Cannondale Jekyll 3000 SL

Cannondale Jekyll 3000 SL Date: June 2000 Price: $3200 Purpose: Dual-suspension, Sport XC racer Home phone: (203) 749-7000 B Value A Weight?24-pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?70mm travel Fatty Ultra HeadShok A Rear…
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Trek 7000

Trek 7000 Date: December 1999 Price: $1000 Purpose: Hardtail, sport XC racer Home phone: (800) 369-8735 A Value B Weight?25 pounds B Frame design C Fork performance?3" Manitou SX A Component selection B Climbing efficiency B…
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Tomac 204 Magnum

Tomac 204 Magnum Date: October 1999 Price: $3000 (frame and shock) Purpose: Dual-suspension DH racer Home Phone: (303) 443-0143 C Value NA Weight A Frame design A Fork performance?7" Manitou X-Vert C A Rear suspension?Manitou MRD…
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Dirt Works Cannibal

Dirt Works Cannibal Date: June 1999 Price: $1395 (frame and Shock) Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (949) 472-1200 C Value B Weight?25.25 pounds A Frame design C Fork performance?3" RST XMO B Rear suspension?Fox…
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Ibis Bow Ti

Ibis Bow Ti Date: September 1999 Price: $3,950 (frame and shock) Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike/XC racer Home Phone: (800) 222-7557 D Value A Weight?23 pounds A Frame design C Fork performance?3" RockShox Judy XC A Rear…
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Gary Fisher Big Sur

Gary Fisher Big Sur Date: October 1999 Price: $929 Purpose: Hardtail, sport/racer Home Phone: (800) 473-4743 A Value B Weight?26.5 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?3? RockShox Judy XC B Component selection B Climbing…
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Trek 8900

Trek 8900 Date: August 1999 Price: $1999 Purpose: Hardtail, sport, XC racer Home Phone: (920) 478-2191 B Value B Weight?24.5 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?3" RockShox Judy XC B Component selection B Climbing efficiency B…
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Fisher Joshua F-3

Fisher Joshua F-3 Date: July 1999 Price: $1300 Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (920) 478-2191 B Value C Weight?27.5 pounds C Frame design B Fork performance?3" Manitou SX C Rear suspension?RockShox Deluxe w/remote…
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DBR Zetec Comp

DBR Zetec Comp Date: June 1999 Price: $899 Purpose: Hardtail, trailbike Home Phone: (661) 484-4450 A Value C Weight?26.5 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?2.6" RockShox Judy B Component selection B Climbing efficiency B…
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Trek VRX 300

Trek VRX 300 Date: July 1999 Price: $1399 Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (920) 478-2191 B Value C Weight?28.5 pounds C Frame design B Fork performance?3" RockShox Judy XC B Rear suspension?Fox Vanilla shock,…
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Norco Nitro

Norco Nitro Date: June 1999 Price: $890 Purpose: Hardtail, trailbike Home Phone: (800) 222-7557 B Value C Weight?27.5 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?2.7" Marzocchi Z.4 B Component selection B Climbing efficiency B…
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Marin Rocky Ridge

Marin Rocky Ridge Date: June 1999 Price: $895 Purpose: Hardtail, sport/XC racer Home Phone: (415) 382-6000 B Value B Weight?24 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?3" Manitou Spyder-R B Component selection C Climbing efficiency…
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DeKerf Team ST

DeKerf Team ST Date: September, 1999 Price: $1499 (frame only) Purpose: Soft-tail, XC Racer Home Phone: (604) 872-1722 C Value B Weight?4.75 pounds (frame) A Frame design A Fork performance?2.5? RockShox SID C Rear suspension?coil…
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Curtlo 24-Hour

Curtlo 24-Hour Date: September 1999 Price: (Special order) Purpose: Hardtail, XC racer/trailbike Home Phone: (509) 996-8266 C Value B Weight?24.5 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?3" Manitou SX-Ti B Component selection B…
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Aeon Isis

Aeon Isis Date: February 2000 Price: $1395 (frame only) Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (800) 222-7557 C Value A Weight?24.5 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?2.8" RockShox SID Race B Rear suspension?Stratos…
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Cannondale Super V 800

Cannondale Super V 800 Date: February 2000 Price: $1350 Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (800) 429-8464 B Value: B B Weight?28.5 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?3" HeadShok Super Fatty B Rear suspension?Fox…
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WASHINGTON VS. CALIFORNIA: WHO WINS?

WASHINGTON VS. CALIFORNIA: WHO WINS? By Eddie Rea Eddie is a good friend of mine and asked to write my column this week. Check it out. RC On a recent visit back to California, I hooked up with a few good friends for a reunion…
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2001 NORBA, AMBC AND WORLD CUP SCHEDULES!

2001 NORBA, AMBC AND WORLD CUP SCHEDULES! THE 2001 NORBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES May 31-June 3 Snow Summit Resort Big Bear Lake, California June 21-24 Snowshoe Resort Snowshoe, West Virginia June 28-July 1 Deer Valley Resort Park…
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MARTINEZ AND PEZZO WIN GOLD IN OLYMPICS

MARTINEZ AND PEZZO WIN GOLD IN OLYMPICS Miguel Martinez and Paola Pezzo won the gold medals in the Olympic mountain biking race in Sydney, Australia, on a course that sixth place finisher Thomas Frischknecht was quoted as saying was…
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MANITOU X-VERT AIR FORK

MANITOU X-VERT AIR FORK Big travel and high-performance damping Manitou's long-travel X-Vert forks are designed for mountain bikers on the edge?downhillers, freeriders, or any serious enthusiast who strays from the groomed…
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ALISON DUNLAP’S OLYMPIC DIARY-SEPTEMBER 20

ALISON DUNLAP'S OLYMPIC DIARY-SEPTEMBER 20 By John Ker Olympic cyclist Alison Dunlap is writing a diary of her Olympic experiences that will appear in the January 2001 issue of Mountain Bike Action. The issue will be available on…
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GT i-DRIVE TEAM

GT i-DRIVE TEAM How MBA got its hands on GT's 2001 i-Drive Team this early is a mystery even to us. The lightweight (really) i-Drive stole the show when GT unveiled it to the press this summer. Few aspects of this racer-only chassis…
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WORLD CUP WRAP UP!

WORLD CUP WRAP UP! Anne-Caroline Chausson clinches double titles; Vouilloz and Lopes win theirs; and the cross-country titles come down to the wire. In the world of mountain bike racing, its clear that we?ve been witnessing one of…
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NORBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!–SEPTEMBER 9

NORBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!--SEPTEMBER 9 Back to the top was the slogan of the weekend as the 2000 NORBA series concluded at Mammoth Mountain, California, on September 8, 9, and 10. The slightly cryptic phrase was a reminder to the…
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DUAL AND DOWNHILL FINALS–AUG 26-27

DUAL AND DOWNHILL FINALS--AUG 26-27 Brian Lopes and Anne-Caroline Chausson took the victories in the finals of the World Cup Dual event in Leysin, Switzerland in the final weekend of August 2000, ending a remarkable year for both. For…
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SLOW MOTION CRASHING

SLOW MOTION CRASHING By Richard J. Cunningham To most westerners, slow motion is an effect that cinematographers employ to recap a great sports moment, or a technique that adds drama to a less-than-magicical moment. Anyone who…
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2001 BIKE PREVIEW

2001 BIKE PREVIEW Do you want to see some 2001 bikes? We thought you would. Here is a selection of 2001 metal to whet your appetite. JAMIS DRAGON Take a world-class chromoly hardtail frame, add Mavic's tubeless CrossMax wheels and…
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