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First Look Santa Cruz Hightower – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

A versatile trail shredder with downhill inspired suspension and an appetite for big climbs

Santa Cruz Hightower The Santa Cruz Hightower is a versatile trail shredder with downhill inspired suspension and an appetite for big climbs. Look for more on Mountain Bike Action Youtube channel as we shake this bike down and get to…
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First Look: Aaron Gwin’s 29″/27.5″-Wheeled DH Bike

Aaron Gwin will race a 29" front and 27.5" rear wheel at the 2019 World Championships

Aaron Gwin posted these photos to his social meda accounts to show off his custom-built prototype Intense M279 race bike. See what Gwin had to say about his new machine and marvel at his photos below.   We…
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SOC18: Ellsworth Truth First Look

Redesigning XC racing

Ellsworth introduced a few new trail and enduro bikes over the past years, but a purist cross-country race bike had been missing from their line up, that is until now. The Truth is an all-new XC race bike designed with a low center of…
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First Look – Mondraker Dune Carbon RR

There are some bikes that are just flat-out drool worthy, the Dune Carbon RR from Mondraker is definitely one of them. This bike dubbed "super enduro" by Mondraker, showed up at our offices recently to put through its paces here in…
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First Look – EightPins Integrated Dropper

Longer travel dropperposts are something that almost every rider is looking for these days. RockShox released their 170mm Reverb this last winter, and our testers were more than impressed with the extra travel. EightPins is a…
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First Look – Canfield Brothers EPO

Well here it is, a first look at the new Canfield EPO trail hardtail.  Full carbon, slack geometry, 140-millimeters of travel up front, we are definitely going to have our hands full. The EPO is a full carbon layup, with a…
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