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A truck full of bikes and double fisting hydration? Pat's happy.
A truck full of bikes and double fisting hydration? Pat's happy.
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Pat Donahue

Senior Review Editor


Pat is the former Senior Mountain Bike Editor at OutdoorGearLab. He is currently the co-owner of Over The Edge bike shop in South Lake Tahoe, CA. He grew up in the wet woods of New England and earned his Bachelor's Degree at Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont. While he has been riding bikes in the woods his whole life, Pat’s mountain bike obsession really took off in 2003. Since then, he has worked in the bicycle industry for approximately eight years. He has extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines ranging from gravity-fed enduro and downhill riding to epic full-day rides and evenings at the dirt jumps.

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Best Full Face Bike Helmet of 2022

Best Full Face Bike Helmet of 2022

Need a new full-face bike helmet? We tested 15 of the best models on the market. We put these helmets through our thorough testing process and ranked them on a set of predetermined...
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 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...
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...
WTB Vigilante 2.5 & 2.6
Top Pick

WTB Vigilante 2.5 & 2.6

A ripping front tire that delivers aggressive performance. Cornering abilities are on-point, the casing is tough, and traction in mixed and loose conditions is outstanding.
OneUp Components Aluminum
Best Buy

OneUp Components Aluminum

These pedals deliver an extremely impressive blend of performance and price. With an insane amount of grip, a large platform, thin profile, and a quality finish at a reasonable price, they...
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 Tailgate Pad of 2022

Best Tailgate Pad of 2022

We researched the best tailgate pads on the market prior to purchasing six of the most intriguing options for testing. We spent months loading and unloading bicycles on these pads to suss...
Best Dropper Post of 2022

Best Dropper Post of 2022

Are you searching for the best dropper seatpost for your mountain bike? We researched nearly every model on the market before buying 12 to test and compare side by side. Our test team rode...
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...
10 Best Mountain Bikes of 2022

10 Best Mountain Bikes of 2022

We're always searching for the best new mountain bikes. After researching the latest and greatest models on the market, we buy the most intriguing options and put them through our rigorous...
Best Trail Mountain Bikes of 2022

Best Trail Mountain Bikes of 2022

In the market for a new mountain bike for trail riding? After researching the best models on the market, we bought the most compelling options to test and compare for this review. Read on...
Best Fat Bikes

Best Fat Bikes

In the market for a fat bike and not sure which is the right model for you? We're here to help! We researched the best affordable models on the market before choosing a selection of 6 to...
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