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Shootout: The Trek Remedy 27.5 vs 29

Jul 16, 2014Comments off394 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 off164 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 off273 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 off621 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”

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Dual-Weather Tested: The RSD Mutant 29+

Jun 23, 2014Comments off358 Views

We found the RSD (Rubber Side Down) Bikes’ booth at the 2013 Interbike Show hidden in a lonely corner–way, way back in the hall. We

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We Approve: The Intense Tracer Carbon 27.5

Jun 19, 2014Comments off698 Views

Intense Cycles is no stranger to the carbon world. Two years ago, Intense introduced its first carbon bike, the Carbine, as a collaboration with the

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Trail Tested: The $1380 Giant Talon 27.5 1

Jun 15, 2014Comments off887 Views

Proof That Spending A Little Can Take You A Long Way The popular Giant Talon aluminum hardtail has been offered for years, but the 2014

The new machine: Enduro riders need to be able to handle technically demanding trails. Uphill, downhill, whatever – you’ve just got to ride it. With the new Stive CF, Canyon sought to solve the fundamental question posed by these types of riders, and build a bike that unites the climbing characteristics of a lightweight cross-country bike with the ability to attack any descent like a big travel downhill rig.

Trail Tested: Canyon’s New Strive CF ...

Jun 12, 2014Comments off1149 Views

Canyon is a brand that’s made a strong name for themselves in the European market by delivering exceptionally dialed bikes direct to the consumer. While

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Well-Ridden: The Specialized Camber Expert ...

Jun 05, 2014Comments off1062 Views

At The Corner Of Cross Country And Aggressive It’s easy to see how the Specialized Camber EVO could be overlooked. Nestled in between the ever-popular

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Face-off: Scott Genius 730 versus 930

Jun 03, 2014Comments off693 Views

You don’t have to be a genius to make the right decision Ten years ago, Scott unveiled the Genius, its first “Do-it-All” super-lightweight carbon trail