomon / Atomic Shift MNC 13, Marker Duke PT 16, CAST Freetour, Fritschi Tecton, Marker Kingpin, G3 ION 12, Fritschi Vipec EVO, & Dynafit ST Rotation 10. We also discuss what you tend to gain and give up by going to much lighter touring bindings, and in what scenarios that lighter category might make more sense for you.

Simon Stewart & Joe Parkin of Buena Vista Bike Company discuss on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast what it's like running a bike shop, mountain biking and COVID-19, & more

Bikes, Bike Shops, & Crack Waffles (Ep. 27)

We sit down with bike-industry veterans Simon Stewart and Joe Parkin to announce their brand-new shop name; talk about what it’s like to own and operate a bike shop in these times; and finally, we discuss Joe’s wildly addictive creation that our editor-in-chief calls, the “Crack Waffle.”

Dylan Wood reviews the Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa clipless mountain bike shoe for Blister in Gunnison & Crested Butte, Colorado

Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa

Five Ten’s Kestrel Pro Boa clipless mtb shoe combines elements from stiff & light XC shoes and much burlier, hike-friendly options, and the result is a very versatile shoe. Check out our review for more.

Blister's 2020 Running Short Roundup

Running Shorts Roundup — 2020

Every year we get more and more running short options, from those that could replace your hydration vest to ultra minimal pairs. We’ve rounded up 8 men’s & women’s options that we’ve been using and detail what sets each apart from the others.

Luke Koppa reviews the Movement Fly Two 115 for Blister

2020-2021 Movement Fly Two 115

Movement’s Fly Two collection is targeted at skiers who like to take a playful approach to the mountain, and their Fly Two 115 in particular has us very excited about its potential to be both playful and stable. Check out our First Look to see why.