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Jeremy Benson
Jeremy Benson

Jeremy Benson

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Jeremy Benson is the Senior Mountain Bike Review Editor at OutdoorGearLab. Jeremy has lived in North Lake Tahoe for 18 years and currently resides in Truckee, CA. A New England native, Benson earned his Bachelor's degree at Saint Michael's College in northern Vermont where he became obsessed with both skiing and mountain biking. He is an obsessive mountain biker and racer with a mild addiction to Strava and self-inflicted pain. He enjoys long climbs to reap the gravity-fueled reward of the descents and is especially tough on and critical of mountain biking gear. In the winter months, he can be found backcountry skiing throughout the mountains of the great state of California on two planks or driving down to lower elevations to shred dirt on two wheels. Jeremy is the author two books, Mountain Bike Tahoe and Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes: California, both published by Mountaineers Books in 2017.

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Best Mountain Bike Knee Pads of 2022

Best Mountain Bike Knee Pads of 2022

Are you searching for a fresh set of mountain bike knee pads? Our team of testers performed extensive research on almost every pair on the market before purchasing 14 to test and compare...
Best Cycling Sunglasses of 2022

Best Cycling Sunglasses of 2022

In the market for a new pair of cycling sunglasses? We researched forty of the best sunglasses and bought our fifteen favorites for side-by-side testing.
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...
Patagonia Dirt Roamer
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Patagonia Dirt Roamer

The updated version of these popular minimalist shorts has a revised fit, improved closure and adjustment system, a new pocket layout, a more durable feeling fabric, and is an improvement...
Best Mountain Bike Tires

Best Mountain Bike Tires

Mountain bike tires have the ability to make or break the most dialed bicycle. We researched nearly every tire on the market prior to purchasing 25 of the most intriguing for side-by-side...
Best Ski Goggles of 2022

Best Ski Goggles of 2022

If you're still skiing in your warped and scratched goggles that should have been retired 10 years ago, this is a great time to explore the newest models available. We researched over 100...
WTB Trail Boss 2.4 & 2.6
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WTB Trail Boss 2.4 & 2.6

We feel this is a well-rounded rear tire option that works well as a rear tire when paired with something a little more aggressive in the front.
Best Mountain Bike Shoes of 2022

Best Mountain Bike Shoes of 2022

Looking for the best clipless mountain bike shoes to suit your riding style and budget? We researched the top models on the market before selecting 18 to test and compare side by side...
Best Mountain Bike Hip Pack of 2022

Best Mountain Bike Hip Pack of 2022

Are you searching for the best mountain bike hip pack? We tested ten of the most intriguing packs on the market, putting them through our ultra-thorough testing process to identify the...
Best Mountain Bike Helmets of 2022

Best Mountain Bike Helmets of 2022

Searching for a new mountain bike helmet? We researched the top models on the market and then picked 22 to test and compare side-by-side. We rode in each helmet for hundreds of miles and...
Best Bike Work Stand of 2022

Best Bike Work Stand of 2022

Whether you're an avid rider or an aspiring home mechanic, a quality bike work stand is an essential piece of equipment for everything from routine maintenance to major repairs. We tested...
Best Treadmills of 2022

Best Treadmills of 2022

Are you in the market for a new treadmill? We researched the best models on the market before buying 8 to test and compare side-by-side. For months, we tested each model while examining...
Best Mountain Bikes Under $2500

Best Mountain Bikes Under $2500

Are you looking for a new mountain bike that costs $2500 or less? We researched the best budget-friendly full suspension mountain bikes on the market before purchasing seven models to test...
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