Bike Tests Category

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The Mongoose Meteore Sport

Aug 29, 2014Comments off649 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 off2043 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 off699 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 off582 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 off680 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 off761 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 off1973 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 off561 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 off1002 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 off1881 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”