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Review – Scott Genius 920

The Genius was launched back in 2004 when Scott saw the need to add a well-rounded trailbike to its lineup. Over the last 14 years the Genius has undergone many changes, but its ultimate goal of being a highly versatile trailbike…
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Review – Specialized Camber 29

Sub $2,000 full suspension ready to rip

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Specialized loves to build mountain bikes. Specialized is best known for its iconic Stumpjumper and Rockhopper models, but those are far from the only bikes with the big red S logo…
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Review – Mondraker Dune RR

A few years ago a Spanish company called Mondraker designed its dual-suspension bikes with a peculiar geometry. They had a very long front end coupled with an extremely short stem, a low bottom bracket and short chainstays. The bikes…
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Review – 2018 Giant Reign Advanced 1

The Giant Reign has long been known for being a plush, long-travel machine built for conquering climbs and obliterating descents. The Reign quickly became the bike of choice for the most hard-core trail riders, later shifting its attention…
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Up Close – Nino’s 2018 Scott Spark RC 900

The frame: The benchmark weight of 1779g (incl. shock and hardware) of the team's Spark RC 900 was not only achieved by utilizing the lightest and most exclusive HMX carbon fibers but also thanks to our sophisticated carbon lay-up…
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Coolest and Craziest Bikes from 2017

Storck Rebel Nine Pro: Storck is a company known for pushing the envelope when it comes to building lightweight carbon frames, and the Rebel series shows us just that. The new Rebel Nine also comes with a new, muted, but…
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Review – 2018 Ibis Ripley LS

Believe it or not, the Ripley went long and slack Not afraid: We would categorize this as a trailbike and not an enduro or gravity machine. That said, the capable suspension and geometry are not afraid to get a little rowdy when the…
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Review – Cannondale Trigger 2

Built for big ups and big downs The Trigger was introduced nearly five years ago as one of Cannondale’s OverMountain-series bikes. It was built around the idea that you could have two bikes in one and switch between the two with the…
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