For most soccer players, shin guards are an afterthought. They’re the last thing you put in your socks before you run onto the pitch and you only wear them because you have to. In sharp contrast, cleats/boots hold a prominent place in a player’s mind. They are a way to express yourself on top of all the performance benefits they bring.
The mountain bike industry recently gathered one final time this year for CycloFest in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hosted at the U.S. National White Water Center on October 20th-23rd, this four-day event allowed for retailers and consumers to ride and experience the latest and greatest innovations of the industry.