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Magura USA Just Turned 45!

MAGURA USA CELEBRATES 45 YEARS IN THE U.S. By Magura That’s right, Magura USA just turned 45! Magura was established in 1893, in the German town of Bad Urach, where we are still headquartered today. Magura USA provides high-performance components for bicycles and motorcycles of all types, and we want you to celebrate with us. […]

Throwback Thursday: Bikes, people and products of 1988

The Trimble Carbon Cross was a stab at the future by designer Brett Trimble. The bike offered a molded, monocoque, carbon fiber frame that weighed only 4 pounds, the lightest frame we had tested up to that time, in 1988. The complete bike weighed 23 pounds. Expert rider Jimmy Donnell looked so much like John […]

How do I remedy brake mush?

Q: I have a 2013 trek stache 7, it came with Avid Elixir 1 hydraulic disc and I’m not to happy with them they seem cheap and mushy. Was wondering what would be a great upgrade that’s reasonable, need something that has a awesome feel. – Nate, who is tired of the mush A: Is […]

Brake Testing: SRAM Guide RSC Brakes

SRAM catches a new brake SRAM introduced the all-new Guide line of brakes earlier this year, and we have to say, we were surprised. After years of sticking to the “Taperbore” technology used on the Avid Elixir and X series products for years and years (Avid has long been the brake division of SRAM), the […]