Cycling BC Member Benefit Spotlight: Mountain Lab Gear

It’s the time of the year when the days are getting shorter and nights are getting longer but that doesn’t mean your cycling adventures have to come to an end. Cycling BC is pleased to announce a new Cycling BC member benefit with Mountain Lab Gear. Based in Golden, BC, Mountain Lab knows that good gear can make or break your adventure. It has the power to save the day or send you home packing.

Mountain Lab’s x800, a powerful, ultra-compact 800 Lumen Flashlight system is perfect for all your night biking adventures. This flashlight kit includes a fully rechargeable battery that you can charge via USB cable. Use it as a helmet-top light, utilizing the GoPro mount for night riding.

As the lightest flashlight in the Mountain Lab lineup, you’ll find this super bright, light, easy to wear and use. Ideal of mountain biking at night or whatever night time adventure you choose, this light will lead the way.

The Mountain Lab x800 Flashlight System includes the flashlight, a micro USB charging cable, GoPro Helmet Mount, GoPro Accessory Mount, and Handlebar Mount.


  • Charging Time: 4 hours, 45 minutes
  • Extended Run Time: 23.5 hours
  • Materials: Aviation Aluminum Alloy 6063 (light body), Engineered Plastic (bracket)
  • Battery: 1 LG 18650 Lithium Battery 3350 mAh / 3.7V
  • Charging: Micro input 5V / 0.7A
  • Waterproof
  • Lens: Acrylic Optical Lens with a broad beam and anti-glare
  • Beam Distance: Up to 200 m
  • Weight: 125 g
  • Size: 101 mm x 34 mm x 31 mm


For a limited time, Cycling BC members will get 40% off the Mountain Lab x800 by using coupon code: CBC40

Visit the Mountain Lab website for further details and to purchase your x800 flashlight.

The Dutch Supremacy – how the Netherlands came to rule the Worlds

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA – SEPTEMBER 25: Podium / Anna Van Der Breggen of The Netherlands Silver Medal / Annemiek Van Vleuten of The Netherlands Gold Medal / Ellen Van Dijk of The Netherlands Bronze Medal / Celebration / during the Women Elite Individual Time Trial a 27,8km race from Wattens to Innsbruck 582m at the 91st UCI Road World Championships 2018 / ITT / RWC / on September 25, 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

In June 1667 the Dutch Navy launched an audacious attack on British warships moored off the Kent coast. Having taken the town of Sheerness, they bombarded Chatham and Gillingham before capturing HMS Royal Charles, the British flagship. Next week eight Dutchwomen could mount a similar smash and grab, capturing the rainbow bands from under Yorkshire […]