Second Opinion

Second Opinion is a reviews show about anything and everything under the sun. If we can experience it, we can review it.

Delta X-Mount Pro Phone Holster Review

Episode #99

Unlike many other phone holsters in its price range, the X-Mount Pro attaches to your bike under the stem cap. Did they cut any corners to keep it so affordable? Find out in our review!

Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL2 Bikepacking Tent Review

Episode #98

The key to bike camping is having the right equipment. Big Agnes has designed the Fly Creek specifically for bikepacking, which is a promising sign! Let's find out how they did.

45NRTH Xerxes Review

Episode #97

Once you've fallen on your bike on the ice once, you'll only ride studded tires in the winter from then on. Ian has been using the 45NRTH Xerxes studded tires for the last few seasons, and he is ready to review them for you!

BrightRoad Front and Back Light Set Review

Episode #96

You need a bike headlight and taillight, so why not buy them together? This is an extremely affordable set of lights, does the quality hold up?

Light & Motion Vya Bike Taillight Review

Episode #94

Being seen at night by road users behind you is essential on a bike. What kinds of innovations does the Vya bring to the table?

Topeak Pocket Rocket Review

Episode #92

Being able to change an inner tube on the road won't help you if you can't pump up the new inner tube! A frame pump like the Pocket Rocket will help you get back on the road.

Foldylock Classic Bike Lock Review

Episode #91

A bike is a significant investment, one that you should protect with a proper lock. Folding locks are a recent innovation in the bike lock space; is the Foldylock a useful, durable lock, or just a gimmick with a cute name?

Roam Co-Pilot Bike Phone Mount Review

Episode #90

Having access to navigation on one's phone while bike riding can be quite essential. Also essential: making sure that your phone won't fall off of your bike. Ian has been using the Roam Co-Pilot phone mount for several years, and he is here to review it for you!