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Interbike Video: FSA Joins The Brake Game

More coverage from the 2013 Interbike Show. Just click on the story name: Interbike Video: Leatt Neck Brace Gets Major Redesign Interbike Video: Inside The All-New SRAM XO Hub Interbike Video: Find Out Why Nino Schurter Wears Sidi Shoes…
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Bike Test: Foes F275

Foes is a small outfit nestled at the base of the Sierra Madre Mountains in Pasadena, California. The trails right outside its door are some of our favorites for testing bikes, and it's not uncommon for us to run into Foes employees…
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Video: Inside Specialized’s New Camber 29er

The Specialized Camber is the perfect mountain bike for everything from weekend trail rides to all-day epic excursions. We developed the Camber to give trail riders everything they need, and nothing they don't. For 2014, models with FACT…
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Product Test: Atlas Crank Neck Brace

Atlas designs their neck braces to suit the demanding needs of racers. Their braces have been developed over three years with the help of a team of engineers, biomechanical experts, and some of the fastest racers in the bicycle and…
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Product Test: Rolf Prima Ralos 9 Wheelset

Rolf Prima is known for their road bike wheelsets, but they have recently expanded into the mountain bike market with their Ralos 9 wheelset. Utilizing proven resources and hand-building the wheels right in Eugene, Oregon, Rolf…
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Smith Optics Launches Enduro Helmet Line

Smith is well known around the cycling world for their optics, and now they're branching out into the helmet arena with their newest product: the FOREFRONT enduro helmet. The new lids will be available this spring, but for now, check out…
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Product Test: Troy Lee Designs A1 Helmet

Trail riding is evolving fast, and many helmet designers are having a tough time keeping up with trail riders' changing needs. Trailbikes are lighter than ever, climb like cross-country race bikes and offer enough suspension travel…
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Bike Test: Specialized P.3

If you search the Specialized website for P.Series models, don't look in the mountain bike section. They are not there. Specialized set up a BMX/dirt jump section to showcase this little stick of dynamite, because the P.Series doesn't…
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SRAM Introduces X01 Drivetrain

As anticipated (and spotted on some early 2014 production models), SRAM has trickled-down their groundbreaking XX1 Drivetrain technology to a new, more affordable drivetrain dubbed X01. Sure, the drivetrain is still fairly pricey (around…
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Bike Test: Cannondale Trigger 29er 1

We joked when we tested the over-mountain-category Cannondale Trigger 1 (November 2012), "there might only be one reason why you would hold off on getting the Trigger 1. There is a Trigger 29er coming down the trail in 2013. Sorry if…
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Bike Test: Giant Anthem X 29er 4

American trail riders have spoken. Just two years after Giant first introduced a 29er to the Anthem X family, it stands alone as the sole offering for 2013. We were blown away when we tested Giant's first full-suspension 29er, but…
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Product Test: Time ATAC XC 8 Carbon Pedals

Performance platform: The ATAC XC 8 Carbon pedals offer a substantial platform area in the shoe-to-pedal contact area without being so big that they tag everything along the trail. Months into our testing, the sides were still in…
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Bike Test: Pivot Firebird Project Build

We tested the Pivot Firebird for the September 2011 issue of Mountain Bike Action and loved it. This time, we opted to approach the bike as a "Project MBA" build rather than relying on a standard Pivot build kit. We decided to go…
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Product Test: Syncros Saddle Bag Kit

If you are wearing a sizable hydration pack for short rides, you are hauling around extra weight for no reason. Syncros understands this and offers the minimalistic $24.99 saddle bag kit for quick and dirty rides. Tech features:…
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