Bike Tests Category

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The Mongoose Meteore Sport

Aug 29, 2014Comments off59 Views

If you have been around cycling for the past 40 years, then you are more than likely familiar with the name Mongoose and probably fortunate

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Bike Test: The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ...

Aug 26, 2014Comments off153 Views

We have never witnessed a more low-key new model introduction from Specialized than the one for their first 27.5-inch wheeled offering, the Stumpjumper FSR Expert

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Next Generation Stingray: The Mongoose Mass...

Aug 22, 2014Comments off126 Views

You probably don’t remember your first day of school. Or the party your folks threw for your 12th birthday. Or your first kiss. But, you

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Import Testing: The BH Lynx 4.8 XTR

Aug 18, 2014Comments off119 Views

Spain’s BH bikes is best known to American riders for its road bikes. That’s because it first used Pivot Bikes, who has its own line

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Titanium Test: The Vassago Optimus Ti

Aug 12, 2014Comments off171 Views

There is no question that carbon fiber has replaced titanium as the Holy Grail of mountain bike frame materials, at least in rider perception. This

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Big Wheel Testing: The Niner WFO 9

Aug 08, 2014Comments off233 Views

Niner describes its WFO 9 as “an outlier in the Niner lineup and a bike whose time has truly come.” The long-travel 29er is not

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Shootout: The Trek Remedy 27.5 vs 29

Jul 16, 2014Comments off652 Views

Trek has over 15 years of wheel-size development experience that dates all the way back to the first 29er they introduced under the Gary Fisher

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Riding The Orbea Rallon In Whistler

Jul 14, 2014Comments off295 Views

Hey Bud is one of the most technical XC trails in Whistler area. After the rain of the previous day, the trail was specially difficult

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Trail Tested: The Diamondback Sortie 3 29

Jul 09, 2014Comments off422 Views

The last time we had a Diamondback Sortie in our test fleet (also a Sortie 3 model), the bike sported 26-inch wheels. What a difference

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Trail Tested: The Norco Range Carbon 7.1

Jun 30, 2014Comments off805 Views

Riders who have been into mountain biking for a number of years may still have trouble wrapping their minds around the latest crop of “all-mountain”