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SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS

A LOOK BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF THE 2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS https://youtu.be/9f0msSUYm08 Day two of the Sea Otter Classic Sea Otter kicked off with awesome weather and fellow riders full of stoke. Just like the first day, there was plenty to see! We saw a…
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First-Ride Impressions: Digit Bikes Datum

The Kickstarter mountain bike that surprised us

We get crowdsourced product pitches fairly often, but most seem too far-fetched or half-baked to recommend. Our answer is typically come back to us when you actually have something to sell. We do make exceptions for…
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First Look: 2021 Transition Scout and Sentinel Alloy

Budget friendly aluminum Sentinel and Scout models are back with new shred ready builds

(Transition Press Release) After a short hiatus, the Sentinel and Scout are available with an alloy frame option and new spec. The all-new alloy frame matches the clean look and frame design of the carbon versions, with the same geo and…
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First Look: Devinci Spartan HP

A high pivot enduro warrior

Devinci’s new high pivot enduro bike has been hiding in plain sight under the Devinci Global Racing Team in this season’s EWS races. Today, Devinci pulls the cover off the new 160mm travel Spartan HP and makes the bike…
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First Look: Mosaic Cycles GT-X Adventure Bikes

These category blurring handmade bikes are ready for any adventure

As riders push the boundaries of gravel riding bikes are being made for them that defy category definition.  Many can be considered a hardtail mountain bike depending on the build. Mosaic's new GTX series is one of those bikes that…
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First Look: Canyon Lux Trail

Canyon adds versatility and capability to its cross country line

Canyon expands is Lux cross country line for 2022 with the addition of the Lux Trail models. The new Trail version is based on the speedy version raced by Mathieu van der Poel and the bike that was part of our cross country race bike…
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Product Launch and Review: WTB CZR I30 Wheels

Carbon wheels done right for all riders

WTB CZR WHEELS (press release) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLCr0mYoANU&feature=youtu.be You may recall the set of WTB CZR i30's that we had built up custom to Chris King hubs. (see review here) Now, WTB is offering their carbon…
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FIRST LOOK: Otso Voytek

Blurring the line between fat bike and hardtail

It’s a bike that isn’t constrained to a season or weather many Otso Voytek owners have a fat wheelset for winter riding and a mountain bike wheelset to swap in for warmer months.
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FIRST LOOK: GT Force Carbon

GT's Force gets revamped with a new high pivot suspension design.

GT’s new Force is yet another on a growing list of mountain bikes to adopt a high pivot suspension design. Dubbed High Pivot LTS Suspension, it is effectively a 160mm travel four bar horst link style design with a high pivot…
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FIRST RIDE IMPRESSIONS: Pivot Cycles Firebird

An all new 165mm travel enduro speed machine

Pivot’s EWS race winning Firebird sees a full redesign with the goal of delivering a faster bike for enduro racing and riding. Like the Switchblade, Mach 4SL and Trail 429, the 29” wheel Firebird sees a vertical shock orientation and…
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First Look: Thor 2022 FALL BIKE COLLECTION

When motocross apparel brand, Thor signed downhill racer Aaron Gwin, it seemed likely that it would make a move into the mountain bike scene.  Today, Thor has made it official with the launching of it's fall 2022 line. The moto inspired…
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Cannondale Dave: A New, Do-It-All, 26-Inch, Aluminum Hardtail for $1150

Dave is designed for dirt-jumps, pump-tracks, flow-trails, street-jib lines and anything else you want to do with it. Cannondale's tagline is "Better bring Dave." Check out the photos, the specs and the video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEptFxrZ3dQ Below are the photos, specifications, and other info that Cannondale shared with us about Dave: ˓Here are some more details about the bike,…
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Intense Introduces Their New “951 Series” of Mountain Bikes

The new models will come with 29-inch wheels and either 120mm or 140mm of travel

Here's the news release from Intense: Introducing the INTENSE 951 Series Expanding our Southern California Roots 6/11/2021 Temecula, CA – With the current global boom in cycling we see that now more than ever there is a need for high…
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New Bike Day for Nino Schurter

The 8x world champ is excited for even more efficiency

Here's the word from SCOTT on Nino's latest bike: Bike - SCOTT Spark RC The ALL-NEW Spark RC is the perfect blend of top-notch carbon engineering, never before seen levels of integration and just the right amount of secret sauce. We…
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