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Volume 27, No. 10 October 2012

Sep 10, 2012Comments off314 Views

SHOOTOUT The $2000 Trailbike Face-off Five bikes, one winner. The Fezzari Alta Peak The Giant Trance 3 The Kona Tanuki Deluxe The Scott Spark 50 Specialized Camber 29er The Best Way To Spend $2000 BIKE TESTS The

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Volume 27, Number 9 September 2012

Aug 22, 2012Comments off188 Views

BIKE TESTS The Niner Air 9 RDO The Felt Virtue Elite The Jamis Dakar Sixfifty B Comp The Norco Sight 3 The Turner 5.Spot SHOOTOUT Shimano XTR Trail vs. XT Trail vs. PD-M530 Pedals PRODUCT FIELD TESTS

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Volume 27, Number 8 August 2012

Jun 28, 2012Comments off203 Views

BIKE TESTS The Giant Trance X Advanced SL A Super Enduro racer’s dream comes true. The Nukeproof Snap Comp Riders ready? Watch the gate? The Airborne Goblin The home-shopping channel bike. SEA OTTER EXPO SPECIAL COVERAGE The

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Volume 27, Number 7 July 2012

May 30, 2012Comments off320 Views

SHOOTOUT Attack Of The Killer B Our first-ever 26 v. 27.5 v 29 dual-suspension shootout.   BIKE TESTS The Giant Reign 0 Your chance to reign over the trails. The Specialized Demo 8 II Unleash the monster.

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Volume 27, Number 6 June 2012

May 07, 2012Comments off233 Views

BIKE TESTS The Giant Reign 0 Your chance to reign over the trails. The Pivot Mach 5.7 Carbon Pivot makes no bike before its time. The Turner DHR Low and slack aluminum rocket ship. Cannondale Jekyll 4

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Volume 27, Number 5 May 2012

Apr 09, 2012Comments off288 Views

AMERICAN-MADE BIKE TESTS From our shores to the mountains The Foes Shaver The Ventana El Rey   BIKE TESTS The Intense Carbine The Kona Operator Norco Revolver 2 The Trek Superfly AL 100 Elite Transition Bandit 2

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Volume 27, Number 4 April 2012

Mar 08, 2012Comments off234 Views

SHOOTOUT The Cannondale Scalpel 29’er Carbon 1vs. The Scott Spark 29 RC   BIKE TESTS The Yeti SB-66 The Trek Session 9.9 Carbon The Salsa Fargo 2 The Xprezo Super-D   PRODUCT FIELD TESTS SKS Aircon 6.0

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Volume 27, No. 3 March 2012

Jan 31, 2012Comments off206 Views

SHOOTOUTS Real Stopping Power Shimano XT metal vs. resin brake pad comparison. The Wheel-To-Wheel Grudge Match 26 vs. 27.5 vs. 29 wheels go knob to knob. Six Multi-Yools That Can Get You Out Of A Jam Over

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Volume 27, No. 2 February 2012

Jan 09, 2012Comments off174 Views

BIKE TESTS The Pivot Phoenix DH Leave your competition in the ashes. The Form Prevail 29er There is something very familiar about this bike. PRODUCT FIELD TESTS Dual Eyewear Glasses Bi-focals have never looked so fast. Specialized

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Volume 27, No. 1 January 2012

Dec 13, 2011Comments off167 Views

BIKE TESTS The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert Carbon Evo The Giant Glory 0 The GT Zaskar 100 Expert PRODUCT FIELD TESTS Osprey Viper 7 Hydration Pack FSA Gravity Light Andrew Taylor Cockpit Bontrager XR4 Team Issue TLR