Volume 27, No. 11 November 2012
62 It’s Camel Against Camel
The CamelBak M.U.L.E. vs. the M.U.L.E. NV
The Cannondale Trigger 1
Point this trailbike and pull the trigger.
KHS 609 Carbon
Another 27.5-inch-wheeled bike that can win today.
Marin Mount Vision XM6
A bike with performance beyond its price tag.
The Windsor C29 Pro
A brand name is re-launched with value as the goal.
PRODUCT FIELD TESTS
Gaerne Kobra MTB Shoes
Italian race shoes as comfortable as slippers.
Showers Pass LapelEau
Cherry-picking from the nerds.
2013 Fox 32 Float Fork And Float Shock
Rider input highly recommended.
CST Jack Rabbit Tubeless Tires
The tubeless tire is not dead.
Kali Chakra Plus Helmet
It’s like a $130 helmet for 60 percent off.
Fox D.O.S.S. Seatpost
Reliability you expect from Fox.
TRAINING AND FITNESS
Sneaky Little Speed Tricks
Little changes, big results.
Oregon’s Spectacular McKenzie River Playground
Cannondale shows you some of their (and our) favorite riding.
2013 Bikes From Scott
Idaho’s finest bikes and singletrack.
People Pitch Their Precious Products
Bikes, gear, grub and the people who love them
Meet The Riders And Their Rides
Aaron Gwin and his Trek Session 9.9
How one change can have multiple effects.
Making Sense Of Rear Wheel Spacing
Not every axle is built the same
A shiftless character.
Trek’s 2013 surprises.
The wheel deal keeps riders writing.
40 days and 40 nights in the desert.
Exactly how ready is “tubeless ready”?
Wheels, cranks and security.
Down The Trail
A Tour-de-France winner gets dirty.
| ON THE COVER: Jekyll-mounted Seth “The Teach” Graham of Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours leads the Cannondale Triggers of Cannondale’s “Porsche Bill” Rudell and [MBA]’s Jimmy “Back Porch” McIlvain on the McKenzie River Trail in Oregon. Photo by John “I’m so glad to be shooting outside of California’s burrito-brown landscape” Ker.