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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 […]