December 2014 Issue

ON THE COVER: The Orbea Rallon 27.5 stands tall in neon yellow at the Eurobike tradeshow. Shot by Mike “so many super bikes, so little time” Wirth.


Felt Compulsion 10
Fresh design on a Felt favorite
Lapierre Spicy 527
Rise of the machine
Trek Stache 7
Moustache sold separately
Yeti SB5c
Flip the switch to infinity
Specialized Rumor 29er
Rumor has it…


Inside the World’s Biggest Toy box
2014 Eurobike coverage
Idaho’s Mountain on the Lake
Crown jewel of the Gem State
Riding Secrets of the Top Pros
Tips for the average joe
Crankworx Products
Coolest products from north of the border


6D ATB-1 Helmet
New technology for when things go awry
100% Racecraft Goggles
How much do you give?
Rokform ROKBED v3 Phone Case
Go anywhere with your smartphone
Rockshox RS-1
Upside-down fork for the racers
Michelin Rock’r Enduro Tires
If a side of beef were a tire . . .
Giro Terraduro Shoes
Navigating the demands of all-mountain riding


Garage Files
Upgrading your Shimano derailleur
Meet The Riders and Their Rides
Geoff Kabush’s Scott Spark 900


Crankworx Competition
Pumps, Pumps, Bumps and Lumps
Windham World Cup
North America takes on the World Cup