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The Lazer Jackal MIPS Helmet is Fit for Action

The Lazer Jackal MIPS Helmet is Fit for Action

Written by Carlos Interone, on Mar 03, 2021

Lazer isn't usually the first name people think of when considering a mountain bike helmet, having been a major player in the road and cyclocross market for years. Recent mountain bike helmets from the Belgian company have changed that lately, culminating in an impressive range of MTB-centric helmets. The latest...
GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE CONTENDER BICYCLES NORDIC JERSEY

GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE CONTENDER BICYCLES NORDIC JERSEY

Written by Carlos Interone, on Mar 03, 2021

A pandemic won’t stop the holiday season, but it certainly makes it tougher on our most vulnerable communities. In the spirit of giving this holiday season, we’ve chosen to donate to Candy Cane Corner hosted by The Road Home. We designed the Contender Nordic Jersey with a holiday theme in mind both...
Review: Introducing the New Giro Helios Spherical Helmet

Review: Introducing the New Giro Helios Spherical Helmet

Written by Carlos Interone, on Mar 03, 2021

We're big fans of the Giro Aether road helmet. The inclusion of their Spherical technology made for a road helmet that was light, safe, and breathed exceptionally. If there was anything the Aether couldn't do, it was the price. Not so with the all-new Giro Helios helmet. With cutting-edge technology...
BEN MCINTOSH, THE MIND BEHIND THE NEW CONTENDER FIVE CANYONS SWEATSHIRT AND CLASSIC TEE

BEN MCINTOSH, THE MIND BEHIND THE NEW CONTENDER FIVE CANYONS SWEATSHIRT AND CLASSIC TEE

Written by Carlos Interone, on Mar 03, 2021

The people at Contender Bicycles know bicycles. Bikes are the common thread that tie us together. We try to have some of the best salespeople and mechanics in the business but we’re more than just bike nerds. The Contender Bicycles crew is made of all kinds of people from all...
Tiger Stripes, Knuckle Tats, and New Contender MTB Jerseys and Gloves

Tiger Stripes, Knuckle Tats, and New Contender MTB Jerseys and Gloves

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

As much as we love all of the apparel we carry at Contender Bicycles, there are times where we feel we can do it a little better. With our own imprint of style and hopefully a touch of panache, our goal is to make you feel you're wearing something special....