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First Ride Santa Cruz Bronson – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Born in 2013, the Santa Cruz Bronson shook up the mountain bike market with its in-between wheel size, known as 650B. Promising the best qualities of the two the most popular wheel sizes of that time, 27.5″ wheels became the the obvious choice for that versatile trail machine. With a nod of the hat to […]

Kenda Shows New Tires and Widths – Interbike 2018

Kenda had a couple new cross-country tires on display at Interbike 2018 along with some new purpose designed compounds. New for this year Kenda will be offering 2.2, 2.4, and 2.6 widths on 27.5 and 29-inch diameters. For 2019 Kenda moved to simplify their choices of tires casings with three different; AGC, AEC, and ATC.   […]

Review – Kogel Ceramic Pulleys

Racers will go to just about any length to save time and make their race machines more efficient. While you can nitpick weight, bearing upgrades are often overlooked because they are incredibly expensive and high maintenance. Kogel is a small company based out of El Paso, Texas, but the company’s founder and owner, Ard Kessels, […]

Eagle 12-Speed Ceramic Pulley System – Interbike 2018

There have been several companies offering ceramic pulley upgrades for Eagle drivetrains, but none look quite as good as the new kit from Enduro Bearings. Unlike other pulley systems, Enduro Bearings offers two pulleys and an idler. The pulleys use ceramic bearings and aluminum centers that are 30% larger than the stock bearings that come stock […]

Praxis Works Cadet Power Cranks – Interbike 2018

Interbike 2018 is well underway here in Reno and Praxis Works had their full line up of cranks on display including the Cadet Power. The Cadet is an alloy crank with Praxis’ 3-bolt direct mount system and oversized spindle. Praxis offers a few of their cranks with a power meter option, but the Cadet is […]