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Luke Koppa and Dylan Wood review the Rossignol Mandate for Blister

Flash Review — Rossignol Mandate

The Rossignol Mandate is a killer value in terms of parts spec, but is the frame up to it? Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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David Golay reviews the Kavenz VHP 16 for Blister

Flash Review — Kavenz VHP 16

We've started spending time on the Kavenz VHP 16. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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David Golay reviews the Pivot Firebird for Blister

Flash Review — Pivot Firebird

We've started spending time on the new Pivot Firebird, and it feels like a big Enduro bike first and foremost, but a notably efficient, fairly nimble one. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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David Golay reviews the 2023 Santa Cruz Hightower for Blister

Flash Review — 2023 Santa Cruz Hightower

We've been spending time on the new 2023 Santa Cruz Hightower. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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David Golay reviews the Sage Flow Motion for Blister

Flash Review — Sage Flow Motion

We've started spending time on the new Sage Flow Motion, and it's a very interesting combination of being quite playful and still fairly stable and capable in bigger terrain.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Salomon S/LAB MTN Summit for Blister

22/23 Salomon S/LAB MTN Summit

Update 5.31.22: Here are some new thoughts on the S/Lab MTN Summit's fit, uphill performance, downhill performance, and how it pairs with the ZipFit GFT liner.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Ferreol Pionnier 104 for Blister

22/23 Ferreol Pionnier 104

Here are some of our initial on-snow impressions of the Ferreol Pionnier 104, a made-in-Quebec touring ski.

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David Golay reviews the new 2023 RockShox fork and shock lineup for Blister

Flash Review — 2023 RockShox ZEB and Super Deluxe

We’ve been riding RockShox’s new ZEB and Super Deluxe, and so far they’re a significant improvement over the outgoing versions. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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Sascha Anastas reviews the Dynastar E-Pro 99 for Blister

22/23 Dynastar E-Pro 99

Here are some of our initial on-snow impressions of the women's Dynastar E-Pro 99, after skiing two lengths.

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David Golay reviews the Orbea Rallon for Blister

Flash Review — 2022 Orbea Rallon

We've started spending time on the new Orbea Rallon Enduro bike, and our early impressions are quite positive. Check out our Flash Review for our initial thoughts.

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David Golay reviews the Rocky Mountain Element for Blister

Flash Review — 2022 Rocky Mountain Element

"Longer" and "slacker" might be the go-to buzzwords for modern bike releases, but the Rocky Mountain Element made a way bigger jump than most — while still staying true to its XC roots, too — and the results are very interesting. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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Dylan Wood reviews the Niner Jet 9 RDO for Blister

Flash Review – 2022 Niner Jet 9 RDO

We've had a handful of rides on the Niner Jet 9 RDO. Check out our initial impressions.

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Kristin Sinnott reviews the Head Kore 97 W for Blister

22/23 Head Kore 97 W

Here are some of our thoughts so far on the women's Kore 97 W.

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Dylan Wood reviews the Faction Mana 2 for Blister

22/23 Faction Mana 2

Here are some of our initial on-snow impressions of the 102mm-wide Mana 2, which is the replacement for the Candide 2.0.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Majesty Superpatrol for Blister

22/23 Majesty Superpatrol

Majesty's new touring ski, the Superpatrol, has some pretty interesting design elements, and we just got our first day on it. Check out our initial impressions.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Blizzard Hustle 10 for Blister

22/23 Blizzard Hustle 10

We've been skiing Blizzard's new "lightweight freeride" skis, the Hustle series — check out our thoughts so far on the Hustle 10.

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Luke Koppa reviews the K2 Mindbender 108Ti for Blister

22/23 K2 Mindbender 108Ti

Here are some of our initial thoughts on the revised Mindbender 108Ti, how it compares to the previous version, and new Mindbender 99Ti.

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David Golay Reviews the 2022 Santa Cruz Megatower for Blister

Flash Review — 2023 Santa Cruz Megatower

We've started spending time on the brand-new Santa Cruz Megatower. Check out our first impressions.

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Paul Forward reviews the Tecnica Zero G Peak Carbon for Blister

22/23 Tecnica Zero G Peak Carbon

Reviewer Paul Forward has been spending time in Tecnica's new 1000-g touring boot — here are some of his initial thoughts.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Line Blade Optic 92 for Blister

22/23 Line Blade Optic 92

Here are our thoughts so far on the narrowest, cheapest, and lightest ski in Line's new Blade Optic lineup.

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