Shootouts Category

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Shootout: Wheel Wars—29 vs 27.5 vs 26

May 13, 2015Comments off29555 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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Bike Test: Specialized Crave Expert

Mar 11, 2015Comments off3776 Views

An affordable way to satisfy your craving...

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Pad Shootout: Minimalistic Elbow Protection

Jan 30, 2015Comments off2467 Views

Protection and comfort, together as one. Elbow pads you’ll forget you're wearing....

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Photo of the Day: Wheel-Size Shootout, 2012

Nov 07, 2014Comments off1500 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 off3349 Views

Shootout - Fat-Bike vs. 27.5 Trail Bike...

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Face-off: Scott Genius 730 versus 930

Jun 03, 2014Comments off6632 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 off2145 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 off6575 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 off4545 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 off1707 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...