New 2017 Products to Drool Over – Interbike Dirt Demo Day One

Transition’s Smuggler 29er is a carbon version of their longtime rider-favorite trailbike, and offers five inches of travel with a lighter package than their original aluminum version of the bike.
Cannondale’s Bad Habit brings the plus-sized tire trend to the MTB market with big tires, and enough travel to conquer nearly any trail. It also comes with what we would call a “Purple People Eater” paint scheme.
Transition’s new Scout Carbon offers 27.5″ wheels with 160 millimeters of travel. The company is only 10 years old, but is offering some of the most exciting bikes designed for riders, and designed by riders from their Pacific Northwest headquarters.
The Transition 871 DH bike offers 8 inches of travel and a very competitive build kit complete with a Fox 40 and full Saint group for $5700
New Alpinestars pads offer a blend of protection and weight savings. Basically, if you can’t find a pad that suits your needs with these guys, you’re being too picky.
Pivot’s Switchblade is hardly new. It’s been on the trails for months now, but it’s fast becoming a favorite for trail and enduro riders alike thanks to its stiff chassis and dialed suspension platform. The bike delivers 135mm of travel and is compatible with either 29er or 27.5+ wheels.
Electric bikes are in. E-Bike Action’s editor Tony Donaldson shows off the new Flaunt Atticus bike capable of railing trails or rallying to the grocery store.
TRP brakes are the choice of American DH champion Aaron Gwin. These new brakes, to be unveiled this week offer better adjustment and better stopping power.
Stay Energized with GU.
Stay tuned for more coverage from the MBA crew as we dig deeper into the Interbike coverage.
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