Shootouts Category

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Photo of the Day: Wheel-Size Shootout, 2012

Nov 07, 2014Comments off351 Views

 The MBA crew did three shootouts involving bikes with 26, 27.5 and 29-inch wheels in 2011 and 2012, including this one from our July 2012

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First Impression: KHS Fat Bike vs. KHS Tra...

Nov 03, 2014Comments off915 Views

Shootout - Fat-Bike vs. 27.5 Trail Bike

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Shootout: Wheel Wars 29 vs 27.5 vs 26

Oct 15, 2014Comments off5649 Views

Not since dual-suspension mountain bikes debuted has there been so much controversy and confusion surrounding a mountain bike technology. We are talking about the wheel-diameter

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Face-off: Scott Genius 730 versus 930

Jun 03, 2014Comments off1939 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

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Mountain Bike Action Shootout Special Editi...

Feb 08, 2014Comments off906 Views

Shootouts have always been a popular feature in Mountain Bike Action because everyone likes a good race. And believe us, many of our shootouts are

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26er Versus 29er: The Shootout You’ve...

Jan 24, 2014Comments off2100 Views

The most frequently requested shootout is a 26-inch-wheeled bike versus a 29-inch-wheeled bike. The opportunity to do such a shootout presented itself when Cannondale Bicycles

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Shootout: Seven Flat Pedals Go Pin to Pin

Mar 26, 2013Comments off1276 Views

Aside from your hands on the bars, the pedal is the most important interface between you and the bike. While a clipless system and a

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Wheel Wars: 26″ vs 27.5″ vs 29&...

Feb 17, 2013Comments off690 Views

Last year Mountain Bike Action took three Jamis hardtails and conducted a shootout. The difference? The wheel sizes. There was a 26, 27.5 and a

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$2000 Trail Bike Shootout: Specialized, Gia...

Nov 27, 2012Comments off1114 Views

What’s the Best Way to Spend 20 Benjamins? Two thousand dollars will buy you many things. It could buy you a junky car, a laptop

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Product Shootout: Thule T2 vs. Yakima Holdu...

Feb 10, 2012Comments off809 Views

THULE T2 AND YAKIMA HOLDUP RACKS Rack ‘em up We picked two of the most popular hitch-mounted bike racks, both of which are designed to