VOLUME 27, NUMBER 12 DECEMBER 2012
Suspension Pump Pump-Off
Bontrager, Fox and RockShox air it out.
The Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper FSR Carbon 29
Because you’re dead a lot longer than you are alive.
The Foes Shaver 29
Versatility and durability crafted in America.
Intense Carbine 275
Bigger hoops on a carbon superbike.
The Felt Edict 29er
Felt’s ultimate race weapon.
PRODUCT FIELD TESTS
Mavic Crossmax SX Wheels
Supercross wheels for singletrack.
Niner RDO Carbon Seatpost
Take the sting out of your hardtail.
Lazer Oasiz Helmet With GoPro Mount
Filming your ride has never been so simple.
Alpinestars Riding Kit
Technical form with punk rock styling.
Crankbrothers Mallet 3 Pedals
Is it a platform or clip-in? Yes.
DZR Dice Shoes
Rolling the dice on the trail.
TRAINING AND FITNESS
Unlocking The Secrets Of Platform Suspension
Is your rear suspension holding you back?
Living With The Quarq Power Meter
A dose of reality from a valuable training tool.
Four Days Of Bikes, Components, Apparel And Schnitzel
Germany welcomes the world to Eurobike 2012.
Riders Who Inspire
How to excel at managing your job, family and racing.
Seen In Whistler Village
Strolling the Crankworx bizarre.
Meet The Riders And Their Rides
Kevin Aiello’s KHS DH300 downhill race bike.
Tune-up the neighbor’s clunker.
Whistler welcomes the world’s wildest riders.
Never pedal uphill again.
Bike parks and finding autographs.
The right way and wrong way to shoot.
Nervous habits, weird wheels and protection.
New downhiller, clean behind your gears and customize your ride.
Down The Trail
The San Andreas has no fault.
ON THE COVER
Brett Foes’ latest creation, the Foes Shaver 29. Photo by John “I use my mind to balance the bike” Ker.