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The August Issue Has Hit The Streets

Jul 02, 2014Comments off2149 Views

CAR RACK BUYER’S GUIDE Keeping Track Of What’s On The Rack Taking total command of your hauling capacity Ways To Haul Your Bike To The Trailhead Safely And then all bets are off. COMPARISON Manitou Dorado and

The tale of two Treks stacks the Trek Remedy 29 atop the Trek Remedy 27.5, but is that how they finished? Find out on page 42. Cover photos by Doug “This train is leaving” Barnett who departs [Mountain Bike Action] this month for a career in international marketing for Giant Bicycles. We’ll miss ya.

July 2014, Volume 29, Number 7

Jun 10, 2014Comments off1766 Views

SHOOTOUT The Trek Remedy 27.5 Versus The Trek Remedy 29 BIKE TESTS The Diamondback Sortie 3 29 The Haibike X-Duro RX PRODUCT FIELD TESTS iXS Dagger Kneepads Uvex Sportstyle Vario Eyewear FEATURES The North American Handmade Bike


June 2014 Volume 29, Number 6

Apr 30, 2014Comments off1259 Views

BIKE TESTS -The Intense Tracer Carbon 27.5 -The Norco Range Carbon 7.1 -The RSD Mutant 29+ -The $1380 Giant Talon 27.5 1 -The Hanebrink X2 PRODUCT FIELD TESTS -Answer ProTaper Carbon SL Series Handlebars -Smith ForeFront Helmet



Apr 03, 2014Comments off1160 Views

ON THE COVER: The 27.5-inch-wheeled Scott Genius 730 goes against its big brother, the 29-inch-wheeled Scott Genius 930 in a battle that answers a lot of your questions on wheel size. Photo by John “Belly-Flop” Ker (with


April 2014, Vol. 29, No. 4

Mar 17, 2014Comments off873 Views

BIKE TESTS -High Power Cycles XC Series Full Suspension -The Specialized S-Works Epic 29 -The $1840 Cannondale Rush 29 2 -The Jamis Nemesis 650 Team -The Borealis Yampa -The Yeti SB-75 PRODUCT FIELD TESTS -SRAM Roam 50


March 2014, Vol. 29, No. 3

Jan 31, 2014Comments off786 Views



Jan 06, 2014Comments off1109 Views

COMPARISON What A Difference $700 Can (And Can’t) Make The Kona Process 134 versus the Kona Precept DL BIKE TESTS The Trek Slash 9 Slashing the trail with bigger wheels. The Salsa Spearfish 2 Taking the day


VOLUME 29, NUMBER 1 January 2014

Nov 27, 2013Comments off491 Views

BIKE TESTS Giant Glory World Champion’s secrets revealed. Specialized Camber Evo 29 Ready to wear a few different hats. Raleigh Talus 29 Carbon Expert Carbon fiber ready for the starting line. PRODUCT FIELD TESTS WTB Bee Line


December 2013, Volume 28, Number 12

Oct 24, 2013Comments off687 Views

BIKE TESTS -Giant Trance Advanced 27.5 0 -Santa Cruz Heckler 27.5 -The Easy Motion Neo Jumper -The KHS SixFifty 500 PRODUCT FIELD TESTS -RockShox Revelation World Cup Fork -Vans-ODI MTB Lock-On Grips -Oakley Radarlock Photochromic Glasses -Specialized


November 2013, Volume 28, Number11

Oct 07, 2013Comments off320 Views

BIKE TESTS -The GT Sensor Carbon Pro -The Niner RIP 9 -The Transition TR450 -Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Carbon Evo 29 BUYERS GUIDE -Riding Tips For That Big Night Out -Bringing Light To The Night PRODUCT FIELD TESTS